Dade City Elder Law Attorney
Our Elder Law Attorneys Address a Variety of Challenges for Seniors
Seniors face an array of challenges that the Dade City Law Office of Laurie R. Chane can handle on their behalf. We are experienced in managing all aspects of elder law to help achieve the best possible outcome for seniors and their families. The statutes change frequently regarding trusts, capital gains, estate planning, probate, guardianships, senior living, life planning and long-term care. Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran’s benefits eligibility guidelines change frequently as well. Partnering with an elder law attorney with compassion and legal acumen goes a long way toward achieving peace of mind. The Dade City elder law attorneys at The Law Office of Laurie R. Chane have the experience and resources necessary to help you work through your legal matters.
Clients Bring Us Their Worries and We Provide Elder Law Solutions
Elder law addresses the legal issues that occur as you age during your lifetime. Medicaid will pay the full amount of nursing home costs for qualified Florida residents. Becoming eligible requires specialized planning by a lawyer familiar with the requirements and the lawful ways a person can transfer assets and income to Qualified Income Trusts. Asset protection is a significant concern for seniors who wish to provide security to their spouses or children. . Rising medical problems, hospital stays, independent living, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities are suddenly overwhelming concerns because of high costs and increased. Whether you are taking steps now, planning for the future or are dealing with a current financial or healthcare crisis, our Florida elder law attorneys can help you solve problems and meet your goals.
Our Elder Law Services are Geared to Resolving the Problems of Seniors
Our approach to elder law covers nearly every need you may have, including:
- Asset protection and long-term care planning
- Avoiding depleting assets on Nursing Homes and other long term care facilities
- Navigating Medicaid and Medicare
- Planning and administering estates and trusts
- Choosing the right nursing home or senior care facility
- Establishing and updating an estate plan
- Addressing end-of-life wishes through legal tools such as a living will, healthcare directives, powers of attorney, trusts,
- Protection from elder abuse and exploitation
- Legal guardianships
Veterans Benefits, Pension, and Aid and Attendance
Are you a military veteran with a Veterans Administration pension? Are you a survivor who may be entitled to VA pension or Aid & Attendance benefits? We can determine whether you are eligible for additional benefits and help you secure the maximum amount you are entitled to receive. If you are eligible, VA pension benefits can help you pay for the care that you need.
Affording Long-Term Care Financing
Medicaid assistance may be invaluable for someone facing the need for long-term care. Medicaid eligibility is strictly tied to financial need. However, through proper planning, you can spend down your resources and qualify for Medicaid without going broke in the process. Our experienced Dade City elder law attorneys can help you develop a plan to hold on to the maximum amount of your assets while implementing a Medicaid eligibility plan. Additionally, we can guide you through the process of applying with a local agency for assistance in paying for community-based care, at-home care, or assisted living through one of the many Medicaid Waiver programs that may be available to you.
Experienced Legal Representation From Dade City Elder Law Attorneys
No matter what issues you may be facing as a senior, the Dade City elder law attorneys at The Law Office of Laurie R. Chane have the knowledge, skill, and experience to address your matter for a positive, successful outcome. We are here to help you evaluate your options, prepare for your future care, and resolve difficulties.