Our Elder Law Group specializes in all aspects of Elder Law. We represent and assist clients with legal matters affecting the elderly and disabled, including issues related to health care, long-term care planning, probate avoidance, guardianship, conservatorship, and Social Security. Our attorneys help individuals, spouses, and families protect assets and plan for application for government benefits including MassHealth and Veterans benefits. We prepare applications for MassHealth and represent individuals in administrative hearings, including advanced appeals, before the Massachusetts Office of Medicaid.
We also prepare estate planning documents including Wills with Testamentary Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Health Care Proxies, Advanced Directives, and Durable Powers of Attorney, which allow our clients to plan for their future and legacy.
Our Estate Planning Group handles all phases of estate administration, including: probate, assets collection and protection, funding of living trusts, assistance in executor and trustee accountings, distribution of estate assets to beneficiaries, preparation of estate tax returns, and representation of estates in gift and estate tax audits. We are prepared to use appropriate tax-planning options to further the interests of our clients..