by: Tehila Mörtl
Elder law attorneys in NYC and across the country specialize in the legal needs of seniors and utilize a number of specific legal instruments and practices to meet the needs of elders. While estate planning is a big part of their practice, Advise & Protect Senior Care Consultants New York elder law attorneys also work closely with clients to create such documents as powers of attorney, health care proxies, providing for appointed care giver(s) to make medical decisions should the client become incapacitated. Other services include but are not limited to locating and planning for in home elder care and nursing home care, senior day care, coordinating resources to finance care costs and ensuring elder’s rights to safe, superior care.
Attorneys specializing in elder law are also skilled in dealing with Medicare claims and appeals, the complete range of health insurance issues, tax organization and planning, conservatorships, guardianships, wills, trusts, probate, elder abuse, fraud, nursing home issues, discrimination due to age, retirement benefits, pensions, physical and mental health laws, providing representation in cases of incapacity or incompetency, administration of estates, etc. Given New York elder law attorneys do not often specialize in all legal areas, Advise & Protect will work with you to ensure the most qualified attorney(s) is obtained. Please know that attorneys that we refer to also work in tandem, when necessary, with social workers, senior care manages, psychologists, psychiatrists and whichever other professionals are necessary.
At Advise & Protect we look forward to working closely with you and you’re elder in securing an Elder Law Attorney in NYC. Meanwhile, should you have an experience you would like to share that could benefit fellow readers or have any questions about our other services, please contact us at 646-820-9202 and speak with one of our Senior Care Consultants. They will be able to answer any questions you might have to begin the process.