Common Elder Law Issues

The practice of elder law encompasses a wide range of practice areas including:

  • Understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid and how those differences affect each client.
  • The potential issues involved in the transfer of assets as part of long-term health care planning, including a discussion of joint assets and exempt assets.
  • A discussion of income cap issues and the preparation of an Income Cap Trust if necessary.
  • Community spouse support.
  • Guardianship and conservatorship issues –Appointing a designated legal representative for a person who has become incapable of representing himself. Click here for more information (link to secondary page on Guardianship and Conservatorship)