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Business Planning

Nursing Home Planning

Wills & Trusts

Estate planning is necessary to properly honor your wishes after death. Wills and Trusts serve different purposes, but often the words are interchanged.

Powers of Attorney

Anyone can become incapacitated at any time. Consulting with a lawyer about the different types of powers of attorney and advanced planning will help protect you in that situation.

Irrevocable Trusts

An irrevocable trust can help protect your assets for the future. However, there can be pitfalls when placing assets into a trust which is not revocable.

Special Needs Trusts

What is the purpose of a Supplemental Needs Trust? To balance the eligibility of a person receiving benefits from government programs while keeping other family resources protected. 

Nursing Home Planning

There is a lot to plan and prepare for when considering your future long-term care needs, including being prepared for potentially entering a nursing home. It’s a complicated process. We can help. 

Medicaid Asset Protection

If you’re considering Medicaid to assist with paying for the nursing home but are worried about having too many assets, we can assist you before and during your Medicaid application process.

Veteran’s Benefits

A lawyer accredited through the Department of Veterans Affairs can discuss with you how pension programs developed for seniors may assist with your long-term care needs.


It is essential to determine whether probate is required when dealing with the property of a deceased family member and must occur within one year of a person’s death.

Business Law

Protect your business by setting up your ownership documents, preparing contracts that safeguard your interests, or planning for the sale or transition of your business.

Real Estate

Real estate matters often require help from a lawyer. Documents may need to be prepared for selling or leasing properties and to fix ownership issues or usage rights.

Our Mission is to inspire, educate and motivate our clients to control their future by empowering them to make the best decisions for their businesses and their families resulting in peace of mind.

  • What is an Elder Law Attorney?

    What is an Elder Law Attorney?

    As we get older, people and their families often find themselves facing new legal challenges related to aging, death, disability, healthcare, and financial planning. Most of us don’t know what legal help we need as we age or the consequences of putting planning off.  Working with an elder law attorney is a great step forward…

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  • Why Are Estate Services Necessary?

    Why Are Estate Services Necessary?

    Estate services are there to help you plan what happens to your estate if you pass away or cannot make decisions for yourself.’s 2022 Wills and Estate Planning Study showed that younger individuals nationwide were likelier than middle-aged Americans to have a will in 2022. No matter your age, understanding the purpose of estate…

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  • 3 Tips for Setting Up Power of Attorney

    3 Tips for Setting Up Power of Attorney

    If you have concerns about your future abilities or you want to make sure that all of your bases are covered, it’s time to consider setting up a Power of Attorney. According to the American Bar Association definition, a Power of Attorney is a legal document that gives another person the legal authority to make…

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