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May Is Elder Law Month: 7 Benefits of Hiring an Elder Law Attorney

May Is Elder Law Month: 7 Benefits of Hiring an Elder Law Attorney

In 1963, the National Council of Senior Citizens met with John F. Kennedy to advocate for elderly needs, which led to the designation of Senior Citizens Month. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys has since embraced this proclamation and declared May as National Elder Law Month. Elder Law Attorneys serve senior clients and assist and advise family members who care for their elderly parents or relatives. Unlike other lawyers who specialize in one field of law, Elder Law Attorneys often handle several aspects of Estate Planning including Guardianships or Conservatorship, Medicaid Benefits, Probate and Estate Planning, Health and Long-Term Care...

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May is National Elder Law Month

May is National Elder Law Month | Florida Estate and Elder Law Attorney Barry D. Siegel at The Siegel Law Group, P.A

Haven’t heard of National Elder Law Month? You’re not alone. It’s actually an awareness day created by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the goal is to make sure that seniors and those who care about them know about this largely underutilized area of law. Elder Law provides those over 65 years of age with help for all of their legal needs, and the unique issues that older adults face in planning to age with dignity. While Elder Law encompasses the need to plan for their end-of-life wishes, it’s actually about providing all forms of legal support to those...

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What Is A Florida Elder Law Attorney?

What Is A Florida Elder Law Attorney? | Florida Estate and Elder Law Attorney Barry D. Siegel at The Siegel Law Group, P.A

As people age, they often face new legal issues such as health care concerns, long-term care planning, adult guardianship, retirement issues, Social Security, Medicaid planning and other important matters. A Florida Elder Law Attorney advocates for aging adults and their families. Older adults often have unique issues that they did not have when they were younger and want to age with dignity and respect. What Is An Elder Law Attorney? Elder Law Attorneys handle the financial and Estate Planning legal issues that affect older adults, their caretakers and their families. Elder Law Attorneys have experience handling the sensitive and often stressful emotional...

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How to Choose an Elder Law Attorney

Siegel Law Group will help you choose the best elder law attorney.

Although many resources allow us to find the elder law attorneys we need quickly and efficiently, sometimes finding the right one to fit your needs takes more work. Barry D. Seigel, Esq. offers the following guidelines to help you find an elder law attorney who is knowledgeable, personable, and within budget. Determine What Kind of Lawyer You Need Often, people underestimate the degree to which lawyers can specialize in a specific field or topic. Elder law is a broad term that covers the many legal and financial issues that affect elders and their family members, including the following: wills, trusts, surrogate decision-making...

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