ELDER LAW

Elder law is the branch of estate planning which, in addition to customary estate planning goals, also considers the available choices for positioning assets to attempt to preserve oneís hard-earned assets against various creditors and expenses including medical and skilled nursing home expenses which concern many senior citizens. There are a number of techniques to qualify an individual for various governmental benefits while at the same time, preserving a substantial amount of assets for the personís family (including a spouse who remains at home). Steckel & Stopp has assisted clients in this continuing evolving area for over sixty-five years.

 

 
   
 
 

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