What Is Elder Law?
Elder Law is a legal term used to describe an area of law dealing with issues relating to older adults and their families.
What Areas of Law Are Included Under Elder Law?
- Estate planning
- Real estate
- Nursing home neglect
- Housing Transitions
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Elder Law
LawInfo.com offers answers to a list of frequently asked questions about Elder Law, such as:
- What Are The Requirements For A Survivor To Receive Social Security Benefits?
- What Is The Maximum Social Security Retirement Benefit?
- What Is The Earliest Age That I Can Begin Receiving Retirement Benefits?
- How Are My Retirement Benefits Calculated?
- What Is The Definition Of Full Retirement Age?
- If Both My Spouse And I Are Entitled To Social Security Benefits, Is There Any Reduction In Our Pay?
- How Does A Divorced Spouse Qualify For Social Security Benefits?
Why Should I Hire an Elder Law Attorney?
There are several reasons you should hire an Elder Law attorney, such as:
- For Conservatorships and Guardianships
- To help plan the management of your estate during your life
- To help dispose of your estate upon your death by drafting trusts, wills and other planning documents
- To transfer your assets to help you avoid spousal hardship
- To help plan for Medicaid
- To deal with Medicare claims and appeals
- To guide you through housing issues
- To guide you through health law matters, age discrimination and retirement
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