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Benefits of Hiring a Texas Elder Law Attorney

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Texas Elder LawThere are many benefits of hiring an Texas elder law attorney. Hiring an elder law attorney could save you and your loved ones a lot of money, grief and legal hassles including the following:

  • Disability planning, including use of durable powers of attorney, living trusts, living wills, advanced directives and other means of delegating management and decision-making to another in case of incompetencey or incapacity Conservatorship and Guardianship
  • Irrevocable Trust, a trust that allows you to transfer ownership of property or assets from yourself to a beneficiary
  • Estate planning, including planning for the management of one's estate during life and its disposition on death through the use of trusts, wills and other planning documents
  • Preservation and/or transfer of assets to avoid spousal impoverishment
  • Medicaid planning
  • Medicare claims and appeals
  • Social Security Disability claims and appeals
  • Supplemental and long term health insurance issues
  • Probate issues
  • Administration and management of trusts and estate
  • Long-term care placements in nursing home and life care communities
  • Nursing home issues including questions of patients' rights and nursing home quality
  • Housing issues, including discrimination and home equity conversions
  • Age discrimination and employment
  • Retirement, including public and private retirement benefits, survivor benefits and pension benefits
  • Health law matters
  • Mental Health law matters

Welcome to Elder Law ~ From the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

In addition, many of the entitlements, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and "health care reform," are being driven at the federal level. It takes a Texas elder law attorney committed to practice primarily in this area of law to stay on top of the most current changes in legislation. These are just some of the many benefits of hiring an elder law attorney. Find a Texas Elder Law Attorney

Source: National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.  

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