Elder Law

Many seniors and their loved ones aren't fully aware of their legal rights -- or of the kinds of assistance available. Lawyers, volunteer advocates, and free information resources can help you avoid unnecessary confusion. 

Legal experts can help in many areas, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Healthcare decision-making
  • Problems with care providers and facilities
  • Elder abuse
  • Fraud


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