Elder Law

The need for “elder law” services continues to rise as the population ages. The term “elder law” encompasses many different fields of law applicable to aging adults, including the following:

   •   Planning for the transfer of assets during life and at death

   •   Planning for incapacity

   •   Preparation of:
       °   Medical Powers of Attorney
       °   General Powers of Attorney
       °   Living Wills
       °   Wills
       °   Revocable (Living) Trusts
       °   HIPAA Authorizations
       °   Declarations of Disposition of Last Remains

   •   Asset protection planning

   •   Retirement benefit planning

   •   Gift and estate tax planning

   •   Guardianships and conservatorships

   •   Medicare and Medicaid

   •   Probate

   •   Trust administration

The term “elder law” refers to such a wide variety of disciplines and includes such a broad number of practice areas that elder law attorneys must necessarily limit their practice to only certain areas of elder law. Stover & Spitz LLC can assist with many elder law needs and, to the extent a matter is outside of our area of expertise, we can refer you to another attorney who can better assist you.