Elder Law Attorney on Long Island, NY
Backed by Over 35 Years of Experience
Protecting assets for long-term health care needs is a fact of life for many families.
Elder law includes:
- Asset protection planning
- Preservation of assets
- Disability planning
- Nursing home arrangements
- And Medicaid planning
These areas are rapidly changing and require expert knowledge of exempt transfers and trusts. Our elder law attorneys in Long Island have the knowledge and skills needed to advise our clients regarding their options.
Our Elder Law & Guardianship Services
At Robert H. Solomon, PC, our Long Island elder law lawyers are intimately familiar with resources and services both publicly and privately available to meet your needs. We are fully prepared to discuss and actively mitigate any issues that arise during this planning.
Our goal is to guide you with patience, care, and compassion as you navigate the nuances and challenges of elder law. We recommend an independent geriatric care manager who works closely with clients to create the best care plan for their elderly family members.
- Hospital discharge planning
- Developing a home care plan
- And aiding with placement in an appropriate facility
In the event of an emergency, an elder care lawyer at our law firm is ready to act quickly to help your family deal with the crisis and avoid undue stress. Additionally, our elder care law firm offers comprehensive guardianship services.
What Is Guardianship?
Guardianship is a legal relationship between a competent adult (the "guardian") and a person who is no longer able to take care of their affairs (the "ward"). A person can be incapacitated through age or disability, unable to take care of their personal needs or property management as a result.
The guardian is authorized to make:
- And healthcare decisions for the ward
In some instances, our may suggest a “limited guardianship,” in which the guardian may exercise only those rights that have been removed from the ward and delegated to the guardian.
Because guardianship involves a profound loss of freedom and dignity, state laws require that guardianship be imposed only when less restrictive alternatives have become ineffective. Our team can guide you through these various options to help you make the best decision for your specific circumstances. If you need help with elder guardianship, contact an elder care attorney in Long Island from our law firm.