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Elder Law Attorney in Millsboro, DE

Proficient Legal Help for Delaware, Sussex County, and Maryland Seniors and Their Families

What is elder law? Elder law is a legal field that focuses on a broad range of issues that affect elderly clients and their families. This area of our practice requires careful consideration of complicated federal and state laws and regulations that are multifaceted in terms of securing important government benefits. .

What Does An Elder Law Attorney Do?

At DiPietro Law, we help seniors and their families engage in legal and ethical strategies to preserve assets and income when they face a long term care event and apply for public benefits to ensure that a client receives the care they need when they need it. We bring compassion, experience, and value to your elder law planning needs.

Our firm has a sound grasp on various issues facing seniors in need of long term care and the strategies that can be used to secure important public benefits. We help clients through various stages of long term care planning, whether there is an expectation that care will be needed soon, or care is already being provided at home, in an assisted living facility, or a nursing home. Our Millsboro elder law lawyer in Sussex County is here to help you review your options, create a plan to qualify for Medicaid or VA benefits and implement that plan to secure benefits for your loved one.

Your Trusted Elder Law Advocates in Sussex County

The questions and concerns related to elder law can be many and varied. You need an attorney who has the requisite knowledge, skills, and experience to provide the advice and representation you need. At DiPietro Law, our Millsboro elder law lawyer provides answers and highly professional legal counsel to clients in Delaware and Maryland. We are dedicated to making a difference in your life, taking the burden of uncertainty and worry off your shoulders, and ensuring the correct planning and protections are in place to serve your needs and objectives.

Contact DiPietro Law LLC TodayOnline or Call (302) 240-9969 to Discuss Your Elder Law Needs in Sussex County and Maryland.

Elder Law Legal Matters

Elder law covers numerous legal matters pertaining to seniors in need of long term care. Our team of experienced elder law attorneys in Delaware are ready to assist you with any type of elder law matter you need.

Examples of elder law issues and planning can include:

  • Medicaid Planning to create and implement a plan to protect assets while qualifying for long term care Medicaid in order to secure financial assistance for needed care.
  • VA Planning for service eligible Veterans or their surviving spouses to create and implement a plan to secure an additional stream of income to offset the cost of long term care.
  • Estate planning to ensure a thorough plan for incapacity and reduce the time, cost, and stress of probate that continues to serve the client through a new stage of life.
  • Adult guardianships to appoint legal decision-makers when incapacity planning was not completed or is inadequate to meet the needs of the client. When a person does not have a current and thorough power of attorney and/or health care directive, the court will appoint an appropriate decision-maker. The guardianship process requires court approval and ongoing court supervision for the remainder of the lifetime of the person who is incapacitated.

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