As an individual ages, the need for legal planning becomes increasingly important. However, planning through elder law means something different to each person. Whether you need to protect your assets or ensure you have the finances to pay for potential medical expenses, at Dzialo, Pickett & Allen, P.C., our lawyers are equipped to provide a solution tailored to your specific needs.
We help senior citizens throughout the Middletown, Hartford and Old Saybrook areas with many types of elder law matters, including:
- Drafting advance medical directives and powers of attorney
- Estate planning, including wills and trusts
- Elder abuse and fraud issues
- Medicaid and Medicare planning
- Disability planning
- Handling retirement benefits
- Reverse mortgages
Medicaid And Medicare Planning
Medicaid and Medicare are important programs that provide many people the coverage they need to pay for medical expenses and nursing home care. In order to maximize these benefits, however, it takes careful planning.
Our attorneys have years of experience assisting people who want to prepare for the possibility of paying for a nursing home or expensive medical treatment. By properly arranging your assets using trusts and other tools, we can help ensure that you qualify for the right programs, set up the right plan for your situation and sign up at the most strategic time.