Some attorneys deal primarily with the legal problems facing older clients and the families who care for them. Is “Elder Law” a recognized legal specialty? How can you find a qualified elder law attorney?
The elderly, their caretakers and family members often face complicated legal problems. The same issues often face disabled children and adults and their family members. Information about the legal system, public benefits programs, taxation and other issues can be difficult to locate. Available information may be presented in legal language, making it impossible for individuals to understand the explanations. Here we attempt to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about elder law in a simple, straightforward manner.
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