Elder Law in CT and NY

Elder Law in CT and NY

How Can an Elder Lawyer Help?

Elder Lawyers help seniors and their families solve the problems that are unique to aging.

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Elder Law in CT

They focus on, and are familiar with the special solutions to the problems of Elder Care, Seniors and aging.  These problems revolve around the entire family, children, spouses, medical care, living arrangements, ensuring assets are protected, ensuring their affairs and estate are optimized, getting them superior care, optimizing financial matters,  and  maximizing insurance to minimize risk.

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Medicaid Planning in CT

These problems translate into a variety of legal issues which address Elder Law. Some revolve around Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security planning, Social Security Disability, Elder Abuse, and Nursing Home Resident Rights.

Others are primarily for Estate Planning and include health care directives, powers of attorney, conservatorships, wills, trusts, living wills, revocable living trusts,  administering an estate, investments, insurance, estate taxes, and income taxes.

Other legal issues address Special Needs and various ways to plan for them including trusts and Able accounts.

There are different legal issues for elder care, planning for long-term care, resident rights in long-term care facilities and long term care insurance.  

In addition, Elder Law attorneys are familiar with the vast array of services and resources available to the senior community to enhance their quality of life.

Clients normally consult Elder Care Lawyers to either plan ahead or in the midst of a crisis.

Many Elder Care issues are handled by the children since their parents are in crisis or need help.

John combines superior knowledge and experience with kindness, compassion and care.  He helps Mom and Dad and the Family.  These are difficult times and need a soft hand.

John works primarily in Fairfield County Connecticut and Westchester County New York and knows the unique laws which require special planning.

Planning in advance and addressing problems as proactively as possible help ensure you don't lose your financial security or control of your affairs.

 

Elder, Wills, Estates, Trusts, Special Needs Tax & Business Law; Attorney John Sweeney

Sweeney Legal, LLC, provides legal, practical, and business counsel to Seniors, families, and businesses in the Fairfield, Connecticut area, including the communities of Bridgeport, Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, New Canaan, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Stamford, Weston, Westport and Wilton. John is also licensed in New York serving Westchester County including the towns of Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, and Somers.

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