Elder Law Queens, Brooklyn & NYC

As we age, it is important to understand the different options we have to protect our assets and our loved ones. Our firm has been helping seniors and their families navigate their golden years. Feel free to call us at 347-766-2685 for a free phone consultation to discuss your questions with an experienced elder law attorney today.

 

Our Elder Law Services:

  • Wills- Leave your assets to your loved ones, appoint guardians for your children, save taxes, and appoint a trusted person to finalize your affairs after you pass.
  • Medicaid Planning - Get the Medicaid care you need while protecting your assets for your loved ones. Protect your home from Medicaid liens and Medicaid estate recovery with Medicaid Trusts.
  • Applying For Medicaid- Applying for Medicaid can be time consuming and confusing. Small mistakes can cause expensive problems. Allow our firm to assist you with the application process to help get you Medicaid as soon as possible.
  • Guardianships- If a person is no longer capable of handling their own affairs, the court can appoint a guardian to assist.
  • Life Insurance Planning Make sure that your loved ones can continue their lifestyle if you pass. We work with financial professionals to help protect your family.
  • Estate Tax Savings- Save more of your assets for your loved ones instead of the IRS. We can help save your estate from paying avoidable taxes.
  • Health Care Proxy- Appoint a trusted agent to make your health care decisions if you are not able to.
  • Living Wills- Living wills allow you to specify which medical procedures you would like in the event that you can not make the decisions yourself. While a health care proxy allows you to appoint an agent to make decisions, a living will instructs the agent what you would like done.
  • Power of Attorney- Who will take care of your finances if you become ill or incapacitated? An agent under a durable power of attorney can take care of your finances when you need it most.
  • Estate Planning- We prepare  wills, trusts, health care proxies and powers of attorney to make sure that you are protected in all eventualities.
  • Grandchildren
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Retirement Planning
  • Social Security
  • Elder Abuse
  • Nursing Home Issues

Contact us today at 347-766-2685 to schedule a free consultation to see how we can assist you in realizing your individualized objectives.


 

Elder Law FAQ

What is Elder Law?

Elder law is a subcategory of estate planning. Our Elder law lawyers assist in planning for retiree benefits, long-term care, Medicaid and Medicare coverage, home health care, and wills. Our offices in Brooklyn and Queens make it easier to handle all your Elder Law needs.

At what age should a person contact an elder law attorney?

Before the age of retirement or by 60 the planning stages should have begun. The sooner the better, because of certain benefits and legal requirements there are risks to waiting until later ages.

What kind of preparation is required?

In the early stages it is necessary to enumerate assets and benefits. Documenting all property, savings and investments, expected health care costs, and a number of other factors should be considered. Special care should also be given to what family or loved ones you wish to be the beneficiary of your assets.

How do I plan for disabled or dependent minors?

For a disabled child there may be a need to set up a Special Needs Trust to ensure they will continue receiving benefits. Is it also vital to consider who you wish to be the legal guardian of dependent or disabled minors.

How can I protect my assets in New York?

There are various options depending on each individual’s citation and the size of the assets. By creating a will or setting up a trust are just 2 ways your assets can be secured. By appointing someone you trust to be in charge of your estate you can have peace of mind that things will be handled in an organized manner, while minimizing costs.

How do I plan for end of life care?

Our elder law attorneys in NYC will discuss with you the options for life support, Being an organ donor, medical power of attorney, advanced directives, and funeral arrangements. Setting up legal instructions for end of life care is essential for peace of mind.


 

The Law Offices Of Roman Aminov can help you with elder law issues including planning your future health care and nursing. Roman Aminov is an Elder Law attorney in Queens, NY who has been awarded an AVVO perfect 10 Superb Rating and is recognized as a “Super Lawyer”. Senior citizens or those concerned about their golden years should sit and think about potential legal issues they may have with things like elder medicaid qualifications, life insurance, estate taxes, and guardianships. If you are unaware of what you need to even think about then it’s time to reach out to an attorney today. A free consultation with an elder law attorney to review your current financial, familial, and health situation is the first step towards gaining clarity in understanding who will watch over your minor children, how you will be buried, and how your assets will be distributed after your passing.

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