Elder Law

Elder Law in New York: Protecting the Rights and Well-being of Seniors

As the population continues to age, the need for specialized legal services to address the unique challenges faced by older adults has become increasingly crucial. In New York, elder law has emerged as a vital practice area that focuses on protecting the rights and well-being of seniors. This area of law encompasses a wide range of legal issues affecting older individuals, including estate planning, long-term care, Medicaid planning, guardianship, and elder abuse.

One of the primary concerns addressed by elder law attorneys in New York is estate planning. Seniors often require careful planning to ensure the orderly transfer of their assets and property to their loved ones. An elder law attorney can assist in drafting wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents to ensure that the wishes of the individual are properly carried out and to minimize the potential for disputes among family members.

Long-term care is another critical aspect of elder law. With the rising costs of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, many seniors face financial challenges in obtaining the care they need. Elder law attorneys help clients navigate complex Medicaid laws and regulations to develop strategies that protect their assets while still qualifying for government assistance. These professionals can also provide guidance on long-term care insurance and other alternatives for financing long-term care.

Guardianship is a significant concern for seniors who may become incapacitated and unable to make decisions about their personal and financial affairs. Elder law attorneys can assist in establishing guardianship arrangements, ensuring that a trusted individual is appointed to make decisions on behalf of the incapacitated person.

Lastly, elder abuse is a pressing issue that requires legal intervention. Elder law attorneys in New York work tirelessly to protect seniors from physical, emotional, and financial abuse. They can help victims obtain restraining orders, pursue legal action against perpetrators, and connect them with support services to ensure their safety and well-being.

In conclusion, elder law plays a vital role in safeguarding the rights and interests of seniors in New York. With its comprehensive approach to legal issues affecting older individuals, elder law provides the necessary guidance and support to navigate the complex challenges faced by the aging population. By consulting an experienced elder law attorney, seniors and their families can ensure that their legal needs are met, allowing them to focus on enjoying their golden years with peace of mind.

 

NameAddressPhone
The Law Offices of Jaime Lathrop, P.C.182A 26th St Ste 2R

Brooklyn, NY 11232

(718) 857-3663
Kroll Proukou, LLP2425 Clover St Ste B

Rochester, NY 14618

(585) 271-4470
Angiuli & Gentile, LLP1493 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10305

(347) 201-4447
Yolette M. Saintiny Esq1559 Ralph Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11236

(718) 629-6100
True & Walsh LLP950 Danby Rd, Suite 310

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 273-2301
Boylan Code llp145 Culver Rd Ste 100

Rochester, NY 14620

(585) 232-5300
Mark Aberasturi30 Matthews Street – Suite 301

Goshen, NY 10924

(845) 294-2852
Fowler Law1011 Hoosick Rd

Troy, NY 12180

(518) 279-1143
Connors and Sullivan, Attorneys at Law, PLLC7408 5th Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11209

(718) 238-6500
Law Office of Patricia A George37 East Ave

Lockport, NY 14094

(716) 434-6641
Thomas P.L. Mahoney Attorney At Law6283 Woodhaven Blvd

Rego Park, NY 11374

(718) 898-9400
Law Offices of Stephen J. Silverberg, PC185 Roslyn Rd

Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

(516) 307-1236
Law Office of Susan A.Principato1110 South Ave

Staten Island, NY 10314

(646) 835-2652
Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP121 E Buffalo St

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 269-8359
Michael R Hettler Attorney22 Victoria Blvd

Kenmore, NY 14217

(716) 875-8664
The Misrok Law Firm LLP30 S Central Ave

Valley Stream, NY 11580

(516) 881-9573
Cormac McEnery, Esq.562 City Island Ave

Bronx, NY 10464

(929) 352-7825
The Law Firm of Michael J. Gaffney1164 Victory Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10301

(718) 815-6400
True & Walsh LLP950 Danby Rd, Suite 310

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 273-2301
DeFio Law Firm PLLC774 State Fair Blvd

Syracuse, NY 13209

(315) 488-7339
Zemsky and Salomon33 Front St Ste 207

Hempstead, NY 11550

(516) 485-3800
Groff John G Esq1 Hanover Sq

Horseheads, NY 14845

(607) 739-3601
Bell Glenn D13640 39th Ave Ste 507

Flushing, NY 11354

(718) 888-7960
Jennifer Walter Fowler185 Fenimore Rd

New Rochelle, NY 10804

(914) 654-8500
Gary Levine & Susan Htoo, PC290 Hooker Ave

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 452-2366
Merlino & Gonzalez394 Manor Rd

Staten Island, NY 10314

(718) 698-2200
Anthony P. Barone43 New Dorp Plz N

Staten Island, NY 10306

(718) 351-1600
Callaghan Parente LLP626 Rxr Plz

Uniondale, NY 11556

(516) 522-2695
LaManna-Ulrich, Mary Attorney at Law25 Merrick Ave

Merrick, NY 11566

(516) 804-2931
Adams Thomas J11406 Jamaica Ave

Richmond Hill, NY 11418

(718) 847-4572
Anna Kirschner Esq49 W Market St

Red Hook, NY 12571

(845) 758-6991
Marchese & Maynard47 Plandome Rd

Manhasset, NY 11030

(516) 869-1111
Law Office of Susan A.Principato1110 South Ave

Staten Island, NY 10314

(646) 835-2652
Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP121 E Buffalo St

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 269-8359
Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP245 Main St

White Plains, NY 10601

(914) 948-1500
Law Office Of Richard D Ceresia1 State St

Troy, NY 12180

(518) 650-2542
Law Office of Aliotta Randi Pincus1688 Victory Blvd, Ste 200

Staten Island, NY 10314

(718) 619-4812
Leonhardt Law901 Steward Ave

Garden City, NY 11530

(516) 325-1519
Hersh Martin Law Offices Of4 Asthalter Rd

Liberty, NY 12754

(845) 292-9345
Paul Stephen Beeber Esq99 N Broadway

Hicksville, NY 11801

(516) 433-8882
Michael R Hettler Attorney22 Victoria Blvd

Kenmore, NY 14217

(716) 875-8664
The Misrok Law Firm LLP30 S Central Ave

Valley Stream, NY 11580

(516) 825-3025
Carozza Carol Attorney2525 Palmer Ave

New Rochelle, NY 10801

(914) 235-1498
Cormac McEnery, Esq.562 City Island Ave

Bronx, NY 10464

(718) 885-1234
Galbato Law Firm71 Genesee St

Auburn, NY 13021

(315) 252-1234
Estate Planning Law Center555 French Rd

New Hartford, NY 13413

(315) 793-3622
True & Walsh LLP950 Danby Rd, Suite 310

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 273-2301
Cartier, Bernstein, Auerbach & Steinberg, P.C.100 Austin St

Patchogue, NY 11772

(631) 654-4900
Michael J Keenan253 Main St

Hudson Falls, NY 12839

(518) 747-9511
Walling Law6225 Sheridan Dr Ste 206

Buffalo, NY 14221

(716) 632-2782
Nancy E Brayley Law Office460 N Winton Rd

Rochester, NY 14610

(585) 288-3200