Elder Law Attorney
Elder Care Attorney, Robert Slutsky was named a Top 2019 Lawyer by Main Line Today magazine.
Elder Law is the area of law that includes: Guidance navigating the elder care maze of determining the best and most appropriate care for you and your loved ones as well as how to pay for that care. At Slutsky Elder Law, we assist clients in determining where care should be provided, financing sources, applying for Medicaid, protecting and maximizing your assets, preparing the right documents (wills, trusts, power of attorney) and assisting families with estate administration. Robert Slutsky is a Pennsylvania Elder Law Attorney serving clients in Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, Bucks, and Philadelphia Counties.
Robert Slutsky, Esq. of Slutsky Elder Law has practiced Elder Law and Estate Planning in the greater Philadelphia area for more than 25 years. Practicing Elder Law since 1992, Robert Slutsky has been the trusted solicitor for the Montgomery County Office of Aging and Adult Services for over 19 years. Rob was named one the Main Lines’s Top Elder Care Lawyers and has offices in Montgomery County, Chester County, and Delaware Counties. Rob is able to plan for you and your loved ones in a timely and cost-efficient manner.
Elder Law covers a wide range of practice areas. Successfully planning for long-term care, Estate Planning, or Medicaid planning can be a taxing endeavor, especially because this is not something most people deal with regularly. That’s why Slutsky Elder Law offers elder care services in Pennsylvania’s Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Bucks Counties.
Slutsky Elder Law is Montgomery County’s elder law lawyer, offering the following services:
- Elder Law
- Medicaid and Asset Protection Planning
- Estate Administration
- Wills, Financial and Healthcare Powers of Attorney
- Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
- Special Needs Planning and Trusts
- Real Estate Transactions
You can trust Slutsky Elder Law, the Montgomery, Chester and Delaware County elder law firm, to guide you through the long-term care continuum and address your estate planning and asset protection needs.
Ideally, Estate Planning should begin as an individual enters adulthood. Children don’t need this planning but parents with children need to plan to protect them. Once you turn 18 in Pennsylvania, you are an adult and your parents no longer have the legal right to manage your affairs. This is especially important if you have assets of your own or suffer from a disability that may make you vulnerable to being taken advantage of or may need medical care where someone may be required to consent to that care for you.
Proper Estate Planning includes so many different considerations, a will being but one small piece of the puzzle. Things to consider if you are engaging in Estate Planning:
- The financial needs of dependent spouse or children were you to become disabled or die;
- The living arrangements of an ill spouse or child were you to become disabled or die;
- Financial management for you if you become disabled;
- Medical and personal care management if you become disabled;
- Needs of a disabled child;
- How the proceeds of your savings, investments and life insurance proceeds will be managed by those you leave behind;
- Consideration of will and or trust planning;
- Whether there are public benefits that may be available to pay for the care of your surviving spouse or child;
- And many other considerations.
Seeking out help from an experienced, capable Estate Planning or Elder Law attorney that is familiar with these issues is essential when it comes to effectively planning your estate.
Medicaid and Asset Protection planning is necessary to ensure you get the best care possible in the manner and location of your choice. Often, people do not think about asset protection until a friend or family member needs nursing care or other long-term care. Once people see the financial devastation that long-term care cause, astute people want to prevent that happening to them and their families. However, planning ahead and establishing a framework for care can provide you and your family with better overall care planning options and a higher likelihood of your care wishes being carried out.
Robert Slutsky, Esq. of Slutsky Elder Law is experienced and knowledgeable in these laws and regulations and provides Medicaid and Asset Protection services to older and disabled adults in Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Bucks Counties.
Elder Care Planning
Many people can find themselves in different legal circumstances that are difficult to navigate as they age. This type of law covers a wide range of legal processes that are a quintessential part of this time in an individual’s life. Generally, we find these processes to be placed under the umbrella of asset management and healthcare management. The elder law services we provide here include:
- Financial Power of Attorney
- Healthcare Power of Attorney (living will or advanced directive)
- Long-Term Care Planning
- Asset Protection Planning
- Special Needs Planning
- Cognitive Impairment Management
- General Estate Planning
- Legal Guardianship
To learn more about Robert Slutsky and Slutsky Elder Law, call 610-546-2746 or fill out our contact form.
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