Long-Term Care Planning Attorney- Why You Need it?
October 14, 2022
Legal counsel for elders, including assistance with Medicaid and estate planning
November 10, 2022
Show all

Experienced elder law attorneys in Montana to bring insights into a wide range of issues faced by elders

Elder law is a specialized field that requires specialized knowledge. It covers many areas and issues typically faced by elders, such as estate planning, the creation of a Will, long term care, abuse, the establishment of trust, etc. Not every attorney can be expected to have in-depth knowledge and expertise over elder laws that vary from state to state. If you stay in Montana, a trusted law firm, such as Montana Elder Law, can prove to be of great help for elders as it has experienced and licensed long term care planning attorneys and experienced elder law attorneys who can help you with all legal aspects related to elder law applicable to Montana.

The areas where you may find services by Experienced elder law attorney to be especially helpful are diversified, but all are focused on the elder issues. Estate planning is one such area that you can find to be difficult and overwhelming as it requires in-depth knowledge of the law and a lot of documentation. It is more than simply creating a Will, which is just the first step in executing an estate plan. It entails creating trusts for your life insurance policies, filling out and executing Advance Directives, guardianship decisions, settling your assets as per your wish after your death, and a lot more. The experienced elder law attorney will help you with managing all these affairs in a legally binding way.

Difference between Medicare and Medicaid 

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for Americans aged 65 and above. This is a great healthcare benefit for the elders, but the process can be complicated and confusing, especially when you are enrolling for the first time. Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, Medicare Part C, and Medicare Part D have different coverages, and offer different benefits to beneficiaries. Moreover, there are five levels to the Medicare appeals process, your long-term care planning attorney will help you with the appeals process and deal with the complexity of the claim. Medicaid is a federal program that provides healthcare benefits to low-income adults, the elderly, pregnant women, and disabilities.

Bringing insight into a wide range of situations

Long term care in old age can be expensive, and you or your family members may have to spend all your lifelong savings. You will certainly want to live independently in your old age in a way that you are able to receive an adequate level of care at a nursing home, at an assisted living facility, or home. Your long term care planning attorney will help you with the best financial arrangements for your long term care. The attorney will also help you with Medicare and Social Security appeals and claims. There are many other challenges that elders and their families may encounter.

Leveraging their extensive experience in eldercare laws, Montana Elder Law firm’s long-term care planning attorneys and Experienced elder law attorneys can bring their insight to a wide range of situations that you face, which include establishing a living trust, power of attorney, durable power of attorney, and preparing of other future scenarios.

Montanan Elder Law has experienced and licensed attorneys to provide their services for all areas of elder law including special needs, probate, estate planning, long term care, elder abuse, and more. The trusted law firm provides its services throughout Montana including Billings, Butte, Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell, Helena, and Great Falls.