Elder Law Texas Attorney

There are many legal problems that affect citizens who are classified as seniors or the elderly. in Texas this is a growing number in population that needs the counsel of an experienced elder law attorney in Texas. Laws are rapidly becoming more complex with new regulations. Many of the actions taken by seniors regarding whether to attend to certain matters may have significant impacts on their lives in a legal respect. It is important for seniors to obtain a Texas elder law attorney accustomed to dealing with the elderly, and who has a broad understanding of the many laws that are likely to impose circumstances in order to avoid future problems. We can help if you live in Houston, Dallas, or Austin.

Elder Law encompasses many different areas of practice and fields of law, including the following:

  •     Medicaid
  •     Medicare claims and appeals
  •     Social Security and disability claims and appeals
  •     Supplemental and long term health insurance issues
  •     Disability planning
  •     Use of durable powers of attorney or living trusts
  •     Use of living trusts for important health care decisions
  •     Conservatorships and guardianships
  •     Estate planning
  •     Probate
  •     Administration and management of trusts and estates
  •     Long-term care placements in nursing home and life care communities
  •     Nursing home issues including questions of patients' rights
  •     Elder abuse and fraud recovery cases
  •     Housing discrimination
  •     Home equity conversions
  •     Age discrimination in employment
  •     Retirement – use of public and private retirement benefits
  •     Survivor benefits and pension benefits
  •     Health law
  •     Mental health law

Most elder law attorneys do offer legal services in each of these practice areas. You should engage an attorney who regularly handles the matters in the area of concern. If you are going to write a will and your spouse is at that time ill, the estate planning lawyer needs to know about Medicaid repercussions in order to know if it is an important aspect of your spouse's inheritance.

We have attorneys who work with the elderly and bring a lot more to the table than just legal practice but also practical assistance with judgment tailored to the client’s situation and wishes.

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Houston:
4635 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77027
Tel: (713) 893-0022

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 20545
Houston, Texas 77025