Elder Law Attorney in Plantation Florida
As you age, or as you watch your parent age, it is important to begin thinking about planning for long-term care, Medicaid, and end-of-life or incapacity. Attorney Bobbi L. Meloro, can guide you through each of these areas and will represent your best interests throughout the process.
Our Elder Law Practice Areas
Attorney Bobbi L. Meloro can competently and compassionately assist you with the following:
- Incapacity planning. When elderly or when faced with a serious illness, it is critically important to have comprehensive estate planning documents in place. Well-crafted living wills, durable powers of attorney and healthcare advanced directives will ensure that your wishes are followed in a variety of contexts and at a time when you can no longer speak for yourself.
- Guardianship. If a person is no longer capable of making his or her own decisions and has not planned in advance through the use of a durable power of attorney and health care advanced directives, we can seek a guardianship through the courts if necessary. This is a process through which a court determines that a person is incapacitated and appoints someone to make property and/or personal decisions for that person.
- Protecting seniors from exploitation. If a vulnerable adult is being exploited, we can seek an injunction from the court which quickly puts measures in place to protect him or her.
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To learn more about our elder law practice and how working with an attorney can help, contact our law offices today online or by calling us directly.
Special Needs Attorney Plantation Florida
In the area of special needs, Meloro Law helps individuals with special needs and their families protect their assets through special needs trusts and to qualify for, obtain and keep needs-based public benefits such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid.
Our Special Needs Law Practice Areas
A Special Needs Trust serves a specific and unique purpose; it allows an individual to receive money (for example, through an inheritance or a personal injury settlement) in a way that also allows them to continue to receive needs-based government benefits. A Special Needs Trust must meet specific criteria to accomplish its purpose, so it is important to set up such a trust under the guidance of a special needs trust lawyer Plantation.
Typically, those who benefit from a special needs trust are individuals who receive need-based government benefits. Parents can create a special needs trust for their child with disabilities (this is called a third-party special needs trust), or an adult can create a special needs trust for themselves (this is called a first-party special needs trust).
A special needs trust lawyer Plantation can explain your options, draft your special needs trust, choose the best person to serve as trustee, and properly report changes in circumstances to the appropriate government agency.
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To learn more about our special needs practice and how working with an attorney can help, contact our law offices today online or by calling us directly.