estate planning

Elder Law, Charlie Brown Law

Guardianships are required to take control of a person who cannot take care of his or her own affairs. The incapacitated person could be a child who has assets, could be an adult who had a stroke, or a person who was in a debilitating accident.

Elder Law, Charlie Brown Law

Medicaid Planning
Medicaid planning is the general description of planning for an elderly adult who is requires long-term care. This planning may happen years before, and involve transfers to family members, or may occur when a person needs long-term care.

Elder Law, Charlie Brown Law

Disabled Planning
There are many techniques, simple and complex, for managing and dealing with those assets, and the planning involves the disabled beneficiary and (often) the entire family.


Additional Elder Law Resources

Power of Attorney, Health Care

Comparison: Experience WITH Protective Trusts for Children versus WITHOUT Protective Trusts for Children


A Living Will is a document which allows an individual to authorize his or her physician to withhold or discontinue extraordinary means or artificial nutrition or hydration if his or her condition is terminal and incurable or if diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state.

Durable Power of Attorney

Assets held within a revocable trust are not protected from creditors. Because the settlor can revoke the trust at any time, he is deemed to have control over the assets. Therefore, the revocable trust is disregarded.