Elder Law is a specialized area of legal practice which involves representing, counseling and assisting elders, people with disabilities and their families in connection with a variety of legal issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life possible to persons as they age. Elder Law addresses the combination of legal needs with the social, psychological, medical and financial needs of individuals, including minors.
The attorneys of Slater & Small have substantial expertise in initiating, administering and defending guardianships and guardian advocacies. Guardianships proceedings can be complex and require a proficient and experienced attorney to guide you from application to appointment. Our team is here to provide you with the guidance and attention required in these matters.
The attorneys at Slater & Small have the knowledge and know how to assist with all aspects of probate, estate and trust administration. We are here to help navigate and guide our clients through the many duties and responsibilities they may hold as the trustee or personal representative in these matters, or to provide guidance, security, and representation to a beneficiary of same. Managing a person’s assets after their death and the transition of the ownership of those assets can be difficult and often confusing. Our attorneys are here to provide personalized legal service while assisting and guiding you through this process.
Litigation: Probate, guardianship and trust litigation can be complex and requires an attorney who is knowledgeable and capable in the courtroom. Our legal team has litigated hundreds of probate matters and are here to represent you in guardianship disputes, exploitation of the elderly, Will contests, and Trust litigation.
The attorneys of Slater & Small handle all aspects of Medicaid & Long-term Care planning. We employ various legal techniques in an effort to protect and preserve assets and provide guidance regarding the most appropriate long-term living arrangements for the particular situation. We have the knowledge and expertise needed to complete your planning and navigate your Medicaid application to a successful conclusion.
The attorneys at Slater & Small have substantial experience in all aspects of Estate Planning. No one plan is appropriate for everyone and we are here to explain all of the aspects and planning vehicles available. We bring our knowledge, expertise, and experience to each client so to provide the estate plan that best fits your needs.
The attorneys at Slater & Small provide comprehensive counsel to assist with all aspects of Advanced Directives and Incapacity Planning, Including Durable Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Surrogate Designations, Pre-Need Guardianship Designation.
The attorneys of Slater & Small handle all aspects of Special Needs planning. We employ various legal techniques in an effort to protect and preserve assets and provide guidance regarding the most appropriate solution for the particular situation. We have the knowledge and expertise needed to complete your planning to a successful conclusion.