Health And Personal Care Planning
Giving advice and preparing, advance medical directives (medical power of attorney, living wills, and health care declarations) and counseling individuals about life care, medical and life-sustaining choices.
Esate Planning: Wills, Trust, Rral Estate Deeds
Preparing wills, trusts, durable general or financial powers of attorney, real estate deeds and giving advice on gifting, the financial and income, estate and gift tax implications of any proposed actions.
Involve executor, personal representative, attorney-in-fact, trustee, conservator, and representative payee.
Legal Capacity Counseling
Determining level of capacity required for various types of legal activities and representing those who are the subject of conservatorship proceedings.
Public Benefits Advice
Planning for and assisting in obtaining Medi-Cal, Medicare, Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income, Veterans benefits and housing and food programs.
Planning, drafting, and administration of special/supplemental need trust for elders and disabled people, special education and related issues.
Long Term Care Medical Matters
Analyzing and counseling on health, life, long term care, home care, COBRA, medigap, long term disability, dread disease, prescription coverage, and burial/funeral policies.
Resident Rrights Advocacy
Advising patients and resident of hospitals, nursing facilities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, adult care facilities, and those cared for in their homes of their rights and appropriate remedies in matters such as admission, transfer and discharge policies, quality of care, and related issues.
Reviewing the alternatives available and their financing such as: renovation loan programs, life care contracts, home equity conversion, reverse and other mortgage options.
Social Security Law
Unemployment benefits due to disability and appeals from denial.
Advocation In Connection With Related Civil Matters
1) BUSIENSS LAW: Contract, Lease Agreements, Business Transactions
2) FAMILY LAW: Legal separation, divorce, pre and post marital agreement, annulment
3) PERSONAL INJURY: Auto accident, sexual harassment, nursing home torts, and discrimination, elder abuse (including financial and consumer fraud)
In connection with will contests, contested capacity issues, public benefits, personal injuries, business disputes, and child custody or property disputes.