Elder Law

The practice of elder law encompasses a range of legal services that address the specific needs of elderly and disabled individuals. As advocates and legal advisors, the attorneys in the Elder Law Practice Group at Summers Compton Wells can help you safeguard the finances and well-being of an elderly or disabled individual through long-term care planning, asset protection, and special needs planning.

Specific services include estate planning, and planning, qualifying and applying for Medicaid benefits in a manner that minimizes family disputes and maximizes the disposition of your assets according to your wishes. Common goals of our Elder Law attorneys include the avoidance of probate, and making estate and trust administration as straightforward and understandable as possible. Our Elder Law attorneys are well-versed in fiduciary duties and provide expert counsel to agents and court-appointed fiduciaries who are tasked with making financial or health care decisions on behalf of elderly or disabled individuals.