Elder Law attorneys focus on the legal needs of the elderly. Unforeseen problems can arise when family members act without seeking experienced legal counsel. The Law Office of Daniel Parsons in Geneva, Illinois combines experience and a variety of tools and techniques to help our older clients and their families meet their objectives with the best possible results.
Medicaid planning is the practice of assisting the elderly and their loved ones in protecting their rights and assets when faced with nursing home or other long-term care issues. The Law Office of Daniel Parsons will work with families to qualify a loved one for Medicaid benefits to pay for nursing home or other long-term care expenses while assuring quality care.
Estate planning is the practice of helping clients develop sound goals and objectives relative to the best use and protection of assets during their lifetimes as well as after death. The Law Office of Daniel Parsons works with clients to form plans that assure the estate passes to whom they want, at the appropriate time and with whatever controls are prudent or necessary.
Disability planning focuses on making sure that our clients are prepared in the event of disability to assure that a trusted friend or loved one is able to assist them in financial, personal or medical affairs when necessary.
A trust is the most effective asset management tool during our life and after death. There are many different kinds of trusts designed to meet our clients' diverse needs and objectives. At the Law Office of Daniel Parsons we work with our clients to select the type of trust that will best meet your particular needs and goals.
Powers of Attorney are very important disability and estate planning tools. These documents help assure that someone you trust and have chosen will be able to provide you with whatever kind of assistance you may need in the event of an untimely injury or disability.
A guardian is an individual or institution appointed by the court to assist someone that is unable to manage their own personal, medical or financial affairs such as a minor or disabled adult.
Probate is a court-supervised settlement of a deceased person's estate. In Illinois, an estate is subject to probate if there is real estate or assets exceeding $100,000 that are not passing by joint ownership, beneficiary designation or trust.