Tri-Cities Elder Law Attorneys

The Basics of Elder Law

Elder law deals with a wide range of situations for aging adults who are no longer able to make legal decisions on their own behalf. Lawyers who specialize in elder law help plan for and resolve legal issues surrounding: 

When to Contact a Lawyer

If you’re planning ahead, an elder law lawyer can help create an elder law plan for you and/or your family to help you establish your wishes and minimize confusion and conflict in the event that you can no longer care for yourself.

If you’re in the position of caregiving for an aging friend or relative, a lawyer can help you navigate complicated legal hurdles and advocate on the person’s behalf.

Regardless of your situation, the legal challenges associated with advancing age can be complicated and stressful. Let us deal with the paperwork and help you jump through the legal and regulatory hurdles involved. Contact us today to speak with a lawyer experienced in elder law. 


Common Questions About Elder Law

When should I start planning for my elder years?

None of us knows when we will be stricken with a debilitating illness or injury that affects our ability to represent ourselves legally. That’s why it’s important to work with an elder law lawyer as soon as you possibly can to legally establish your wishes and allocate your assets.

What do I do if I suspect elder abuse?

If you suspect that a friend or relative is being abused, neglected, or taken advantage of by a caregiver, contact the police and consider speaking with an attorney about your allegations.


Are you looking to get your estate in order?

Arthur D. Klym has many years of experience in elder law. Ask him anything here or better yet schedule a consultation and see what he can do for you.