Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg LLC
Elder and Disability Law Attorneys
60 Walnut Avenue
Clark, New Jersey 07066

Call Us at 732 382-6070

Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg
Related Practice Areas:

Elder Law
Family Law & Mediation
Estate Planning
Medicaid
Real Estate & Zoning

Photo In the following articles, the attorneys of Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Law Firm share their insights on managing the complexities of Medicaid, nursing home care and other legal elder care issues. Our knowledge and experience in Elder Law helps you preserve the health, safety and welfare of those who are aged while at the same time planning, preserving and protecting your life's most valuable assets.

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ELDER LAW

Elder Law Is Elder Care : Your parents are aging. You're worried about whether they'll get the care they need. Every case is different. Comprehensive planning helps ensure your parents find and get the care they need.

What Can My Elder Law Attorney Do For Me? : Review and advice on nursing home placement, home care, Medicaid eligibility and applications and legal assistance with difficult decisions and disputes.

What You Can Expect At An Elder Law Initial Consultation At Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC : Evaluating your situation and recommending ways to plan for the future while preserving and protecting your life's most valuable assets.

What is a Certified Elder Law Attorney? : Our Certified Elder Law attorneys help you preserve your assets and provide for your family members. The accrediting organization is the National Elder Law Foundation approved by the American Bar Association.

Careful Planning Can Prevent a Crisis : Myths and reality of estate planning and elder law. In other words, what worked for your cousin probably won't work for you.

Elder Law and Veterans Benefits : Veterans (as well as their widows or widowers) may qualify for additional benefits as they age. Those with service-connected disabilities may qualify for free nursing home care.

ESTATE PLANNING

Careful Planning Can Prevent a Crisis : Myths and reality of estate planning and elder law. In other words, what worked for your cousin probably won't work for you.

Avoid Future Problems with Careful Estate Administation : Unravel the mysteries of probate through these 14 steps for Executors administering Estate Plans, Wills and Probate.

The Elective Share in Elder Law Planning : The impact of the spousal "elective share" on Medicaid elder care planning.

Questions and Answers about Estate Planning : Preparing a Will, a Trust and other documents that direct the handling and inheritance of your assets during your lifetime or after your death. Includes Trusts, Life Estates, Life Tenants, Charitable Trusts, Property Transfer and Estate Administration.

Special Planning for Second Marriages : When there are two families to protect, special planning can assist with the legal issues of public benefits and wills and trusts.

SSI and Estate Planning : A child receiving SSI cannot be the owner of assets. Special estate planning strategies should be considered to assist the child to meet the financial criteria for SSI.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS IN ELDER LAW

The following series of articles deals with real property, which frequently comprises the largest asset in the portfolio of individuals who consult with an attorney about elder law planning. More often than not, this property is the primary residence of the client and other family members.

Multi-Generational Living Arrangements : Thinking of moving in with your children? Consider the legal and financial issues to make it work.

Property Transfers : Elders' legal rights to remain in their home, transfer real estate by gift and reduce risk with a Life Estate.

Medicaid Basic Rules : Following the basic rules of Medicaid, a person can apply for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care or care in the home. The application process can be complex.

Impact on Income, Estate, Gift Tax : Property transfers and reverse mortgages can affect your estate plan and taxes owed and can also cause a lien on Medicaid benefits.

Forms of Ownership : Impact of forms of property ownership and elder law real estate transfers.

Loans and Mortgages : Impact of loans, mortgages, payments and property transfers on Medicaid for nursing home care.

Reverse Mortgages : Reverse mortgages allow a senior to tap into home equity, but use caution when considering this option.

SPECIAL STRATEGIES IN FAMILY LAW when dealing with Disabilities, SSI, SSD, Marriage or Divorce

Special Planning for Second Marriages : When there are two families to protect, special planning can assist with the legal issues of public benefits and wills and trusts.

When Divorce is the Only Answer and a Family Member has Disabilities : When a marriage is beyond repair and a family member has disabilities, special planning strategies are available to protect the disabled parties.

Multi-Generational Living Arrangements : Thinking of moving in with your children? Consider the legal and financial issues to make it work.

Mental Illness & New Jersey Law : Commitment proceedings, guardianships, advanced directives, and other considerations when a family member is mentally ill.

SSD Child Benefits: Requirements & Criteria : Disabled children may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) : Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be available for disabled children who do not qualify for Social Security Disability.

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Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg Law Firm can assist with the spectrum of legal issues
faced by the elderly and their families. Our Practice Areas include:

Elder Law | Medicaid | Special Needs Trust | Guardianship
Veterans Benefits | Military Discharge & Records Correction | Estate Planning | Estate Planning - Baby Boomers
Probate & Estate Admin | Family Law & Mediation | Real Estate & Zoning

 

To make an appointment or speak to our Elder Law attorneys, call 732-382-6070 or contact us online.