Elder Law, Guardianship, Estate Planning
Murphy, Lamere & Murphy have extensive experience with estate planning issues including issues such as physician-patient privilege, placement in a skilled nursing facility or a less restrictive environment, preference for family members as guardians, asset preservation and Medicaid/estate planning, recovery of assets of an incapacitated person as a result of financial exploitation, creation of Supplemental Needs Trusts, and many other Medicaid related issues.
Murphy, Lamere & Murphy provides traditional estate planning. Additionally, we provide guidance and counseling to older clients whose special planning needs include, financial planning; estate planning; major entitlement programs such as Social Security income, pension and retirement benefits, Medicare, and Medicaid; health care considerations; planning for incapacity, including living wills, durable powers of attorney, and right-to-die issues.
Elder law is a distinct legal field, which concentrates on the legal, financial, social, and health care needs of older Americans. Our practice is built on compassion, care, and concern for older client. We help plan for the present and the future through the use of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and health care directives. Our lawyers are experienced in dealing with Medicaid and health care planning, guardianships and the financial issues relating to nursing home admissions.
We provide counseling and representation to clients on all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, including the drafting of wills and trusts. We prepare wills for individuals with modest and substantial estates. Additionally, we have extensive experience representing administrators and executors in connection with estate administration. The firm’s representation includes contested proceedings and other fiduciary matters such as guardianships, conservatorships, and accountings.
Contact us for your Elder Law, Guardianship, Estate Planning and Administration, or Probate needs. We will handle the matter discreetly, effectively and efficiently.