Elder Law & Estate Planning Services

Guardianship And Conservatorship

Guardianship & Conservatorship

Guardianship is a legal relationship whereby the Probate Court gives one person (the guardian) the power to make personal decisions for another (the ward).

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Wills And Trusts

Wills & Trusts

Your Last Will and Testament is a written legal document that you sign before a Notary Public and two witnesses.  It becomes effective at your death and directs how your property will be distributed.

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Nursing Home Planning

Nursing Home Planning

Whether you are met with an immediate need for nursing home care or you want answers “just in case” we can provide up to date information on what’s in store.

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Powers Of Attorney

Powers of Attorney

Normally, durable power of attorney for financial, business and medical matters are effective immediately upon execution. Sometimes, however, a principal is reluctant to delegate broad powers to anyone while he or she is still competent.

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Medicaid Asset Protection Planning

Medicaid Asset Planning

Medicaid is a State and Federal Government program that pays for certain health services and nursing home care for older people with low incomes and limited assets.

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Probate Court


When a person dies owning property in the state of Missouri, a probate estate may be necessary to see that the decedent’s last bills are paid and the decedent’s property is distributed to the proper persons.

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Veterans Benefits

Veterans Benefits

For many veterans, the rising cost of assisted living, nursing home care or home health care can be staggering. To assist veterans needing these expensive healthcare services, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers a special program […]

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Special Needs Trusts

A Special Needs Trust (SNT)-sometimes also referred to as a Supplemental Needs Trust- provides for the needs of a person with a disability by complementing rather than replacing government benefits.

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Elder Abuse And Neglect

Elder Abuse and Neglect

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is an extremely hard decision. When this happens there is a reasonable expectation that the nursing home and health care providers will provide the highest standard of care with respect and dignity. Unfortunately, that is often not the case.

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