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Addressing Elder Law Needs And Concerns

In this era of complex, evolving laws and continually escalating health care costs, many senior citizens’ legal needs go well beyond basic estate planning. At Estate Law Center, PLLC, attorney Katherine Breckenridge (formerly Katherine S. Charapich) takes a specific interest in the issues today’s aging citizens and their families face.

Your concerns may involve preparation for retirement, examining eligibility for government benefits and evaluating nursing home costs, contracts and financing options. Ms. Breckenridge is a personable, knowledgeable lawyer with strong analytical skills and 20 years of experience in business. She takes the time to get to know you and recommends documents and strategies that help you plan for your future and protect your interests.

Comprehensive, Visionary Planning Strategies For Seniors And Their Families

There are many legal steps available to ensure that your wishes will be carried out in the event you need long-term care, become unable to make decisions for yourself, and when you pass away. Ms. Breckenridge has the skills and resources to assist you with vital matters such as:

  • Drafting, reviewing or amending essential estate planning documents, such as a wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance medical directives, to ensure they reflect your current situation and intentions.
  • Helping you evaluate available options for covering the costs of nursing home care, assisted living and ongoing medical services, while protecting your home and other valuable assets.
  • Developing asset protection strategies which may take into account eligibility to receive Medicaid and other government benefits to which you are entitled.
  • Assisting your family to petition for a guardianship or conservatorship that grants legal authority to make decisions for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another incapacitating condition.

Do You Need to Seek Guardianship Or Conservatorship For Your Loved One In The Commonwealth of Virginia?

For people at all stages of life with legal and financial concerns, the Estate Law Center, PLLC, and Katherine Breckenridge are important resources. Ms. Breckenridge upholds the highest ethical standards and will be absolutely upfront about the investment value of her various services. To schedule a consultation with her, call 540-827-4395 or send an email today.