I came to elder law out of an interest in health care policy. I was involved in a... more
I came to elder law out of an interest in health care policy. I was involved in a documentary entitled "Can't Afford to Grow Old" and then went to work for AARP shortly after college. My special needs practice developed out of personal experience. My son has ADHD and ASD (and lots of other abbreviations as well!) After fighting with the school district on my own, I decided to add special ne... view profile
I have been practicing for over 10 years in the areas of elder law, estate and asset... more
I have been practicing for over 10 years in the areas of elder law, estate and asset preservation planning, special needs planning and guardianships. I am regularly appointed by the courts in Bergen and Passaic counties as court appointed counsel and guardian ad litem for incapacitated person. I live with my husband, Peter and my three children, Connor, Ryan and Elle in Mahwah, New Jerse... view profile
Elder law attorneys and elder care lawyers deal with issues related to elderly and disabled people. They write wills, answer tax questions, and plan strategies for obtaining disability, Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare payments. Their services are useful for health and long-term care planning, as well as end-of-life planning decisions and instances of elder abuse. Elder law attorneys know what public and private resources may be available for your elderly relatives or for anyone else you know with special needs.