Planning For Your Long-term Needs
If you are nearing the age of retirement, you are likely considering the next phase of your life. This is also an ideal time to begin planning for the future. An experienced elder law attorney can help develop an estate plan to address your long-term health care needs, asset protection for your children and plans for future nursing home expenses.
At the law firm of Spellman, Kelly & Fanous LLC, we are committed to helping baby boomers prepare for retirement. We also work with senior citizens to develop living wills and advanced health care directives outlining their medical wishes. Elder law encompasses many different areas of the law. We work closely with families to understand the scope of their needs in elder law. Contact our law firm today to schedule a consultation with an experienced Connecticut elder law attorney.
Tailoring Our Approach Around Clients' Needs
Attorney Beth Fanous
develops estate plans customized around her clients' current and long-term needs. Her hands-on approach is invaluable in making sure an estate plan is tailored around individuals' current stages of life. She has experience working with couples looking to plan ahead for retirement age and senior citizens wanting to modify a will or estate plan.
Every family dynamic is unique. Attorney Fanous also has experience representing senior citizens' children when their parents are faced with Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's disease and other ailments threatening their mental capacity. We are available to work in any capacity of elder law based on each client's specific needs. Before making any recommendations, we will take the time to understand your situation and the services that might be most valuable, including:
- Estate planning and probate
- Wills and trusts
- Inheritance planning
- Gifting of assets
- Preservation and transfer of assets
- Guardianships and conservatorships
- Special needs trusts
- Asset protection planning
- Financial long-term care planning
- Independent living arrangements
- Health care quality issues
- Medicaid and Medicare planning
Helping Clients Set Up A Power Of Attorney
We can help you name a power of attorney, who will make financial decisions on your behalf in the event you become physically or mentally incapacitated.
Offering Free Advanced Directives
When you select our law firm for your elder law needs, we are available to help you set up complimentary advanced directives, which are sometimes referred to as living wills and health care instructions. We can help you identify a health care agent to make medical decisions for you in the event you become incapacitated.
Planning ahead can prevent your family from making difficult decisions for you and can reduce the chance of prolonged litigation. For more information, visit our state's website
outlining details about advanced directives in Connecticut.