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Life Care Planning

Are you searching for a certified elder law attorney to assist you with life care planning in northern Virginia? If yes, Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC can help. As people age, they often develop a need for ongoing assistance with routine tasks of daily living.

People with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive impairments may not be able to stay home alone. It is important to ensure that your loved one has the tools in place to allow you to help him or her should the need arise.

Does your loved one have the appropriate power of attorney in place so that you can help make important medical and financial decisions? Does he or she have the capacity to participate in this kind of life care planning? If not, it may be necessary to obtain a guardianship or conservatorship.

COMPREHENSIVE LIFE CARE PLANNING

At Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC, our attorneys work with the elderly and their families to plan for the time when it becomes necessary to seek help and to address important concerns when that time arrives.

When a client comes to us because an aging parent can no longer live alone without help, the first question we often ask is whether there are sufficient assets to pay for home health care or for high-quality assisted living or nursing home care. If not, the next step is to create a plan for preserving assets while allowing the parent to qualify for Medicaid. We can advise you on other government benefits, such as Veterans Aid and Attendance.

Another important consideration is whether your loved one is married or not. We can help you set up a life care plan that provides for your loved one’s spouse and preserves the assets of the estate, whenever it is possible and practical to do so.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR LONG-TERM NEEDS

We can assist and advise you regarding family care agreements, long-term care insurance contracts, nursing home contracts, continuing care retirement communities contracts and Medicaid and Veterans benefits eligibility.

ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED? CALL NOW FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

Doctors may not make house calls anymore, but the life care planning lawyers of Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC, do. We routinely visit our clients at home or in the managed care, assisted living facility or nursing home where they live. If you can’t come to our office, we’ll come to you.

Contact our office today to schedule an appointment with a qualified lawyer from our Northern Virginia elder law firm!

Since 1980 the AV-rated law firm of Hale Ball has served the legal needs of individuals and businesses. Our team of attorneys include lawyers named to Super Lawyer and Rising Star lists, as well as attorneys with advanced legal degrees, specialty certifications and lawyers who teach their areas of practice to other lawyers.

Use the contact form on this page to schedule a consultation, or call 703-591-4900.

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