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Heyl Royster

 

Practices

ELDER LAW

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Growing older has become a complicated business.  

Heyl Royster provides representation and services to individuals and families facing legal issues affecting seniors. Planning for long nursing home stays has become very important to many of our clients, and we are able to help them with their asset preservation planning and Medicaid applications. We also provide estate planning for families with children who have special needs. 

We offer the following elder law services: 

  • Medicaid planning for long nursing home stays
  • Medicaid applications
  • Power of attorney documents
  • Revocable trusts for probate avoidance and second marriage planning
  • Irrevocable trusts for asset preservation
  • Special needs trusts to preserve public benefits
  • Wills
  • Estate and trust settlement at death
  • Probate administration
  • Guardianships
  • Medicaid appeals
  • Planning for individuals with disabilities

Heyl Royster lawyers and staff regularly guide clients with their late in life planning. Our elder law team has compassion for the needs of our elderly clients and their families and is uniquely able to offer appropriate guidance and solutions. We regularly practice before the various administrative agencies that impact our senior clients. 

Heyl Royster lawyers are frequent speakers on elder law topics in the community and author various elder law articles.

Publications

  • Elder law columnist, Senior News and Views