Elder law attorneys focus on legal concerns for older adults.
Elder law attorneys specialize in legal matters concerning older adults. Most elder law attorneys handle legal issues related to health care, long term care and life planning, guardianship, durable power of attorney, social security, Medicare/Medicaid, Veteran’s assistance and other matters concerning older adults. Elder law attorneys are also considered specialized in the field of law because of the variety of challenging situations their clients face in the aging process. For this reason, these attorneys can handle more sensitive and emotional situations in a dignified and professional manner.