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Working For The Rights Of The Elderly

As we age, there are plenty of situations people may begin to worry about when it comes to themselves or a parent or spouse. What if something suddenly happens to them? How will my loved ones and I be able to afford long-term care if someone needs it? Will we be putting someone in a worse position if something terrible happens? These are all common questions that an attorney with experience and dedication to helping the elderly can answer.

At Oberst Law Office, LLC, We take you through the questions you have to give you the answers you need. Whether you’re overwhelmed with the Medicaid process or working toward a solution to affordable care, we can identify your concerns and guide you to a winning solution.

A Guide Through The Medicaid Process

Many individuals who need to look into long-term care find out quickly that costs can get very expensive quickly and turn to Medicaid to figure out these problems. To make matters worse, the application and filing process for Medicaid can be time-consuming and confusing to most people simply looking for assistance during a difficult time. While you can apply without the help from an attorney, there may be points that make things difficult to understand if you’re not well-versed in the process. By working with us, we can start the process on advising you on how to apply, what you qualify for and how to factor these choices into your care plan.

Another benefit of hiring an accomplished elder law attorney is putting someone in your corner that understands the unique rules and regulations behind application within your state, allowing for effective strategies and plans for all involved. We guide you through your history and make sure to highlight any exemptions and look out for possible penalties that can affect your application. Together, we can make sure that you aren’t bogged down by multiple applications.

Keeping Your Assets And Finances Safe

When you’re anticipating high costs for care, it’s normal to feel worried about how and where this money is going to come from, especially if you plan to leave things behind for your loved ones. However, you still want to make sure you can qualify for Medicaid benefits when the time comes. When all of these stakes seem so high, it’s beneficial to consult with an attorney on how to make sure that your possessions and finances are safe. This is when you may want to consider asset protection.

Asset protection is planning to ensure that your finances are kept safe from nursing home or at-home care expenses with the addition of keeping them from others who would gain from abusing these plans set in place. Additionally, asset protection can make the process of applying for Medicaid more complicated, so it’s in the best interest of you and your loved ones to discuss all of these possibilities with an experienced attorney.

Call Our Office And Avoid Facing The Challenges Alone

Planning for your future is a difficult task and many forms and processes don’t make it any easier. You can call Oberst Law Office, LLC, at our Evansville office by calling 812-668-7413 and utilize the benefit of speaking to an attorney who can help you manage your applications, assets and much more. Alternatively, you can send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.