Elder Law Burbank
Elder Law Burbank Ca: Caring for your family at different stages of life is the largest part of the practice of Elder Law serving the Burbank elder and probate community. Elder Law attorneys, we often counsel clients in multi-disciplinary legal areas including but not limited to elder abuse and probate. Our attorneys provide service to Burbank residents with all areas o elder law including the following areas of law:
Estate Planning (Wills and Trusts): Our Elder Law & Estate Planning practice focus of preparing a plan of action for management of assets during incapacity and for distribution of the assets at death for residents in Burbank and Hollywood Hills.
Preparation of Power of Attorney Documents: Power of attorney documents are created as means to assist in decision by appointing an agent to make decisions for the principal.
Preparation of Advance Heath Care Directives: When it is time for making health care decisions, this document serves as a statement of your authority to allow someone else to make health care decisions for you when you are no longer able to do so yourself.
Trust Administration: After a person dies (of even when he/she is incapacitated), the assets in a trust need to be managed and then distributed upon death. This process is called trust administration.
Probate Administration: When there is no trust, or when a trust is not funded, this court process allows for distribution of assets at death and admission of the will in court.
Conservatorships & Elder Law: Conservatorships are protective proceedings where an adult requests powers from the court to care for another adult. A Los Angeles Conservatorship is a complex process that requires expert advice.
Medi-Cal Planning and Asset Protection: We assist clients in obtaining Medi-Cal benefits and create strategies for asset protection for our clients to retain their most valued possessions.
Guardian Ad Litem: Many times, an incapacitated person who is also elderly has rights to claims in lawsuits. Our Guardian Ad Litem can help protect the disabled in lawsuits.
Financial Elder Abuse Law: Since 1993, our lawyers have helped thousands of people protect themselves against Financial Elder Abuse. Abuse of elders is unfortunately very common and many times connected to a probate estate by litigation. We help recover assets of elderly in probate and civil court where the assets have been taken by another person, or used for a wrongful purpose. Financial abuse of elders is also often litigated in estates and wills contests.