Helping Seniors & Families
Plan For Their Future
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Woodbourne

Gummer Elder Law Serves Seniors of Woodbourne, PA

As we age, it becomes necessary to think about the future and decide how best we can help our families navigate end-of-life decisions. Planning for the future requires grappling with complex legal requirements and to clearly communicate your decisions and wishes. Taking time while you are healthy and able to plan now will ensure that the process is easier for you and your family.

Gummer Elder Law is here to assist Woodbourne, PA residents, and their families, tackle these difficult and complex issues. Depending on your particular circumstances, there are various legal options to consider.

Wills - Woodbourne, PA

Your entire life you’ve worked to provide for your loved ones. Make sure that your family is taken care of in the future. A will lets you control the disposition of your assets after you are gone. A will is essential to ensuring your wishes are carried out. Discover more info about wills.

Living Wills - Woodbourne, PA

Today’s medicine has brought many life-extending medical treatments. However, this life extension can include the extension of suffering. Make sure your wishes around this matter are known. A living will is a legal document with which you direct your doctor if you are in an end-stage medical condition or a state of permanent unconsciousness. Find out more about the process of creating living wills.

Powers of Attorney - Woodbourne, PA

If you become unable to take care of yourself or disabled, without a power of attorney in place, the courts will be needed to appoint a guardian. A durable power of attorney allows you to appoint the individual who will manage your financial and medical affairs if you become disabled or unable to care for yourself. More detailed information about powers of attorney.

Trusts - Woodbourne, PA

Depending on your needs, we can assist with a wide variety of trusts. Some are used to provide tax savings while others are used to protect the assets of the beneficiary. Here's more about trusts.

Medicaid (Asset Protection) Planning - Woodbourne, PA

A huge concern for families is nursing home costs. Most health insurance plans and Medicare only offer only limited coverage for a patient needing a nursing home. Without long-term care insurance, the only option is often to pay for yourself until your assets are drained and you are able to apply for Medicaid. This can be a complicated process and we can help. Discover more about Medicaid Planning.

Guardianships - Woodbourne, PA

Without a power of attorney in place, if you happen to become disabled or incapacitated, then a guardian must be appointed by the court to care for you and manage your financial affairs. Upon appointment of a guardian, you lose certain legal rights to act on your own behalf, and the guardian will be empowered to act for you. It is possible to avoid this process with proper planning. If you have a loved one who is no longer able to manage important matters, we can assist you through the guardianship process. See more about the guardianship appointment process.

Probate and Estate Administration - Woodbourne, PA

Probate is the process of validating a will. Estate administration is the managing of an estate. Gummer Elder Law can help with both of these processes. More facts about probate and estate administration.

Our Attorneys – Woodbourne, PA

Gummer Elder Law’s dedicated attorneys are devoted to helping of Woodbourne, PA residents and their families plan for their future. We can ease the navigation through the complexities of the legal system.

Our attorneys can help in the creation of wills, living wills, powers of attorney, and trusts. We can also assist with guardianship, Medicare (asset protection) planning, probate, estate administration, and nursing home and long term care matters.

Convenient Locations – Woodbourne, PA

Our law offices in Doylestown are convenient to Woodbourne, PA and are handicap accessible. Contact us today to set up an appointment.