Helping Seniors & Families
Plan For Their Future
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Fern Rock

Gummer Elder Law Serves Seniors of Fern Rock, 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 Fern Rock, PA residents, and their families, tackle these difficult and complex issues. Depending on your particular circumstances, there are various legal options to consider.

Wills - Fern Rock, 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. Learn about the drafting of wills.

Living Wills - Fern Rock, 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. Learn how to set up a living will.

Powers of Attorney - Fern Rock, 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 info about powers of attorney.

Trusts - Fern Rock, 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. Find additional info on which type of trusts will work the best for you.

Medicaid (Asset Protection) Planning - Fern Rock, 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.  Additional resources to help simplify Medicaid Planning.

Guardianships - Fern Rock, 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. Discover more about guardianship.

Probate and Estate Administration - Fern Rock, 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. Learn more about probate and estate administration.

Our Attorneys – Fern Rock, PA

Gummer Elder Law’s dedicated attorneys are devoted to helping of Fern Rock, 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 – Fern Rock, PA

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