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Elder and special needs law attorneys use a variety of legal tools and techniques to meet the goals and objectives of their clients. Using a holistic approach, elder and special needs law attorneys often work with other professionals in various fields to provide quality service and ensure clients' needs are met.

In conjunction with other professionals, an elder and special needs law attorney can address several issues such as:

  • General estate planning 
  • Planning for incapacity with alternative decision-making documents and planning for possible long-term care needs, including nursing home care
  • Locating the right care and coordinating financial resources to finance the cost of care
  • Ensuring the client's right to quality care are all part of the elder law and special needs planning practice

NAELA members are committed to continuing their legal education and enhancing the quality of services they provide their clients. If you are seeking legal advice, please use the Find a Lawyer directory search feature.

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Elder and special needs law attorneys do more than just estate planning. NAELA members are exceptionally qualified to help older adults and people of all ages with disabilities. Learn more and find a lawyer.
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