Elder Law

Preparing for the Twilight of Your Life

At Green Mountain Legal Services, we have a strong desire to help seniors in our community, as well as family members concerned about a senior’s legal problems.  We strive to offer exceptional legal counsel with a focus on personalized, one-on-one service. Let us know when you need assistance planning for the inevitable challenges we all face as we age.

Legacy Planning 

Legacy planning is a client-centered approach to estate planning.  This type of planning focuses on what’s most important to you.  It offers you greater control over the assets you pass on to your loved ones after death. It can allow you to fine-tune any future plans you might have for your property, communicate your wishes about the future management of your estate, and leave your family with more financial security. We can walk you through the entire process, helping you make decisions that will benefit both you and your loved ones.

Long-Term Care and Crisis Planning 

Long-term care planning allows you to make important decisions about your housing, healthcare, legal, and financial needs well in advance of an unexpected change in your life.  On the other hand, if you find yourself in a crisis situation, Green Mountain Legal Services can guide you through the Medicaid application process. Our attorney can provide you with tailored advice to help you make those tough decisions. When it comes to Medicaid and other related benefits, we can assess your eligibility and assist you with the application process.

Guardianship and Conservatorship 

Guardianships and conservatorships are often necessary when an adult becomes incapacitated. In these cases, a court will appoint someone to make important decisions on behalf of a person (the ward) who cannot make those decisions for themselves. If your loved one needs help due to incapacity, we can help you file petitions for guardianship or conservatorship or both.

We also provide consultations on Medicare and Social Security Retirement issues.

Our firm is passionate about helping families plan for the future. We will always take the time to familiarize ourselves with your personal situation. Get in touch with Green Mountain Legal Services to discuss your legal needs today. We look forward to meeting you and your family.