Elder Attorney

The experienced elder attorneys at ElderLawLexington McClelland & Associates, PLLC, specialize in elder law.Every elder attorney at ElderLawLexington - McClelland & Associates, PLLC, concentrates on elder law, special needs counseling, guardianship and estate planning. Serving Kentucky, ElderLawLexington focuses on the unique legal needs of the elderly and the families who care for them. We specialize in serving the needs of families planning for long-term care and making arrangements for immediate crisis care. We’re dedicated to assisting families facing an immediate crisis care need with professionalism, compassion and understanding. We understand that each client’s needs are unique and personal to them. We counsel our clients about the many non-legal issues that may arise including financial, health and long-term care concerns. Our process begins with listening carefully to each client to determine their planning goals, their concerns and their particular circumstances. Our attorneys who work with the elderly and those with special needs bring more to our practice than expertise in elder law.

Elder law is an increasingly important and highly specialized area of the law. It incorporates a wide range of practice areas. The range of services offered by ElderLawLexington include:

  • Advance Directives
  • Disability Planning
  • Durable Advanced Directive for Healthcare
  • Durable Financial Powers of Attorney
  • Elder Abuse Issues
  • Elder Care Planning
  • Estate Planning – including Trusts and Administration of Trusts
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Health Law
  • Independent Living Options
  • Long-Term Healthcare Options
  • Medicaid Application and Planning
  • Medicaid Asset Protection / Avoidance of Spousal Impoverishment
  • Medicaid Estate Recovery
  • Medicaid Trusts
  • Nursing Home Issues
  • Orderly Transfer of Wealth upon Death
  • Paying for Long-Term Care
  • Power of Attorney
  • Preservation of Assets
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Public Benefits Planning
  • Real Property
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
  • Special Needs Planning and Administration
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • "Stable Account” Counseling
  • Supplemental Security Income Issues
  • Trusts and Wills
  • Veterans Benefits Planning and Counseling
  • Veterans Compensation
  • Veterans Pension

Elder law in Kentucky is a highly technical area of the law addressing the unique needs of elderly and special needs residents. Because this area of the law is so unique, it is important to have a highly qualified elder law attorney who can best represent you. As people grow older, planning for the future becomes increasingly important. As people navigate the complex waters of estate and retirement planning, public benefits, Social Security, Medicare, health care directives and long-term care, they’ll need sound legal advice and representation from an elder attorney they can trust to put their best interests first. Our goal at ElderLawLexington is to help seniors and those with special needs protect their assets against the high cost of nursing home care, allowing them to remain independent for as long as possible and to enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing there is a plan in place for the future.

Long-term care planning is for people who are healthy now, but want to be prepared for the possibility that they will need expensive long-term care in the future or for families who are in crisis facing immediate nursing home costs. We can use a variety of strategies and tools to help you prepare for or limit the cost of long-term care. The elder attorneys at ElderLawLexington - McClelland & Associates, PLLC are specialists in elder law. Phone (859) 543-0061.