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With more than 200 years of combined experience, our compassionate attorneys serve North and South Carolina in all areas of family law and elder law.

North & South Carolina Elder Law Attorneys

Navigating Estate Administration, Planning & Related Matters

Elder law is a specialized area of legal practice that focuses on addressing the unique needs and concerns of older adults. It encompasses various legal issues that commonly affect seniors, such as estate planning, long-term care, healthcare decision-making, and protection from exploitation and abuse. 

Our Firm’s Attorneys are members of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF). Our legal team includes a NELF Certified Elder Law Attorney specialist certified practitioner of elder and special needs law.

At Collins Family & Elder Law Group, we represent clients in all aspects of elder law throughout both North Carolina and South Carolina. Our experienced legal team is here to help you navigate an array of legal challenges, develop sound strategies to protect your rights, and assist you in preparing for your future and the future of your family.

Continue reading to learn more, or contact us today at (704) 289-3250 to set up an initial consultation with a member of our legal team.

Commonly Asked Questions

Why is estate planning important for residents of North & South Carolina?

Estate planning is crucial for North & South Carolina residents as it provides a clear plan for the distribution of assets, healthcare directives, and guardianship decisions. It ensures that an individual's wishes are honored and can reduce the burden on family members during difficult times. Our legal team assists with creating comprehensive estate plans tailored to each client's unique situation.

How can an elder law attorney assist with long-term care planning in North & South Carolina?

An elder law attorney can provide invaluable assistance with long-term care planning by helping clients understand their options, evaluate the costs, and develop a plan that aligns with their financial and healthcare needs. In North & South Carolina, our attorneys work closely with clients to navigate Medicaid planning, long-term care insurance, and other strategies to secure quality care.

What certifications do attorneys at Collins Family & Elder Law Group hold?

Our attorneys are proud members of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF). We have a legal team that includes a NELF Certified Elder Law Attorney, demonstrating our commitment to high standards of professionalism and knowledge in elder and special needs law.

How can I set up an initial consultation with Collins Family & Elder Law Group?

Setting up an initial consultation with Collins Family & Elder Law Group is straightforward. You can contact us today by calling our office or visiting our website's contact page. During the consultation, our legal team will discuss your needs and how we can assist you with your elder law concerns in North & South Carolina.

Types of Elder Law Issues We Handle

Elder Law is a unique area of law that focuses on goals and objectives that meet the needs of older clients and their families. Our attorneys use a variety of legal tools and techniques to help our clients.

We assist clients with all types of elder law-related matters, including: 

  • Medicaid Planning: Many seniors require long-term care. As such, Medicaid planning is crucial to protect assets while qualifying for government assistance. Our elder law attorneys can help you navigate intricate Medicaid rules and develop strategies to preserve wealth.
  • Estate Administration: The estate administration process in both North and South Carolina can be expensive, frustrating, time-consuming, and, frankly, the last thing you need to be concerned with while you are grieving the loss of a loved one. Let our team help guide you through this process with the care and compassion you deserve.
  • Estate Planning: Every family should have a properly designed estate plan crafted by attorneys who focus on this practice area. When implemented, your customized estate plan should address all your needs and meet important goals, such as taking care of your loved ones and protecting your property.
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The Importance of Working with an Elder Law Attorney

An experienced elder law attorney—like ours at Collins Family & Elder Law Group—can help you prepare for the future and ensure your rights are protected. It is important that families understand elder law and work with knowledgeable elder law firms in order to protect their financial security and obtain invaluable peace of mind. Additionally, proper estate planning can help safeguard seniors against abuse, neglect, scams, and financial exploitation.

At Collins Family & Elder Law Group, we help families prepare for a variety of legal and financial concerns that come with the aging process. We work tirelessly to ensure your wishes are protected and your needs are met. Our team is here to keep you informed throughout the process, taking the time to make sure you understand your options and keeping you involved in the decision-making process. 

Schedule a consultation with one of our North or South Carolina elder law attorneys today; call (704) 289-3250 or contact us online to get started. 

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Are you dealing with a family law dispute or elder law related issue and do not know where to turn? At Collins Family & Elder Law Group, we know how difficult and emotional this time is for you. Having to face these difficulties can be incredibly challenging for many people, but we are familiar with the confusing emotions you are feeling and we can help you.

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Why Choose Our Services?

  • We offer expertise — Board Certified Family & Elder Law Specialists at the firm.
  • We have proudly served North Carolina and South Carolina for over 20 years.
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