Elder Law

The population of the State is aging. Laws and regulations affecting the elderly and their families are increasingly complex. In light of these trends, Norman Hanson DeTroy offers a range of services to assist its clients who are senior citizens or who are the adult relatives of senior citizens, including

  • Preparing financial and health care powers of attorney
  • Drafting wills and trusts
  • Advising about tax and other implications of gifting assets to family members
  • Protecting assets when your spouse is about to enter long term care
  • Working to qualify you for MaineCare (Medicaid)
  • Filing petitions for appointment as guardian or conservator, and
  • Arranging house calls for homebound, nursing home-bound, and hospital-bound clients