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During your first consultation, a well-trained Certified Elder Law Attorney will advise you regarding your unique circumstances. After extensive evaluation of your situation, our experienced attorneys will be able to offer suggestions and solutions and propose steps you should take to achieve your goals.

Planning for Long Term Care

An important aspect of elder law is planning for long-term care. We can advise you and your family on all aspects of long-term care, including strategies to become eligible for government benefits while preserving some assets.

  • Should the need arise for long-term care, it can be costly. Medicare does not cover long-term stays in nursing facilities.
  • Approximately 1 in 3 people turning 65 will need care at a skilled nursing facility at some point in their lives.
  • Medicaid can offer a solution; 6 in 10 nursing home residents are covered by Medicaid.
  • It is important to plan ahead and transfer needed assets early to avoid the five year "look-back" period.

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Leaders in Elder Law

Attorneys in each of our offices, New York City and White Plains, can assist with any of the following elder law matters:

Littman Krooks LLP combines extensive legal knowledge and expertise with individual attention to your needs. Over 25 years, we have brought astute, honest counsel and strong, thorough representation to every one of our clients.

Bernard A. Krooks
J.D., CPA, LLM (in taxation), CELA®, AEP® (Distinguished), Founding Partner
Bernie is a founding partner of Littman Krooks and Chair of its Elder Law and Special Needs Department. He is a nationally-recognized expert in all aspects of elder law and special needs planning.
Amy C. O'Hara
Partner
Amy focuses her practice on special needs planning, trusts and estates
Elizabeth Valentin
Partner
Elizabeth's practice is focused in elder law, guardianships, trusts and estates.