Elder Law & Medicaid in Florida
A Melbourne elder law attorney can help you understand the process
Elder law is a branch of law that pertains to any and all legal matters involving the elderly.
If you need assistance with elder law, Florida-based attorneys at Mommers & Colombo, Attorneys at Law have been practicing elder law and managing Medicaid applications for more than 17 years. Their vast experience combined with their compassionate approach to working with clients makes them a top choice when you are looking for Florida elder law attorneys.
Some of the matters that elder law attorneys manage include:
- Estate planning documents such as powers of attorney, living wills and trusts
- Financial planning, including income, taxes pertaining to estates and gifts and asset protection
- Obtaining public benefits such as Medicaid
- Resident rights in long-term care facilities and nursing homes
- Employment and retirement matters and age or disability discrimination
- Grandparents' rights
These are just some of the issues that people face as they get older. When you need a lawyer, you want one who understands what you are going through and will guide you in making sound legal decisions.
How to navigate the Medicaid system
If you are ready and believe you are eligible for Medicaid, you should consult with a Titusville Medicaid attorney who knows Florida Medicaid law. We are highly experienced in dealing with Medicaid, and we can help you get the benefits to which you are entitled.
In Florida, the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is responsible for Medicaid. Medicaid assists aged and disabled people with the costs of nursing facility care and other medical expenses. Eligibility for Medicaid is usually based on your income and assets. Florida residents who are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically eligible for Medicaid coverage from the Social Security Administration.
Your Florida Medicaid lawyer can advise you on how to apply for Medicaid and help you navigate elder law matters
Call Mommers & Colombo, Attorneys at Law at 321-751-1000 or visit our contact us page.
Office Location2351 West Eau Gallie Boulevard, Suite 8 Melbourne, FL 32935-3114