Elder Law

What can an Elder Law Lawyer do for you & your family?

Our Elder Law work is in the areas of:

  • Estate Planning,
  • Retirement Planning,
  • Disability Planning,
  • Long Term Care Planning
  • Medicaid Planning.
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Asset Protection

Elder Law is a general term describing the multiple challenges we face as we age.  It is about working with you to ensure you are comfortable with your decisions and adequately prepared moving into the future.

We help people of any age and any financial means; especially, in Elder law, we assist seniors and people with disabilities find solutions to pay for care and ensure that vulnerable adults are not exploited.

You want a lawyer who is not only knowledgeable in the areas of concern to you, but also compassionate, while providing a clear-cut and honest approach. These get complicated. That’s where the advice of a reliable elder law attorney may help.

Andrea Jakob helps seniors of all means preserve their resources, protect their hard-earned life savings from expensive costs of long-term care and guides families through the probate process.

As loved ones age, they can find themselves dealing with complicated financial and health issues. Typical dilemmas involve:

  • retirement,
  • end-of-life decisions,
  • Social Security benefits,
  • estate planning,
  • long-term care,
  • Medicare benefits,
  • Medicaid coverage,
  • in-home health care,
  • powers of attorney, and
  • healthcare directives.


At our firm, we discuss with every person, at any age, the necessity of having a Durable Power of Attorney and Advanced Health Care Directives such as a Living Will and Health Care Surrogate in place.

Additionally, your Elder Law attorney should assist you with other elder affair issues such as:

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For More Information for Broward County Elders, please see the attached Community Resource Guide.  Click Here