Gerstenberger Law Specializes in Assisting Seniors, Those with Special Needs and Their Families with Medical, Financial, Legal, Social and Family Issues

Douglasville Elder and special needs attorneyAs the population of the United States and Douglas County, GA ages, there is a growing need for practical and compassionate elder and special needs law. Seniors are active well into their golden years and are looking for attorneys who will listen to their desire to remain independent and have their final wishes carried out.

Elder law is a specialized area of law that involves “representing, counseling, and assisting seniors, people with disabilities, and their families in connection with a variety of legal issues, from estate planning to long term care issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life for the individuals. Typically, Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys address the client’s perspective from a holistic viewpoint by addressing legal, medical, financial, social and family issues.” (source:

Lois Gerstenberger offers experience in the following areas often associated with this specialized legal area:

  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Entitlement Programs
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Age Discrimination
  • Elder Abuse/Neglect
  • Housing
  • Long Term Care Financing
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Disability Planning
  • Insurance

Don’t wait until something goes wrong, a loved one is a victim or long term care is needed. Plan for the unplanned events in your and your loved one’s lives now. Contact us today for compassionate and experienced advice.

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