Attorney Joseph Karp is the founder of The Karp Law Firm. Since 1988 he has been helping Florida residents and their families with the legal challenges that often accompany aging. Mr. Karp is among the few Florida attorneys to earn both national and state certification in elder law. Martindale Hubbell, the attorney rating organization, has awarded him its AV rating, signifying the highest levels of both professional expertise and ethical conduct. He has been recognized as one of Florida's "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend Magazine and as a SuperLawyer by Thomson Reuters, and is rated 10/10 "Superb" by AVVO. He assists clients with Medicaid and VA benefits planning for nursing home costs; wills and trusts; planning for loved ones with special needs; probate and trust administration. A Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court mediator, Mr. Karp also mediates family disputes over estates and the care of aging loved ones.