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FloridaElder Law Lawyers in Monroe County, Florida

Find an Elder law attorney in Monroe County, Florida. Lawyers that focus on Elder Law devote their practice to the needs of the aging and elderly.

Elder law is generally focused around the following types of matters: estate planning and asset protection, obtaining disability benefits or other types of benefits such as Medicaid, and conservatorship or commitment matters. Elder law attorneys also help protect the elderly from abuse, neglect and fraud.

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Anthony A Velardi

Anthony A Velardi
Smith Hawks, P.L.
99530 Overseas Hwy Ste 2
Key Largo, FL 33037
Licensed for 9 years, Anthony A Velardi is a Real Estate Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended Stetson University College of Law... read more >

E Cheryl Culberson

E Cheryl Culberson
E Cheryl Culberson, Esq. P.A.
161 Leoni Dr
Islamorada, FL 33036
Licensed for 22 years, E Cheryl Culberson is a Family Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Thomas University School of Law... read more >

Kathleen Hendrickson

Kathleen Hendrickson
Sole Practitioner
5701 Overseas Hwy STE 12
Marathon, FL 33050
Licensed for 40 years, Kathleen Hendrickson is a Elder Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Luke Edwin Bovill

Luke Edwin Bovill
Law Offices of Robert Lockwood
50 High Point Rd Ste 103
Tavernier, FL 33070
Licensed for 11 years, Luke Edwin Bovill is a Criminal Defense and Elder Law lawyer who attended Pace Law School... read more >

James R Bridges

James R Bridges
Jack Bridges, P. A.
Jack Bridges, P. A. PO Box 1714
Tavernier, FL 33070
Licensed for 24 years, James R Bridges is a Family Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended University of Dayton School of Law... read more >

William James Bosso III

William James Bosso III
Restivo & Reilly, LLC
194 Carroll St
Islamorada, FL 33036
Licensed for 10 years, William James Bosso III is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Florida International Universi... read more >
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Elder Law Certification

National Elder Law Foundation - NELF is the only national certifying program for elder law attorneys. The purpose of the program is to acknowledge attorneys who have demonstrated the highest knowledge, proficiency and experience in the field of representing elderly people and people with special needs.

Board Certified in Elder Law

Florida Bar Board Certification in Elder Law - Lawyers certified in Elder Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in all aspects of planning for aging, illness, and incapacity.

Because clients in Elder Law cases are predominantly seniors, this area of the law requires the attorney to be particularly sensitive to the legal issues impacting these clients.

Under Rule 6-20.2, the term "Elder Law" means legal issues involving "health and personal care planning, including: advance directives; lifetime planning; family issues; fiduciary representation; capacity; guardianship; power of attorney; financial planning; public benefits and insurance; resident rights in long-term care facilities; housing opportunities and financing; employment and retirement matters; income, estate, and gift tax matters; estate planning; probate; nursing home claims; age or disability discrimination and grandparents' rights."

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National Association of Elder Law Attorneys

NAELA is both a professional association, assisting and educating elder law attorneys, and an advocacy group, that lobbies for policies and laws that protect the needs of the growing elderly population and people with disabilities.

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