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Protecting vulnerable adults
We are proud members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (WAELA), the most respected bar associations for attorneys serving the needs of the elderly.
Elder law encompasses estate planning tools, such as:
The main distinction of elder law is the client, who is a senior who may be suffering from medical issues that result in a diminished capacity. This diminished capacity may be physical, mental or a combination of the two.
A client’s diminished capacity and age can unfortunately make them more vulnerable to victimization. Seniors are often the target of fraudulent trusts, inappropriate annuity programs and real estate scams.
At Gregorek and Associates, PLLC, we believe strongly in serving and protecting our seniors. Our attorneys are compassionate and welcoming individuals who greatly value their clients. Gregorek and Associates offers elder law clients a friendly and productive atmosphere where difficult decisions can be made in the confidence of a seasoned team of experienced professionals.
Many elder law cases involve both legal and financial issues. Gregorek and Associates is home to experienced attorneys as well as tax professionals who are capable of handling all facets of elder law.
Often there is an impending need for either an assisted living facility or a full-service skilled nursing home. Gregorek and Associates can evaluate and assess your situation, including qualifications for Medicaid or COPES.
A will is a written expression of what someone wants done with his or her assets after he dies. Most states require two witnesses. If a person dies without a will, state law determines how to distribute his or her assets. An experienced wills lawyer in Seattle can help.
During probate, final debts of the deceased are settled and legal title to property is formally inherited by the heirs.
Power of attorney enables you to give someone else the permission to make medical, legal, and financial decisions on your behalf should you become unable to do so yourself.
Guardianship is a court-supervised legal relationship between a competent adult and a person who, because of incapacity, is no longer able to take care of his or her own affairs.
If you or a loved one is in need of elder law services, contact the law firm today to discuss how an experienced Seattle wills lawyer can help.
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We can't be sure what lies beyond the horizon. Still we charge ahead, realizing that we will encounter both calm waters and stormy seas. Gregorek and Associates, PLLC can help you navigate your way through complicated financial, legal and tax-related situations safely and securely. Whether you are looking for a Seattle probate attorney or a wills lawyer, contact Gregorek and Associates today.