Elder Law and Special Needs Law Attorneys

Elder and Special Needs Law is a highly specialized and fast growing area of the law. While a traditional law practice is focused primarily upon functional expertise in a narrower legal practice area, the Elder and Special Needs Law practice of Ruthann P. Lacey, P.C. is client-centered and focused on the unique legal needs of the elderly and their families and those individuals of all ages with special needs.

Elder Law and Special Needs Law pursue a more holistic approach: assisting our clients and their families with counsel across a broad range of issues affecting their quality of life and their futures. Providing guided, thoughtful and prudent planning, we empower all of our clients to live full and secure lives to their greatest potential.

Our assistance typically involves defining and implementing life and legal plans that address unique legal needs in each of the following practice areas:

  • Disability Planning
  • Durable Advanced Directive for Healthcare
  • Durable Financial Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Health Law
  • Independent Living Options
  • Long-Term Healthcare Options and Financing
  • Medicaid Estate Recovery
  • Medicaid Applications and Planning
  • Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements
  • Nursing Home Issues
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Real Property
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Issues
  • Trusts and Wills

Preeminent legal expertise. Wise counsel. Skills and integrity. Developing nurturing, compassionate, attentive relationships with our clients. When combined, these comprise the core of our daily mission – to exceed our clients’ expectations through securing and protecting them and their families’ future. No matter what life may hold tomorrow, we can help you plan for it today