Identifying Your Needs and Researching Attorneys

May is recognized as Elder Law Month, making it an ideal time to address the importance of elder law and the vital role elder law attorneys play in planning for the future. Choosing an elder law attorney involves several steps. Start by listing your specific legal needs, such as asset transfer, estate planning, or applying for government benefits. 

Steps to Finding the Right Elder Law Attorney

  • Prepare a List:
  • Outline your legal concerns and services needed, such as asset preservation, estate planning, or filing for benefits.
  • Research Local Attorneys:
  • Use online directories to find elder law attorneys in your area and read reviews to narrow down your options.
  • Ask for Referrals:
  • Seek recommendations from trusted sources who have experience with elder law attorneys.
  • Consult with Attorneys:
  • Meet with several attorneys to discuss your needs and gauge their suitability. Bring all relevant documentation to these consultations.
  • Choose the Best Fit:
  • Select an attorney who meets your needs, has a good reputation, and makes you feel comfortable with their approach.

Traits of a Good Elder Law Attorney

  • Specialization in Elder Law: Exclusive practice in elder law, estate planning, and up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Candidness: Honest about fees, success chances, and legal strategies.
  • Politeness and Respect: Treats you with respect and honors your wishes.
  • Thoroughness: Completes paperwork correctly, ensures you understand legal concepts, and explains all options.
  • Good Reputation: Positive reviews, good word-of-mouth, and membership in relevant professional organizations.

Recognizing Elder Law Month this May highlights the importance of proactive planning and the invaluable assistance that elder law attorneys provide. Contact our law firm today to ensure you have guidance and support for all your elder law needs. Our experienced team is dedicated to helping you navigate the complexities of planning for the future, protecting your assets, and securing peace of mind for you and your loved ones. Don’t wait—reach out to us now to start planning for a secure and well-prepared future.

Contact Us:
For personalized legal guidance tailored to your specific situation, please contact Lineage Legal, LLC today. We are available via:

Phone: 855-587-1687

Take the first step towards securing your future by reaching out to us today.

Amber Gonska
Attorney at Law, Lineage Legal, LLC
262-686-1687 |


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