Long-Term Care Planning Attorney In Olympia

Long-term care planning is useful for aging individuals who may need supplemental financial assistance. In order to set up a good outcome and support, you must retain an experienced attorney who can help you understand and plan during this process.

Attorney and Former Judge John E. Turner has over 30 years of experience working with individuals who are seeking help with long-term care planning and estate planning matters, which can be complex and require careful preparation and forethought.

Thorough Long-Term Care Planning Representation

Many seniors will need some form of long-term care. It is wise to prepare for this possibility well ahead of the need. This can be done with savings, family assistance, long-term care insurance, or goverment assistance through programs like Medicaid.

While Judge Turner does not get involved in Medicaid application processes, he can help you develop long-term care strategies as part of a greater estate plan.

In order to qualify for Medicaid benefits related to long-term nursing home care, applicants must meet asset limitations. There are estate planning strategies that can spend down your assets and become eligible. This is a complicated process and one should not do this without the help of an experienced attorney.

Washington state will look back several years for past gifts and transactions as it considers your financial status and need. If transfers violate spend-down rules, you could jeopardize your assets and access to aid. In this way, it is essential that you contact Judge Turner's firm long before considering applying for long-term care benefits so that he can help you prepare for an outcome that suits your best interests.

Contact Olympia Attorney And Judge John E. Turner (Ret.) For A Free Initial Consultation

To meet with an experienced Olympia long-term care planning lawyer, schedule a free initial phone consultation by calling 360-464-1650 or email Judge Turner.