Whether you need to prepare a will or wish to protect your assets for a surviving spouse, the services of an attorney specializing in elder law can be invaluable. As far as an advance directive (paperwork regarding your wishes for life support should you be unconscious or unable to speak for yourself), an attorney is not needed to complete this document.
NH Legal Assistance
(NHLA) is a non-profit law firm offering legal services in civil matters to seniors and eligible low-income persons. NHLA provides high quality legal services to vulnerable low-income people, ranging from simple legal information and advice to vigorous and thorough representation in all of New Hampshire's courts and before many of the local, state and federal agencies which play large roles in the lives of low-income people. In providing legal services to the poor, NHLA helps balance the scales of justice for all citizens.
1131 Main Street
Berlin, NH 03570
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Toll free at 800-989-9455 (Los Angeles, CA)
From this website, you can find a trust or estate planning lawyer in your area. This may be useful if you are concerned about Medicare, Medicaid and protecting your assets.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Use this national directory to find an attorney in your area who specializes in the legal needs of seniors.
1604 North Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85716
Please Note: A.V. Home Care Services does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.