As we age, it becomes important to know we’ve taken care of our affairs as best as we can. There are attorneys and organizations in Indiana that specialize in elder law and can help make sure everyone concerned is taken care of properly.
Whether you need complicated trustee financial advice or an advocate for aging issues for those at lower income levels, there are professionals to help. For example, Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides income-based civil legal assistance that is free for those who qualify. The senior law project at ILS has many helpful resources.
An attorney can help set up an estate plan, which means your finances will be handled with care. A law firm can also handle health care and guardianship arrangements, government benefits, and legal protections for those over 65.