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Texas elder laws focus on the unique legal and financial issues of senior citizens and their families. It addresses not only estate planning and administration, but also elder abuse and fraud. It even covers options for medical planning and assists with Medicaid and social security claims and appeals. With the STAR+PLUS Waiver program, an elder may qualify to receive care outside of a nursing home via Medicaid.
Houston elder law attorneys should be familiar with Texas Human Resources codes 48 and 102, which outline and define elder abuse and the rights of Texan senior citizens. They will also be familiar with handling assets and transferring property should you not have a will.
Houston’s Bar Association has produced an Elder Law Handbook that not only reviews state law but also resources for Harris County. It provides answers to common elder law questions in layman’s terms.
Elder law attorneys are lawyers who specialize in issues that affect seniors. Some of the most common legal matters that elder law attorneys handle are estate planning, conservatorship, Medicare planning, Medicaid planning, elder abuse, and Social Security Disability.