Future Planning and Elder Justice

Our Senior Law Unit provides legal representation and advice to residents of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties who are age sixty (60) and older.  We can help with 

  • Reduction or termination of public benefits including

    • Social Security

    • Medicare/Medicaid

    • NJ Family Care

    • General Assistance (GA)

    • NJ SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/Food Stamps)

  • Prescription Assistance

  • Domestic Violence & other family law matters

  • Debt collection & credit issues

  • Unfair deceptive practices

  • Bankruptcy

  • Future planning:

  • Simple wills

  • Financial Powers of Attorney

  • Medical Decision Powers of Attorney/Living Will Declarations

We also help address civil legal issues that arise from elder abuse, neglect, and/or financial exploitation. This includes

  • consumer law issues such as identity theft, consumer fraud, financial scams and telephone scams

  • domestic violence, spousal support, and protective orders

  • powers of Attorney and financial exploitation

  • housing issues such as evictions, unfit housing conditions, and utility shut-offs

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