Elder Law

Older clients deserve the same amount of respect and attention as any other client, if not more.

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The legal issues which affect older people and their families and carers are becoming increasingly complicated. Moreover, it is extremely important to seek early specialist legal advice which will mitigate or avoid the problems which can arise later.

At Gregory Abrams Davidson, we have a specialist team of lawyers with a broad base of experience in advising on sensitive legal issues that affect older clients. As a firm we ensure that we are up to date with all the relevant changes in this ever expanding area of the law. It is important that we act in our clients’ best interests and ensure that we are receiving instructions from them direct about matters. There will normally be one point of contact for the client to ensure consistency.

Legal services for older clients covers a wide range of legal issues. It is vital to use solicitors that have the relevant specialities and experience to know the up-to-date legislation and guidance on these topical and ever evolving issues.

Whatever your concerns and current circumstances, it is always important to seek specialist advice in the following areas:

  • Estate planning using wills, trusts and lifetime giving
  • Powers of attorney
  • Court of Protection
  • Probate and the administration of estates
  • Trust administration
  • Tax Planning
  • Living wills
  • Social Welfare
  • Benefits advice
  • The provision of home care
  • Management and protection of assets
  • Residential and nursing home contracts
  • Advice on financial responsibility and funding for long-term care
  • State retirement and widows pensions
  • Long-term care insurance policies
  • Home equity release plans
  • Mental Health legislation

We are happy to make visits to clients at their own homes, residential or nursing homes or hospital if required.

The links we have with other specialist departments within the firm ensure that any related legal issues can be dealt with by our team in a speedy and efficient manner.

We provide a professional, friendly and personal legal service that is tailored to your specific needs.

For advice about your any of the above issues, please contact a member of our specialist team who are ready to help.

Please contact a member of our team:

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