Looking for advice on Elder Law and other legal issues? We have compiled these helpful guides and articles to address many of the common questions our clients have for us. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, and we will be glad to help answer your legal questions.

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Legal Guide for Senior Citizens

This guide, developed by the Senior Lawyers Committee of the PBA, provides information about legal issues faced by Pennsylvania's older residents and their caregivers. The information provided helps seniors make appropriate choices so they can maximize personal autonomy, minimize costs, navigate through the maze of government benefits, and protect themselves against predators who want to deceive, exploit or defraud.

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Montgomery County Elder Law Handbook

Elder Law is the term used by the legal profession to focus on the special legal rights and problems of senior citizens. Attorneys who work in this field need to master an ever-changing body of law, legislation and regulations which deal with financial planning, health care and housing as well as discrimination, abuse and consumer fraud. Such a challenge usually requires training and experience in this special area of the law.

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Drafting Essential Elder Law Documents by Michelle C. Berk, Esquire

A chapter excerpt from Elder Law Update published by PBI in July 2017.

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In the Media

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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire on "Gray Matters: New Tools for Growing Older"

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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire on "More than Money with Gene Dickison"

Credits: More than Money with Gene Dickison, WAEB AM 790, Michelle Berk

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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire on "How To Settle An Estate"

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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire on "Planning For Long Term Care"

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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire on "Special Needs Planning"

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Michelle C. Berk, Esquire on "What Estate Planning Documents Do We Need?"

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