Michael C. Murphy Elder Law P.C.

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General Information on Murphy Elder LawEvery day, growing older means more complications. Suddenly you or your loved ones must deal with new rules, new bureaucracies, and new problems. You must begin making difficult decisions about your future financial and health care needs. Mike can help you with these issues. His special concerns are the legal issues and life decisions that older adults and their families may face.

Legal, Financial, Personal and Estate Planning by Michael C Murphy Elder Law in South Bend/Mishawaka Indiana

  • Maintain Control of Resources and Income in an Uncertain Future

  • Provide for Yourself, Your Spouse, and Your Children, Especially if Minor or Disabled

  • Minimize Estate and Inheritance Taxes

  • Plan to Eliminate Probate

  • Administer Estates and Trusts

  • Establish Guardianships of Persons and Their Property

  • Plan for Long Term Care, Nursing Home and Medicaid

  • Apply for Medicaid and Other Public Entitlements

  • Plan for Handicapped Adults, Children and People with Disabilities

Health and Long-Term Care Plans Provided by Michael C Murphy Elder Law

  • Powers of Attorney for Financial and Health Care

  • Health Care Representative Appointments

  • Living Wills and Personal Medical Directives

  • Medicaid - Qualify yourself, spouse, parent or loved one for long term care benefits

  • Medicare - Get the benefits to which you are entitled

  • Health Insurance - Receive the coverage for which you are paying

  • Long Term Care Insurance - Do you need it, can you get it, and should you get it?

  • Nursing Homes - Understand admission agreements and financial, medical and legal rights of residents and their families

  • Guardianships - Know how to avoid them and what to do when they cannot be avoided

Other Services offered to older adults and their families by Mike Murphy Elder Law

In addition to the other described services, Mike can make referrals to competent attorneys who are familiar with the litigation needs of older adults and their families, including:

  • Injuries or Death Caused by the Fault of Another
  • Slip and Fall
  • Auto Accidents
  • Product Injuries (injuries caused by consumer products, machines, medical devices, etc.)

  • Nursing Home Negligence

Michael C. Murphy Elder Law P.C.
Camdon Park on Hickory • 1001 Hickory Road, Suite 7B • South Bend, Indiana 46615
Phone: (574) 235-7950

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