Medi-Cal is California’s program for administering federal Medicaid funds. Medi-Cal has several different programs. The most misunderstood is “Long Term Care” coverage. Medi-Cal Long Term Care covers a family member or loved one in rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility.
Life Care Planning is a holistic, elder-centered approach to the practice of law that helps families respond to every challenge caused by chronic illness or disability of a loved one.
Estate Planning is a specialty of San Diego Elder Law Center. We can help assure you have appropriate documents, including trusts, wills, health care directives and powers of attorney for financial affairs.
A conservatorship is a court proceeding where someone is appointed to care for another adult who is physically or mentally unable to attend to their personal needs, their financial affairs, or both.
We are knowledgeable in how to promptly pass property, when possible, without costly probate proceedings. In many cases, we can use “summary” proceedings avoiding formal probate. If a formal probate is necessary, we can handle it efficiently and quickly.
We handle “first party,” “third party” and “litigation” Special Needs Trusts. Our familiarity with public benefit programs allows us to structure your Special Needs Trust to supplement your loved one’s benefits, rather than replace them. We also provide ongoing services for trustees administering Special Needs Trusts.