Overland Park Elder Law Lawyer
Kansas City Elder Law Attorney Helps Seniors and Families with their Legal Needs
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were about 43.1 million people aged 65 and older in 2012. The census bureau projects that twenty percent of the U.S. population will be 65 and older by 2030, and by 2050, the elderly population will double in size from 43.1 million to 83.7 million. This increase will impact the health care system as well as other elder care services. In response to the growing needs of the aging population, Attorney Kevin Stuart Cavanaugh has devoted his law practice to helping individuals with the elder law related issues that impact them.
Generally, mature adults often confront several issues after they retire or when they start aging. For example, how and who will manage their finances if they are unable, and what will happen to their estate after they pass away? What about their living or housing situation? Will they will able to take care of themselves or need senior or assisted living and what are the costs? Lastly, will they require healthcare or end of life care and who will pay for these services? Also, who will make healthcare or end of life decisions should you become incapacitated? Attorney Kevin Stuart Cavanaugh provides legal advice to clients and their families with regards to the following areas within elder law:
- medical and health care needs
- nursing home needs
- round the clock disability care
- serious illness, disability and incapacity planning
- advance directives for health care
- power of Attorney
- governmental assistance including federal benefits such as Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare
- managing finances and retirement planning
- estate planning
- living wills and wills
- charitable gifts
- estate taxes
- elder abuse and fraud
- probate and estate administration
Adult children and families also require guidance on how to properly care for their elderly, aging parents and how to provide such care for them. With over 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Cavanaugh has helped countless families with elder law issues that impact their beloved senior family members. Elder law is a vast area of law that requires someone who understands the complexities of estate planning, family law, including real estate law, which are all areas Mr. Cavanaugh practices. He also will be able to direct his clients to public and private agencies that may be able to help with their specialized needs.
If you or someone you know requires the help of an elder law attorney, contact our office so we may educate you on what may lay ahead. During an initial consultation, Mr. Cavanaugh will be able to identify the applicable legal issues in your case, including the tools and resources to handle your specific needs. He can also review information regarding your personal finances, debts, and any assets you might have, and provide several options on how to proceed and prepare legal documents on your behalf once you have had the chance to make an informed decision in your case.
Contact The Law Firm of Kevin Stuart Cavanaugh
The Law Firm of Kevin Stuart Cavanaugh offers estate planning services in the Overland Park and the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. He is also equipped to handle needs of seniors or families who have questions regarding their senior family member with needs relating to their finances, living situation, and healthcare needs. He reviews the unique legal needs of his senior clients and provides personalized options. Please call us today at (913) 387-3193 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an initial consultation.