Elder Law

Bloom Gates Shipman & Whiteleather, LLP provides a full range of elder law services. Our services include advising clients on matters of governmental resource planning (including Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), distributions from qualified retirement plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs), conversion of regular IRAs to Roth IRAs, long term care insurance problems, long term care contracts, and guardianship proceedings.

In addition, we also offer clients a variety of estate planning services, including preparation of wills, advanced medical directives, testamentary trusts, powers of attorney for business and financial decisions, powers of attorney for health care decisions and living wills.

  • Financial planning and asset protection
  • Wealth transfer
  • Medicaid planning and resource spending
  • Medicare
  • Long-term healthcare planning
  • Transfer of wealth endowments
  • Wills, living wills, and estate planning
  • Guardianships, conservatorships