As loved ones age, a transition takes place that often leads to role reversals from child to care giver. Elder law encompasses the broad range of legal issues that impact the elderly — from retirement issues to asset protection and estate planning.
If you have recently lost a loved one, you may be overwhelmed by the probate and administration processes. Additional complexities of will contests and disputes can turn your experience into a crisis.
At The Law Office of Ryan C. Moe, PLLC, you can find the ally you need to help at each of these stages from drafting a will or trust that provides for loved ones in the future to guardianship hearings or probate and estate administration right now. Our attorneys can take the legal burden off your shoulders.
We provide compassionate and experienced representation to individuals and families in all areas of elder law, including:
It is not uncommon for strangers — and even family members — to prey on elderly individuals through financial scams. We are prepared to go after the responsible parties, holding them accountable and recovering the lost money.
Our attorneys can also help you through guardianship proceeding, if an aging loved one has become more confused, doesn’t remember making large purchases or is starting to get lost around town. Guardians make financial decisions and provide care and day-to-day guidance for individuals who are unable to care for themselves due to incapacitation.
In best case scenarios where a will was drafted correctly, the estate administration process can be relatively smooth. Often, however, it is necessary for family members to go through a more formal probate court process. Through the probate process, a court will ensure property is collected, debts are paid and assets are distributed according to the will or through intestate succession (if someone passes away without a will).
We represent clients during the entire probate and estate administration process, including handling:
Our estate administration lawyers will advocate on your behalf to ensure that you receive the property that your loved one left you. We are prepared to take the matter to probate litigation, should the need arise.
Schedule an initial consultation to discuss your concerns with one our skilled lawyers by calling 210-861-6000. If more convenient, you can also email us for an appointment.