As residents working and living in North Alabama continue to age, they begin contemplating different options that will allow them to retire from the workforce. Retirement can be an exciting time for traveling, visiting with family, and relaxing. However, many face unforeseen difficulties during this time of relaxation to include health issues, asset protection, financial concerns, etc. At Crumbley-Blackwell & Associates, P.C. our goal is to erase these concerns by planning and advocating for those wishing to enjoy retirement. We handle cases relating to wills, trusts, probate matters, conservator/guardianship, and more.
Our experienced team of elder law attorneys provide estate planning services to individuals in Huntsville, Madison, Decatur, and surrounding North Alabama areas to help protect their assets from tragic life events.
In Alabama, if a family member passes away and he or she does not have a will – the estate will be divided by Alabama State Law through a process called intestate succession.
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A power of attorney is a legal document in which one person (principal) appoints another person (agent), which gives an agent authority to act in the place of the principal – for important medical, financial, and other decisions.
In the State of Alabama one may file a petition for conservator and/or guardianship over a mentally incapacitated adult who has been properly diagnosed with a mental disability.
If you’re family is dealing with a recent death, it’s important to ensure that the deceased relatives’ assets are transferred quickly, legally, and according to their documented wishes.
If you or a loved one have questions about elder law, estate planning, or elder care – contact a lawyer from our team to schedule a consultation. During your initial consultation – an elder law attorney from will meet with you to answer any questions, assess the details of your case, and provide a competitive quote.
For a full list of frequently asked questions relating to elder law & estate planning in Alabama – visit our elder law FAQ page.
The plaguing concern for many is the high cost to provide long term care for both medical and non-medical. Non-medical long term care provides assistance with the completion of simple day-to-day tasks to include: dressing, grocery shopping, cleaning, etc. This care can be provided to you in either a nursing home or at your private residence. The experienced elder lawyers and estate planning attorneys at our firm can assist you in selecting the correct long term care facility, sufficient long term care insurance, or the proper government long term care assistance program that you qualify for.
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