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With more than 25 years of experience, Butcher Elder Law has built a distinguished practice in the Greater Cleveland area focused on:

  • Wills and trusts
  • Powers of attorney documents
  • Probate and trust administration
  • Medicaid eligibility, application and planning
  • Veterans benefits eligibility and planning
  • Estate planning
  • Asset protection
  • Special needs trusts and planning
  • Guardianships
  • Business succession planning

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Medicaid Planning and Qualification

Medicaid planning involves taking the necessary steps now to ensure that if the need for long-term care (nursing home or assisted living) arises for you or your spouse or a loved one, they will be eligible for Medicaid to pay for that care. The Medicaid system is a maze of complex rules and special exceptions that are unique and inconsistent with other areas of the law. The application process can be overwhelming for the family member assisting the Medicaid [...]

Comprehensive Estate Planning

Estate Planning Services – Butcher Elder Law counsels clients on the identification, design and execution of individual client estate plans. Our comprehensive estate planning services include: Traditional Planning: Handling all matters regarding wills, revocable and irrevocable living trusts, financial powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, and living wills. Modern Planning: Handling all matters specific to single people, unmarried couples, blended families, LGBT, and planning for pets. Estate Planning for Blended Families: In today’s world, the concept of his, mine and [...]

Asset Protection

Asset protection ensures that the assets you build over your lifetime are not susceptible to being lost to the government, nursing homes, lawsuits, divorce, bankruptcy, or other predators. Asset protection is broken down into two key considerations; protection while you are alive (even if you suffer a disability or become incompetent), and protection after your death. If protection during one’s lifetime is sought, the question becomes whether you want to protect from creditors and predators or nursing [...]

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