Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota (LASNEM)
424 W Superior St, Ste 302, Duluth, MN, 55802
Distance: 1011 Miles
Lawyer that has experience with elder law issues, including:
* Helping families plan for incapacity and long-term care
* Health insurance coverage
* Health care decision making
* Estate planning
* Living Wills
* Advance Medical Directives (Living Will)
* Power of Attorney (POA)
The Senior Citizens Law Project offers legal assistance to adults 60 year and older. Project services are available to those in the most social and economic need, when other legal assistance is unavailable.
Some of the areas of interest to Seniors are:
* Social Security
* Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
* Medical Assistance
* Pension rights
* Nursing homes
* Consumer problems
* Housing issues
Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, services are changing rapidly.
You can also visit helpolderadultsmn.org to search for changes to your services.
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- Benefits assistance
- Title III
- Older adults
Eligibility is based on age and is reviewed individually.
Project services are offered to senior residents of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis counties.
There is no fee for legal advice, clients may have to pay costs like court filing fees and other service fees. Fees may be waived by the court if the client can't afford them.
St. Louis, Lake, Cook, Itasca, Carlton, Aitkin and Koochiching counties
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FT-2450Elder Law Definition
Programs that provide information and guidance for individuals who need assistance in the area of law which relates to the rights and needs of older adults, especially in the areas of age discrimination, consumer fraud, estate planning and management, living trusts, trust administration, probate, property law, retirement planning, pension benefits, Social Security benefits, Medicaid and Medicare, disability planning, long-term care alternatives, health care decisions, elder abuse, guardianships and conservatorships.
FT-2700Estate Planning Assistance Definition
Programs that offer a review of options and assistance to people who want to provide for the administration and/or protection of their assets during their lifetime, develop a plan for managing their finances in the event of a disabling illness, prepare binding instructions for the health care they wish to receive or avoid should they become terminally ill, make arrangements for the disposition of their assets with a minimum amount of taxation upon their death and provide for the administration of their estate should their spouse or other beneficiaries be incapable of managing their affairs. Estate planning provides an opportunity for individuals to make their wishes known and to name the person(s) who will be responsible for carrying out those directives. Tools available during the estate planning process include a Last Will and Testament, durable power of attorney for health care, durable financial power of attorney and a directive to physicians such as a living will, natural death directive or other state-recognized document. A revocable living trust may also be appropriate in some circumstances.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YC-7900Social Security Retirement Recipients Definition
Individuals who are receiving regular monthly retirement checks from the Social Security Administration the amount of which is based on the wages earned and the number of quarters of coverage credited to the person's Social Security record.
YZ-3150Housing Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of housing.
YZ-8270Social Security Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of Social Security.