Elder Law

Hazleton, Pennsylvania Elder Law Lawyer

Elder law is the body of law relating to legal issues for people in their "golden years." It includes elements of estate planning and probate, nursing home care, and protection from fraud or abuse.

Free Initial Consultation • (570) 213-7961 or (888) 493-4887

At Gillespie, Miscavige & Ferdinand, LLC, in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, clients are advised by an attorney with nearly 30 years of experience. Joe Ferdinand provides solid advice and legal intervention for older clients or their family members and guardians.

A Full Spectrum of Elder Law Services

Gillespie, Miscavige & Ferdinand, LLC can provide knowledgeable counsel or legal action regarding:

  • Medicaid planning (preserving assets while remaining eligible for medical assistance)
  • Transfers, gifting, or re-titling of assets to family members
  • Tax planning (minimizing state inheritance tax or federal estate tax)
  • Long term care insurance (LTC) for nursing home or assisted living care
  • Physical or emotional elder abuse by a caregiver (family member, nursing home)
  • Undue influence (i.e., a sibling is coercing your parent to change a will)
  • Fraud (e.g., your elderly parent is being financially abused by a scam artist or home repair contractor)

Get sound advice from an experienced elder law attorney who is current on the changes in the law in this evolving field. Contact attorney Joe Ferdinand at (570) 213-7961 or toll-free at (888) 493-4887.

Conveniently Located Hazleton Office

67 N. Church Street
Hazleton PA 18201


Phone: (570) 213-7961
Fax: (570) 454-3485

10.0Robert J. Gillespie Jr.

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Based in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, we serve businesses and individuals in the Poconos and the Anthracite Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, including Stroudsburg, Jim Thorpe, Wilkes Barre, Scranton, Bloomsburg, Berwick, Weatherly and Mountaintop.

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