131 East High Street
Jefferson City, MO
Dealing with life’s changes can be highly emotional. You may find yourself having to handle medical and legal issues that can seem overwhelming. It’s important that you have an advocate who understands our legal system, and can offer compassionate, knowledgeable advice when you need it. At Turnbull & Stark, PC, you’ll find a variety of services designed to help you understand all your legal options, and create a framework in which you, your loved ones, and your property, will be protected.
Our estate planning services were created specifically to help you achieve three goals: controlling your property while you’re living and healthy in order to provide for yourself and your family should you become disabled; distribution of your property in the manner you see fit; and, minimization of tax burdens, excessive attorney fees, and court costs and delays in passing on your property.
Powers of attorney and health care directives will help you plan for the smooth transition of control over financial affairs and medical care in the event you or your loved one becomes incapacitated, with an emphasis on HIPAA privacy provisions.
Attorneys Stephen J. Stark and
S. Christopher Conway have 40 years of combined legal experience.
Call today to take advantage of an attorney who has expertise and training in Elder Law to address the needs of you and your family.
Long-term care planning will help you and your family plan, pay for, and obtain nursing home or home-based medical care for chronic illness. We’ll help you understand all your options under MO HealthNet (Medicaid), including eligibility requirements for nursing home care.
Retirement account planning will help you develop customized beneficiary designations designed to pass retirement accounts to your beneficiaries while incurring a minimum of tax liability.
There are a number of federal, state, and local programs designed to help you get the care you need. Unfortunately, eligibility requirements aren’t always clear. Our public benefits counseling will help you plan to obtain or maintain eligibility for MO HealthNet (Medicaid), Medicare Part D (prescription drug plan), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and veterans’ benefits.
Guardianships and conservatorships allow you to create a legal framework under which a third party provides for the care and supervision of a child’s or incapacitated adult’s affairs.
If you or a loved one is dealing with financial or physical abuse and neglect, our elder abuse advocacy services will provide the advice and guidance to help you protect your rights.
Nursing home rights counseling will help you or your loved one understand your legal rights and obligations for nursing home care.
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