Elder Law

When her mother developed early onset dementia, Attorney Melissa Wu stepped in as a legal advocate for her parents. Even though her experience was in corporate law, she soon discovered how important accurate legal advice was in her role as an advocate for her parents.

This led her to a life-altering decision – after 15 years in corporate law, Attorney Melissa Wu made the decision to become a Maryland and D.C. Metro Area Elder Issues Lawyer.

This passion for Elder Law is what sets Attorney Melissa Wu apart. She understands how vital it is for older adults to have access to sound legal advice for the issues they face. Whether it is estate planning, adult guardianship or nursing home issues, she is there to help the elderly with some of the most difficult issues life will bring.

Compassionate Understanding

Attorney Melissa Wu went full-force into Elder Law by pursuing an LL.M. from Western New England College of Law in Elder Law and Estate Planning. Her LL.M. allowed her to specialize in the growing field of Elder Law. With the growing elderly population, there has never been a greater need for lawyers well-versed in the challenges of aging – a role Attorney Melissa Wu is grateful to fill.

She understands the difficulties you are likely encountering as you get older. You may be doing fine right now, but you may also be worrying about planning properly for your older age. Or you may be in a situation where you have nowhere else to turn, and an attorney is your last option. Either way, her firm will treat you with the compassion and understanding you deserve.

Relationships

We are here to create relationships with our clients. Life decisions like estate planning and nursing home care require careful deliberation and a respect for everyone’s situation. You may be fully supported by your family, or in the middle of a protracted battle. Either way, our firm we keep your best interests at the forefront of all that we do. We are here to represent you, and to see that you get the best possible care at all times.

Medicaid & Elder Law

Medicaid planning is not always straight forward. Though there are social workers available to prepare a Medicaid application, it’s best to seek the advice of a qualified lawyer who knows the rules front and back and can use the most recent changes in the law to your advantage. Melissa Wu will take the time to consult at a location that works for you. With over 15 years of experience, she provides you with answers takes the time to go over all the issues including: trusts, transfers of assets, purchase of annuities or increased income and resource allowances for a healthy spouse. Don’t wait, call Melissa Wu today.

Contact Us Today

If you are in need of advice or help with Elder Law issues, please contact our firm today. We believe that older individuals deserve respect and assistance in navigating the legal obstacles inherent in today’s world. Whatever your needs, we are here to help.