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PROVIDING CUSTOM LEGAL SOLUTIONS FOR SENIORS
When it comes to planning for the future, seniors tend to have unique legal needs. Various issues—such as future health care, Medicare/Medicaid planning, and retirement—are important, but can be quite complex. At Stepp & Sullivan, P.C., we are proud to provide comprehensive senior law services for retirees, the elderly, and their families. Our Houston-based senior law attorneys are well-versed in a wide range of issues that specifically impact seniors. We take the time to listen to your needs and work to create a solid plan aimed at achieving your objectives, whether they are ensuring that your family members are protected or securing the assets you’ve earned over a lifetime of hard work.
Learn more about how our firm can assist you with your senior planning needs; call (713) 336-7200 or contact us online today.
Assisting You with All Your Legal Needs
Because seniors have unique legal needs, it is important that they work with attorneys who are highly experienced in this particular area of law. At Stepp & Sullivan, P.C., we understand that no two situations are the same. As such, we offer personalized legal services tailored to you and your circumstances. We have helped individuals from all walks of life with a variety of estate planning and elder law issues.
Our firm handles a wide range of elder law matters, including but not limited to:
- Comprehensive estate planning
- Drafting or modifying a last will and testament
- Establishing living trusts
- Creating powers of attorney
- Appointing a legal guardian
- Setting up health care directives
- Medicare and Medicaid planning
- Financial planning
- Reducing tax liability/handling gift tax issues
- Business estate planning, including appointing a business successor
- Retirement planning
- Special needs planning
Our Houston elder law attorneys can assist you with everything from answering your questions to drafting and preparing documents to reviewing official papers. Our goal is to help you create a solid plan that protects your loved ones, your hard-earned assets, and your own peace of mind.
Family. Legacy. Honor.
Stepp & Sullivan, P.C. is proud to be a family law firm with more than 35 years in practice. We understand the importance of a sound estate plan, as well as the specific legal concerns seniors face. When you meet with our team, we take the time to clearly explain your various options in a simple, straightforward way. We keep your individual goals in mind, providing customized strategies designed around your wishes. Our firm is proud to offer a client-focused, friendly approach, backed by more than six decades of combined legal experience.
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