Estate Planning

We understand that estate plans are at the center of what is most important to you: your spouse, partner, children, friend, business or organization. Our attorneys are dedicated to understanding your needs and facilitating your wishes while minimizing disputes.

Probate and Trust Administration

Our attorneys assist with probate and trust administration with a focus on helping you understand every step of the process and protecting you. Losing a loved one is overwhelming and stressful; we strive to listen and assist with utmost compassion.

Power of Attorney and Advance Directives

A power of attorney document (POA) lets you manage financial and health care matters on someone else’s behalf. In addition, advance directives and living wills let you specify end-of-life decisions ahead of time. We prepare these documents in accordance to your wishes while answering any questions you may have.

Guardianships and Conservatorships

Having a loved one decline in health can be difficult. Whether you might need a guardianship or conservatorship, we will guide you through the legal requirements and responsibilities to help you decide how to proceed,  and will assist you with each step of the process..

Long Term Care and Medicaid Planning

We advise individuals, families and businesses on many legal matters relating to elder law.

  • Payment options and spend down resources
  • Retirement and end-of-life planning
  • Power of attorney and advance directives
  • Litigation related to assisted living and nursing homes

Charitable Gifts

A charitable gift is a way to ensure long term support for a cause you care about. We can assist with administrating special purpose trusts, charitable trusts, charitable remainder gifts and foundations.

Contact Us

Gaydos, Churnside & Balthrop is made up of a team of attorneys with in-depth knowledge in estate planning and elder law. Contact us to learn more about our services.