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Elder Law

As people age, concerns grow regarding their physical and financial well-being. It is never too early or too late to get advice. We offer representation and assistance in the following areas to ensure that you or your loved one is properly cared for:

The attorneys and paralegals in our Elder law Practice have the knowledge and expertise to assist you with living as independently as possible, and, if needed, with crisis management.

Contact KWGD to speak to a member of our Elder Law Practice about our full range of Elder Care services and counseling.

Elder Law Attorneys

  1. Richard E. Davis, CELA
    Rick joined the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. in 1998. He chairs the firm’s Estate Planning and Elder Law practice groups. His focus is primarily in estate planning, elder law and special needs… Read more about Richard E. Davis, CELA Attorney At Law
  2. Dianne Blocker Braun
    Dianne is a director with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Her practice focuses on the areas of estate planning and business law. She counsels individuals, families and closely held businesses. Education:… Read more about Dianne Blocker Braun Attorney At Law
  3. James F. Contini II
    Jim is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., and currently serves as a member of the firm’s management committee. Jim is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the Ohio… Read more about James F. Contini II Attorney At Law
  4. Stephanie Haight
    Stephanie is an associate with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A.   Her practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, trusts and probate law and elder law, which includes the drafting of Wills,… Read more about Stephanie Haight Attorney At Law
  1. Jennifer L. Lile, CELA
    Jennifer L. Lile is a director with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A. Her practice focuses on the areas of estate and special needs planning, trust, probate and elder law.  Her practice areas include: … Read more about Jennifer L. Lile, CELA Attorney At Law
  2. Catherine A. Pastore
    Catherine is a staff attorney with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A.   Her practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, trusts and probate law and elder law, which includes the drafting of… Read more about Catherine A. Pastore Attorney At Law

Elder Law News Articles

Asset Protection & Estate Planning for Mineral Rights
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
03.24.15
Asset Protection Planning Developing an estate/asset protection plan for mineral rights has become a very hot topic for individuals.  If you own mineral rights, have not entered into an oil and gas lease agreement, and are afraid… More of "Asset Protection & Estate Planning for Mineral Rights"
Consider Digital & Other Unusual Assets When Planning Your Estate
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
03.24.15
Digital assets are online accounts which you own and access using your computer.  Digital assets include email accounts such as gmail, and yahoo, social networking accounts such as linked in, and facebook, online shopping accounts, and… More of "Consider Digital & Other Unusual Assets When Planning Your Estate"
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Elder Law Legal Alerts

Aid and Attendance
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
01.06.16
One of the most often overlooked pension benefits that a veteran and/or his or her spouse may qualify for is called “Aid and Attendance.”  It is important for veterans and their spouses to contact their local Veterans office… More of "Aid and Attendance"
An Inheritance May Affect Your Governmental Benefits
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
03.24.15
If you are fortunate enough to receive an inheritance from a loved one, you need to determine the effect of that inheritance on any type of benefits you are receiving.  If you are only receiving a retirement benefit from your previous… More of "An Inheritance May Affect Your Governmental Benefits"
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