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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. Danielle Halachoff Frye
    Danielle is an associate with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co. L.P.A. concentrating her practice in the area of estate planning, including the creation and administration of trusts, drafting of wills, powers of… Read more about Danielle Halachoff Frye Attorney At Law
  1. Stephanie A. Lehota
    Stephanie is a Director 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 Stephanie A. Lehota Attorney At Law
  2. Jennifer L. Lile, CELA
    Education University Of Akron School Of Law, J.D., cum laude , 2000 Kent State University, B.S. in Secondary English Education , summa cum laude , 1990 Honors Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and… Read more about Jennifer L. Lile, CELA Attorney At Law
  3. Matthew S. Snyder
    Matt is an associate with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., concentrating his practice in the areas of elder law and estate planning, probate and trust administration.  He practices out of the Canton and Akron… Read more about Matthew S. Snyder Attorney At Law
  4. Benjamin T. Worsowicz
    Benjamin is an Associate with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Company, L.P.A.   His 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 Benjamin T. Worsowicz 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

Caretaker Child Exception Can Protect Residence of Medicaid Recipient
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
06.05.19
I often receive calls from family members when a loved one is no longer able to be cared for at home and is in need of more care in a nursing facility.  The family is concerned about being unable to pay for the person’s stay in the… More of "Caretaker Child Exception Can Protect Residence of Medicaid Recipient"
Prevention of Financial Exploitation of Seniors
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
06.05.19
Over the last several years, I have unfortunately been involved in a few cases involving elder abuse.  These matters have involved physical abuse, mental abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of the… More of "Prevention of Financial Exploitation of Seniors"
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