Long-Term Care Planning for Peace of Mind

Personalized Long-Term Care Planning to Shield Your Nest Egg by experienced Elder Law Attorneys.

Concerned About the Staggering Costs of Nursing Home Care? Discover Peace of Mind

Qualifying for Medicaid or Veterans Aid and Attendance can mean the difference between losing your savings and living comfortably.

If so . . .

We can make the tough decisions easier, provide the guidance your family needs and ensure your wishes are honored and respected.

Paying for long-term medical care is just one of the many challenges seniors face. If you fail to plan for long-term medical expenses, your life’s savings might easily be wiped out. Our knowledge of government benefit programs (Medicaid and Veteran’s Aid and Attendance) and years of experience helping families enable us to create plans to cover medical needs and protect your savings.

The elder law attorneys at Smith Barid, LLC focus on helping older adults plan for long term care.  Our knowledge of government benefit programs and years of experience helping families, enables us to create plans to cover medical needs and protect your savings.  We’re also licensed insurance agents who can assist you with long-term care insurance.

Get the peace of mind you deserve.

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Experience the Peace of Mind
Long-Term Care Planning With Experienced Elder Law Attorneys Delivers

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Rest Easy with Your Future Care Needs Planned and Protected

Elder law planning provides. you a way to ensure your legacy is not just protected—it’s secured, bringing you and your loved ones peace of mind, no matter what the future brings.

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Seamless Long-Term Care Planning Integration

Our collaborative approach to elder law means your long-term care plan works hand-in-hand with your estate planning goals, ensuring a harmonious strategy that leaves no stone unturned.

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Leave No Stone Unturned

We’re elder law attorneys, experienced at helping clients with approval for Medicaid and Veteran’s Aid and Attandece.  We’re also licensed Long-Term Care Insurance agents.  We explore all available avenues to help you fund your long-term care needs.

Meet your shortcut to success . . .

The Long-Term Care
Planning Process

Step 1: Schedule

Schedule your free discovery call to get clarity on your situation and have all your questions about Smith Barid answered. Start your journey to a secure legacy with confidence.

Step 2: Crafting a Plan

We'll partner with you to craft a clear, customized plan. We create a tailored strategy encompassing all aspects of your legacy, from asset distribution to future care wishes, simplifying the complex legal landscape into manageable steps.

Step 3: Securing Your Peace of Mind

Our initial planning process is comprehensive, but we understand that life changes. We'll meet with you in the future to discuss any adjustments or additional support you may need, ensuring your peace of mind is always secured.

What our clients have to say . . .

Very thorough throughout entire process. My banker commented that my Living Trust was one of the best she had seen.

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Charlie Blaine

All of the staff were so helpful and knowledgeable. Everything from start to finish was easy and I felt really good about the finished product.

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Laura McKay

My wife and I were very happy with both the process and results at Smith Barid. The estate plan is what we were trying to achieve, an organized way to protect our assets and convey our wishes. I would highly recommend Smith Barid for estate planning.
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Calman Ambrosy

How are we different?

With Us

  • A carefully honed and well-defined process to ensure your legacy is protected for you and your family.
  • Your documents are prepared and executed in 45 days or less.
  • Mike Smith literally wrote the book on living trusts (The Ultimate Gift) and he and Richard have over 50 years of combined experience.
  • Fixed upfront pricing
  • Peace of mind that your legacy and your family are protected

With Them

  • A blank-slate approach that starts from ground 0 with every client
  • You may wait months or years to complete your planning.
  • A lawyer who’s juggling a million different practice areas from DUI to divorce to estate planning on the side.
  • Hourly billing potentially leaving you with a nasty surprise when your estate planning is finished
  • That uncertain feeling that something might have been left out

Here’s what you’ll get
when you work with us . . .

Personalized Long-Term Care Planning

You’ll get tailored advice that aligns with your circumstances and goals, ensuring that you receive a custom asset protection plan that perfectly fits your family’s needs.

Comprehensive Protection

We leave no stone unturned in the search for funding for your long-term care needs. We examine your potential eligibility for government benefits as well as long-term care insurance options.

Streamlined Document Preparation Process

You will save time and avoid the stress of complex legal paperwork with our efficient, accurate estate planning process.

Collaborative Team Approach

Your elder care plan will be comprehensive and fully integrated with your estate and financial plans because we work closely with your financial advisors, accountants, and family members in a team-based approach.

Future-Proof Strategies

Your long-term are plan will remain effective and relevant because we use flexible planning that adapts to changes in the law and your circumstances. You still need a periodic checkup, but we do everything we can to create a plan that adjusts automatically.

Educational Resources and Workshops

You will gain clarity and confidence in your long-term care choices through our educational resources about Medicaid, Veteran's Aid and Attendance, and available long-term care insurance options, helping you understand complex issues and make informed decisions.

To get all this and more…

The Comprehensive Legacy Checklist

27 Red Flags in Estate Planning You Can't Afford to Ignore: Get Our Expert Checklist!

Ensure your estate is fully prepared for any eventuality with The Comprehensive Legacy Checklist. This essential tool is designed to help you and your family face the future with confidence, covering all critical areas from asset protection to healthcare decisions. Whether you’re setting up a plan for the first time or updating an existing one, this checklist highlights potential vulnerabilities and ensures nothing is overlooked.