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C. Douglas Maxwell, Jr.

Attorney at Law


ELDER & SPECIAL NEEDS LAW


What is Elder & Special Needs Law?

Elder and Special Needs Law is a specialized area of law that involves representing, counseling, and assisting seniors, people with disabilities, and their families in connection with a variety of legal issues. These can range from estate planning to long term care issues, and places with it a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life for the individuals. Typically, Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys address the client’s perspective from a holistic viewpoint by addressing legal, medical, financial, social and family issues.

What Are the Issues Addressed By Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys?


Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys advise clients about what they should consider with regard to retirement income, long-term care, lifestyle and housing needs, and preferences. In addition, wills, living wills, durable powers of attorney for property and health and insurance coverage are issues that seniors should discuss with Elder Law attorneys.

C. Douglas Maxwell's Elder and Special Needs Law concentrates its practice in the following areas:

                 Estate Planning and Probate
                 Estate and Gift Tax Planning
                 Guardianship/Incompetency
                 Medicaid
                 Medicare
                 Entitlement Programs
                 Retirement Benefits

                       - Senior VA Benefits

                       - Social Security Benefits

                 Medical Decision Making
                 Disability Planning
                 Insurance




LAW OFFICE OF C. DOUGLAS MAXWELL, JR.
P.O. Box 2465, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28302   
Telephone: (910) 483-1414  
FAX: (910) 483-7443