Experienced Ocala Elder Law Attorney Safeguards Clients’ Interests
Trusted adviser advocates for Floridians in full range of matters affecting seniors
For over 20 years, Colleen M. Duris, P.A. has protected the interests of Ocala’s seniors and their families in legal matters related to the financial, physical and psychological challenges that face elderly people. We can help you too. As your legal advocate, our law firm offers knowledgeable guidance on important decisions regarding medical treatment costs, long-term care and other important issues. Our attorney can also advise you throughout the process of creating an effective and comprehensive estate plan that will carry out your wishes, protect your assets and provide for you and your survivors. If you’re the personal representative for an estate, we can assist you during the probate process. No matter your elder law-related concern, you can rely on us to address it with skillfulness and diligence. We are proud to serve clients throughout Marion County, Florida.
Firm offers caring legal support for health insurance, estate and guardianship issues
Our Ocala attorney provides legal counsel to Florida clients in the following areas associated with the needs of aging Americans:
- Elder law — We assist senior citizens and their families with all types of elder law challenges. This includes serving as legal advocates in matters relating to healthcare concerns, Medicare and Medicaid coverage, veteran’s benefits, long-term care planning and other important issues.
- Estate planning — We draft solid estate planning documents, including wills and trusts that conform with relevant laws and accurately reflect the intentions of their creators. Our attorney also counsels clients about estate tax issues, gift planning and other financial matters.
- Guardianships — Our law firm advises clients during the process of establishing guardianships so that trustworthy individuals have the authority to make financial, legal and health-care related decisions for those who are incapacitated, including elderly parents and disabled adult children.
- Probate — If you are a personal representative tasked with settling a will, our law firm will assist you throughout every step in this often complex process. We can help you file the will with probate court, transfer assets from the decedent to the estate, pay debts and taxes, locate beneficiaries and distribute property efficiently.
Whether you require an experienced attorney to help draft a will, have a guardian appointed, apply for Medicaid or handle some other elder law concern, you can rely on us for sound advice and effective guidance. We always strive to obtain positive results for clients in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.