Practice Areas


Comprehensive estate planning covers nearly every aspect of life. It begins with protecting yourself and your personal dignity, and extends to protecting your loved ones and your hard-earned assets.

Follow the links below to learn more about our Elder Law and Estate Planning services provided at Nelson Elder Care Law:

Elder Law

Elder Care Law is the practice of helping clients at every age to maneuver through the very complex legal tenets involved with how to secure and pay for long-term care, qualifying for government benefits (Medicaid, VA Aid and Attendance), estate planning, as well as litigation for guardianships, conservatorships, and probating wills.
Learn more about planning for Long-Term Care.

Medicaid Crisis Planning

If you are thinking about Medicaid, you should speak to an attorney who specializes in that area of law as soon as possible. There is really no time to waste—all you are wasting is money and adding stress. The sooner you get going on this, the sooner you may be eligible for Medicaid.
Learn more about Medicaid Crisis Planning.

Veterans Benefits

One of the hardest things to know about Veteran's Benefits is that there are so many things that you possibly do not know. Accordingly, the best approach is to gather up all of your paperwork and spend some time discussing the situation with an attorney experienced in this area. It is essential that you have skilled legal counsel who has been through this arduous government process numerous times.
Learn more about Veteran's Aid and Attendance.

Probate & Estate Administration

There can be terrific grief and pain at the loss of a loved one. Beyond grief and pain, when you add external stresses to the equation, you can have a disaster on your hands in very short order. Part of the responsibilities or duties of an executor or administrator of an estate can be to reduce the level of stress during the probate process.
Learn more about Probate and Estate & Trust Administration.

Fundamental Estate Planning

There are myriad legal strategies you might consider implementing as you design your estate plan. Regardless, there are a handful of "must have" estate planning documents you must create before anything else.
Learn more about the "must have" Estate Planning documents.

Special Needs Planning

Special needs is the broad category of requirements and care for individuals suffering from a wide range of physical disabilities, medical conditions, intellectual difficulties, or emotional problems, including physical conditions, learning difficulties, and behavioral problems.
Learn more about Georgia Special Needs.

Asset Protection

Asset protection requires careful planning. Threats to your assets can come from a wide variety of potential predators, including future creditors and unnecessary taxes. For such planning to be effective, you will need the help of an experienced estate planning attorney sooner rather than later.
Find out how we can help you protect your assets today.

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Nelson Elder Care Law, LLC helps protect the ones you love. Cindy Nelson is an Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney. She has focused her practice on Medicaid qualification, Nursing Home Medicaid, and long-term care planning. Cindy also provides proper planning in the areas of estate planning, wills & trusts, medical documents and health care directives, veterans benefits planning and pensions, probate & estate administration, probate avoidance, special needs and disability trusts and asset protection. Nelson Elder Care Law, LLC is located near Atlanta, Georgia and they serve clients and their families throughout Woodstock, Canton, Kennesaw, Holly Springs and Acworth, Georgia.

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