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Western New York Elder Law Attorney

Dawn M. Myszka is an elder law attorney experienced in estate and Medicaid planning, guardianship matters and probate and estate administration.  (read more)



    Elder LawWith each passing year, the baby boomer generation continues to advance in age. Some of us will face a catastrophic illness and many of us will need nursing home care. For a family going through a crisis, the experience can be overwhelming. The time to plan for the future is now, and an experienced elder law attorney is here to assist you.

    Elder Law ServicesAs an Elder Law attorney, I focus on the legal needs of the elderly, and work with a variety of legal tools and techniques to meet the goals and objectives of our older clients. Make sure you are never unprepared.
Elder Law
Elder Law is defined by the client to be served. In other words, the lawyer who practices Elder Law may handle a range of issues but has a specific type of clients - seniors.

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Elder Law is a relatively new specialized field of law that deals with the issues faced by the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, the elderly. This area of law combines elements of Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Conservatorship (also called Guardianship), Health Care Planning, Medicare/Medicaid Planning, and Elder Rights. Be sure you have an attorney that specializes in your needs!

our law practice areas

  • Medicaid Planning
    • Medicaid pre-planning
    • Asset protection and preservation
    • Medicaid Application Assistance
    • Gift / Note Planning
    • Long Term Care Planning
  • Estate Planning
    • Wills
    • Powers of Attorneys and Gift Riders
    • Revocable Care Proxys & Living Trusts
    • Trusts for Pets
  • Estate Administration
    • Probate and Administration of decedent’s estates
    • Estate litigation/disputes
    • Settlement of estates / estate accounting proceedings
  • Guardianships
    • For adults pursuant to Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law of NYS
    • For disabled children pursuant to Article 17-A of the Surrogate Court Procedure Act of NYS