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What is Elder Law?

What is Elder Law?  Elder law is a legal term coined to cover an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect the growing aging population.  Laura Givens, as an Elder Law Attorney, focuses on three main areas of elder law:


1. Estate planning and administration;

2. Nursing Home Medicaid Planning and Application; and

3. Guardianship, conservatorship and commitment matters, including fiduciary administration.

Estate planning and administration

Estate Planning:  Givens Law Firm can assist you with all areas of your estate planning needs. Do you need a Will? A Revocable Living Trust? An Irrevocable Living Trust?  Laura can help you answer those questions and more.  She walks you through the estate planning process and provides solutions to your concerns.


Estate Administration: Laura and her staff can help your Personal Representative - Executor or Administrator - with all aspects of estate administration.

Medicaid planning and application

Medicaid Planning: Attorney Givens can inform the client of legal documents and strategies that may allow you to be covered by Medicaid but still keep your home and many assets.

Do you need a Medicaid lawyer?

Applying for Medicaid can be stressful, time-consuming and can even drain your financial resources. With medicaid's strict guidelines, the documentation process, asset restructuring, supporting documentation, Medicaid applications can be overwhelming.


Attorney Givens can act as your personal sponsor and assist you through the entire process. She works with the Medicaid District Office to handle all aspects of the application process.

Alabama Law requires the following: No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.