At The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas, LLC, we don’t practice every type of law. Instead, we specialize specifically in elder law, estate planning, real estate law, and business law. This allows us to be experts in our chosen fields of expertise, so that we can provide you with best-in-class support for your legal needs. For more information about the legal services we provide, review our specialties below or give us a call at (978) 887-0093 to set up a FREE consultation or to schedule an appointment.
We focus on legal issues that affect our elderly clients such as estate planning, will, nursing home eligibility, and more. As people age they may require the care of a nursing home but, often, they will not have sufficient information or time to plan or prepare for the expenses involved. Our goal is to assist you in preserving your accumulated assets to the maximum extent allowable by law while also preparing you for the future.
- Nursing Home Eligibility
MassHealth (or Medicaid) is the primary method of paying for nursing home care in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Unlike Medicare, MassHealth is not an entitlement program. Eligibility for benefits occurs only when the Commonwealth considers an applicant to be impoverished. While every situation is different, there is often much that can be done to achieve our clients’ goals.
- Planning Early
Because of MassHealth’s rules, the flexibility available to you in taking steps to preserve your assets diminishes the closer you get to needing nursing home care. While there are still steps that can be taken (even after a nursing home admission), the options become limited the longer you wait. When it comes to elder law, the rules are constantly changing. Let The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas, LLC help you stay informed and prepared for every legal situation. Call (978) 887-0093 for a FREE consultation, today.
The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas can help you with your estate planning, maximizing and preserving your assets for your family. We can help you ensure that your worldly possessions are left to the people your want in the way that you want. Estate planning, done properly, should include much more than the simple Will—it should also include a Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, Living Will and, in most cases, at least a basic Family Trust. Failure to take certain can result in the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars and/or needless family discord and suffering. Don’t delay. It’s never too early to start. Call (978) 887-0093 for a FREE consultation, today.
Real Estate Law
The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas can represent you in all areas of real estate law and real estate transactions. We perform both legal and administrative support throughout the buying and selling process of real estate. Some examples of the types of legal and administrative tasks that we complete include:
- Making arrangements for the closing
- Preparing financial summaries of the transactions
- Gathering information on taxes and title
- Obtaining releases or discharges
- Brokerage Contract or Listing Agreement,
- Preliminary negotiations
- Purchase Contract
- Mortgage and Financial Commitment,
- Determining the status of Title,
- Eliminating Title problems,
- Drafting of instruments
Many of these duties are often supported by our law firm’s professional staff of paralegals and administrators under the guidance and alongside the expertise of our attorneys. Let The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas assist you in your next real estate transaction by calling (978) 887-0093, today.
Deciding to start a new business is often a life-changing experience. To be successful, you must devote substantial time and money over many years. Running a business also involves a certain level of risk-taking, but choosing the proper business structure can minimize that risk. The Law Office of Arthur P. Skarmeas can help you to set up your business in whatever structure you choose to optimize your chance of success. Regardless of whether you choose to organize as Sole Proprietorship, Corporation, General Partnership or Limited Partnership we’re here to support you.
Call (978) 887-0093 for a FREE business consultation today.