Barclay Damon LLP announces that Terry Emmens has been named elder law and Medicaid planning team leader. Emmens helps families plan and implement strategies that protect assets at all stages of life and for successive generations. He provides counsel on the development and implementation of trusts and estates, guardianship planning and planning for people with disabilities.
Emmens is experienced in matters regarding nursing home care and asset protection, estate litigation and in Medicaid-related litigation. Among the strategies he uses are outright gifts, Medicaid-permitted trusts, supplemental-needs trusts, loans, annuities and deeds. In addition, he prepares essential documents that include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies and documents necessary for estate probate and related administration.