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    Programs that provide information and guidance for individuals who need assistance in the area of law which relates to the rights and needs of older adults, especially in the areas of age discrimination, consumer fraud, estate planning and management, living trusts, trust administration, probate, property law, retirement planning, pension benefits, Social Security benefits, Medicaid and Medicare, disability planning, long-term care alternatives, health care decisions, elder abuse, guardianships and conservatorships.

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    AARP - Pennsylvania OfficeHelps people age 50 and over improve the quality of their lives. Advocates for issues important to older Americans and influences companies to offer new and better choices for them. Conducts research on aging-related subjects. Provides information about benefits programs relevant to older adults. Legal Advice Network: Provides legal information and advice by speaking directly to a licensed/experienced attorney over the phone. Live operator will ask for: - name/address/phone number - subject matter of the call - charge to credit card or phone bill Caller is then connected to an attorney.DauphinAARP - Pennsylvania OfficeAARP
    Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh - Uptown Legal ClinicProvides free legal counseling for civil cases in such areas as family law, landlord-tenant, public benefits, consumer protection, wills, power of attorney and bankruptcy.AlleghenyBethlehem Haven - Supportive ServicesPittsburgh Mercy Health System
    Butler County Area Agency on Aging - Legal AssistanceOffers help with preparing a will or rewriting an existing will; creating Advance Directives (i.e. living will, durable power of attorney); Designating a Power of Attorney; Assisting in settling landlord / tenant disputes or other housing issues; Guardianship issues (one-time consult); Protection against civil rights violations such as age discrimination issues; Intervention with public benefits offices or advocating against a utility shutoff; Handling of consumer fraud issues; Divorce case (one-time consult); Evaluation of legal concern and advising consumer of rights (one time consult).ButlerButler County Area Agency on AgingButler County Health and Human Services
    Elder Law, Estates Settlement and Planning Services-Chambersburg OfficeR. Thomas Murphy provides the following services: Elder Law - Including estate and tax planning, nursing home asset protection, planning for incapacity, advanced health care directives, Medicaid planning, long-term care and other health care matters. Estate Planning - Including the preparation of wills, trust agreements, powers of attorney, health care declarations, federal estate and gift tax planning and charitable giving. Estate Settlement - Including probate and probate avoidance, all matters pertaining to the settlement of estates, the preparation of Pennsylvania inheritance tax and the federal estate and gift tax returns. FranklinR. Thomas Murphy & Associates, P.C.R. Thomas Murphy & Associates, P.C.
    Elder Law, Estates Settlement and Planning Services-McConnellsburg OfficeR. Thomas Murphy provides the following services: Elder Law - Including estate and tax planning, nursing home asset protection, planning for incapacity, advanced health care directives, Medicaid planning, long-term care and other health care matters. Estate Planning - Including the preparation of wills, trust agreements, powers of attorney, health care declarations, federal estate and gift tax planning and charitable giving. Estate Settlement - Including probate and probate avoidance, all matters pertaining to the settlement of estates, the preparation of Pennsylvania inheritance tax and the federal estate and gift tax returns. FranklinR. Thomas Murphy & Associates, P.C.R. Thomas Murphy & Associates, P.C.
    Elder Law, Estates Settlement and Planning Services-Waynesboro OfficeR. Thomas Murphy provides the following services: Elder Law - Including estate and tax planning, nursing home asset protection, planning for incapacity, advanced health care directives, Medicaid planning, long-term care and other health care matters. Estate Planning - Including the preparation of wills, trust agreements, powers of attorney, health care declarations, federal estate and gift tax planning and charitable giving. Estate Settlement - Including probate and probate avoidance, all matters pertaining to the settlement of estates, the preparation of Pennsylvania inheritance tax and the federal estate and gift tax returns. FranklinR. Thomas Murphy & Associates, P.C.R. Thomas Murphy & Associates, P.C.
    Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Legal ServicesProgram that provides assistance in the form of advocacy, arbitration, class action litigation, legal counseling, legal representation, mediation, paralegal counseling, self-representation assistance and/or court watching which focus on a particular area of law.BedfordHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging Bedford OfficeHuntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging
    Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging - Main OfficeThe central administrative office of the Jefferson County AAA offer access to programs and services including aging waiver, assessment, care management, congregate meals, domiciliary care, family care giver, healthy activities, home delivered meals, information and assistance, legal assistance, outreach, personal care services, placement services, transportation services, volunteer services as well as access to PA Link.JeffersonJefferson County Area Agency on Aging - Main OfficeJefferson County Area Agency on Aging
    Pennsylvania SeniorLaw Helpline, Legal InformationProvides free legal information, advice and referrals on a variety of civil legal issues including: - Consumer - Health care - Family law - Housing - Elder abuse, neglect and other forms of victimization Special focused services for older victims. Older adults who need continuing or in-person representation are referred to the legal aid provider in their county, their local Area Agency of Aging or the local Lawyer Referral ServicePhiladelphiaPennsylvania SeniorLaw HelplinePennsylvania SeniorLaw Helpline
    University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Elder Law ClinicStudents provide free legal services to low-income older adults (aged 60+) and/or clients’ family members. Services focus on advance planning for incapacity (including Powers of Attorney and Living Wills), simple estate planning, guardianship and related matters, Medical Assistance for long term care, settlement of estates with limited assets/small estates, and grand-parenting issues. Students also provide community presentations on elder law issues.AlleghenyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of LawUniversity of Pittsburgh

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