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Estate Planning, Wills and Trust

Jenkintown Estate Planning Lawyer Gerry Woods


An individually crafted estate plan can provide you and your family members with peace of mind. An estate plan ensures that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and that certain health care and end-of-life decisions are made.

At the Elder Care Law Center, we can afford you legal and emotional security in the resolution of estate planning issues. We offer you peace of mind, emotional ease and an effective method for putting your legal affairs in order.

We help clients in Philadelphia, Eastern Montgomery County, Lower Bucks County, and Delaware County, Pennsylvania from our office in Jenkintown, northwest of Philadelphia.

Attorney Gerry Woods is happy to answer your estate planning questions. Call (215) 886-1881 to schedule your consultation. Or, contact us by e-mail and someone from our firm will be in touch with you promptly.

Estate Planning Services Designed for You

Gerry Woods provides personalized attention to each and every client. He understands that estate planning needs vary from client to client. Gerry works hands-on with our clients and strives to help them understand every step they take and every option they have. Estate planning options include the following:

  • Wills(the traditional manner of passing on assets): Without a will, the state determines who will get your assets.
  • Trusts:Our firm can establish trusts that include revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts and insurance trusts.
  • Powers of Attorney:A power of attorney can designate a trusted person to make financial decisions of your behalf if you become incapacitated. A health care power of attorney designates a trusted person to make health care decisions on your behalf if you become incapacitated.
  • Living wills:A living will can ensure the end-of-life decisions that are made in the event of your incapacitation are the decisions you wanted. Your family members can be spared the difficulty of making this decision.

The Elder Care Law Center provides estate planning services that fully consider your needs. We offer Medicaid planning services that can protect your assets and help you qualify for medical assistance. Gerry Woods has an LL.M. in tax, a distinction that is particularly useful in tax planning to minimize or eliminate federal estate taxes.

We look forward to helping with your estate planning needs. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.