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The Story Behind Solkoff Legal's Florida Elder Law Attorneys

Solkoff Legal, P.A. was founded by Scott M. Solkoff, Esq., a Board Certified Florida Elder Law Attorney, as a specialized firm that serves the elderly, the disabled, their caregivers and their families. Our offices are located in Delray Beach, Florida in the heart of Palm Beach County, the home of many of Florida’s seniors.

The firm has a nationwide practice, being called upon for assistance by lawyers in many different states. The firm provides a full range of legal services including Medicaid planning, long-term care asset protection, special needs planning, nursing home issues, planning for incapacity, guardianship, probate, wills and trusts and general advice on improving quality of life.

We offer over 70 years of combined experience to provide the highest level of expertise in our field as well as the compassion and tools to comfort the anxiety that often accompanies related issues. With a staff of highly trained attorneys, a caregiving expert and a staff who has self-selected to be part of a nurturing, ethical and nationally-respected practice, Solkoff Legal, P.A. is capable of and dedicated to assisting in a range of areas relating to aging, incapacity and long-term care. Having been given the opportunity to work with an exceptionally wide socio-economic range of clients, we have realized that whether you have a few pennies or tens of millions of dollars, our clients are all facing almost identical core issues. Every one of our clients needs to know how to work with our broken healthcare system to get the best results for quality of life and peace of mind. We are here to help.

The Solkoff Team

Our Attorneys

Our team is ready to help, no matter what stage of planning you’re in. Click below to learn more about each of our team members.

 

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Attorney Scott Solkoff has worked together with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs on three significant projects designed to benefit Florida’s seniors. The first was the development of the Florida Guardianship Education Coalition which Mr. Solkoff co-chaired with the late Honorable Thomas E. Penick, Jr. The second was the development of a pooled special needs trust managed by a legislatively-created direct service organization. The trust is the first of its kind to provide legislatively-authorized protection for assets of persons with disabilities while also providing funding for indigent people who require otherwise cost-prohibitive guardianship. The third project is the housing of SHINE volunteers in the offices of Solkoff Legal, P.A.

 

Solkoff Legal, P.A. was selected as a counseling site where seniors can meet with trained volunteers who provide consumer guidance on Medicare and other insurance choices. Solkoff Legal, P.A. provides complimentary space and support services for the Florida Department of Elder Affairs SHINE program. For more information on the SHINE program or to set an appointment with a SHINE representative, visit the SHINE website. The fact that the SHINE program meets in the law offices of Solkoff Legal, P.A. does not imply any legal advice or endorsement by Solkoff Legal, P.A. of advice provided by SHINE representatives and nor does this program infer any endorsement of Solkoff Legal, P.A. by the SHINE program or the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. This program is part of the charitable mission of Solkoff Legal, P.A.

Solkoff Legal is Board Certified by The Florida Bar.

Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in various areas of law, professionalism, and ethics. Solkoff lawyers are Florida Bar Board Certified Specialists in Elder Law.

Solkoff Legal is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

NAELA is a non-profit organization that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. Their mission is to educate, inspire, serve, and provide community to attorneys with practices in special needs and elder law.

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ACTEG fellowship is awarded based on exceptional skill & reputation. Lawyers must have more than 10 years experience in the practice of probate & trust law or estate planning–knowledge crucial in practicing elder law.

Solkoff Legal is a member of the Elder Care Matters Alliance.

Resource for elder and senior care experts with information & answers about a wide range of eldercare-related matters. Their primary areas of focus are elder law attorneys, home care providers, and senior living.

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Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition & professional achievement. Solkoff Legal has been recognized as experts in elder law, estate planning & probate.