Ellen S. Morris, Esq. & Howard S. Krooks, Esq.

Elder Law Associates PA (ELA) is a boutique elder law firm that practices exclusively in elder law, wills and trusts, Medicaid planning and applications, disability planning, special needs trusts, guardianship and asset preservation. ELA assists clients in planning for the possibility of disability, incapacity, home health care and/or nursing home placement. The firm enables its clients to avoid impoverishment caused by the escalating cost of long term care, to maintain their right to make health care decisions and to avoid unnecessary medical treatment.

Ellen S. Morris, Esq. and Howard S. Krooks, Esq., ELA’s partners, are experienced and accomplished in handling a diverse range of issues affecting seniors, persons with disabilities and their families. The partners’ combined legal experience enables the firm to provide a high degree of service and to interpret and translate complex legal issues for the benefit of our clients. ELA has received an AV® Peer Review Rating, the highest rating afforded attorneys, from Martindale-Hubbell.

We assist our clients with the following services:

  • Medicaid & Long Term Care Planning
    • Long Term Care Insurance
    • Medicaid Applications
    • Home & Community-Based Medicaid Waiver Services
    • Diversion Program Benefits
    • Nursing Home Benefits
    • Spousal Refusal Applications
    • Medicaid Fair Hearings & Appeals
  • Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facility Residents' Rights
  • Asset Preservation Planning:
    • Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA)
    • Personal Service Agreements
    • Purchase of Life Estates
    • Income Producing Real Estate for Medicaid Eligibility
    • Irrevocable Trusts
    • Spenddown Planning
  • Disability Planning:
    • Special Needs Trusts
    • Guardianship
  • Estate Planning:
    • Wills & Trusts
    • Advance Directives
    • Revocable Trusts
  • Probate:
    • Trust & Estate Administration
    • Elder Law Litigation
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Proudly serving Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Aventura, Weston.

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Ellen S. Morris, Esq. &
Howard S. Krooks, Esq.
Elder Law Associates, PA

7000 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Ste 205
Boca Raton, FL 33433

Phone #: (561) 750-3850
Toll Free #:
(800) 353-3752 / 800-ELDERLAW

Web: elderlawassociates.com

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The National Care Planning Council is dedicated to helping families recognize the need for long term care planning and to helping implement that planning.

Integrity, honesty, and a genuine concern for those who are in need of (or may need) long term care are at the heart of our services.