New York Elder Law Attorney Serving Families Throughout Melville

We Know We're Not The Only Elder Law Lawyers In New York, And You May Be Searching For The Right Long Island Law Firm to Help You. We're Different. We Are Highly Rated and Have Successfully Handled A LOT Of Elder Law Situations, Probably Just Like Yours. We Actually Listen, Truly Care, And Will Help You Plan For The Future, Protect Your Legacy, Preserve Your Wealth, Ensure Your Wishes Are Fulfilled, and Avoid Future Hassles for You and Your Loved Ones.

Elder Law Planning

  • Focused on ensuring that seniors live healthy and financially secure lives
  • Anticipates future medical needs, including long-term care
  • Helps you plan to pay for future care while preserving some of your assets
  • Can assist you with qualifying for Medicaid or other benefits to pay for long-term care
  • Protects from elder abuse or exploitation when you get older or become incapacitated
  • Assists with guardianship and conservatorship, if needed


  • Hyper-focused on Your Needs – While some firms dabble in numerous practice areas, we focus on elder law and real estate. Our limited scope of practice allows us to stay up-to-date and provide hyper-focused, client-centric legal services.
  • Bilingual Support – With English and Spanish-speaking staff and attorneys, you’ll feel at home at our firm.
  • Schedule a Consultation – We offer consultations to walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.
  • Proactive Approach – We help clients prevent legal problems and mistakes before they happen.
  • Efficient – Our approach is to be fast, efficient, and not complicate cases.
  • Client Education Focused – You’ll get a clear and concise understanding of each step of the process.
  • Highly Rated & Reviewed – Highly rated on google, 5-Star rating on respected legal site AVVO.
  • Highly Responsive – We pride ourselves on fast response times when communicating with our clients. We will never let your questions or concerns go unaddressed.
  • Proven Track Record – We’ve helped hundreds of families like you with probate and settle the estate efficiently and with the least stress possible.
  • Personalized Attention – We respect and understand that every client’s needs are unique. We treat all our clients with the attention they deserve.
  • Flexible Meeting Times – To accommodate your busy schedule.
  • Where We Serve You – Our office is in Melville, and we are physically meeting with clients in our office and doing consultations by phone or virtually. We also help with Elder Planning throughout New York State.
  • 2nd Opinions & Plan Updates Available – Already have a lawyer? We can provide you with a 2nd opinion (and peace of mind).

Elder Law Services We Can Assist You With

  • Wills and trusts
  • Medicaid planning
  • Medicaid applications
  • Asset protection
  • Guardianships
  • Powers of attorney
  • Living wills
  • Probate
  • Estate administration

Your situation is unique (we know this because everyone’s situation is unique). Contact us to get your questions answered and learn about how to best position you and your family for the years ahead.

It’s Always Best to be Proactive Rather Than Reactive

As we age, we must consider many things for ourselves and our families. By planning today, we can ensure things are easier for ourselves and our families in the future. Don’t let everything you’ve worked for just slip away due to a lack of proper planning. Invest the time now to learn your options by speaking with one of our New York elder law lawyers and making choices that protect your legacy.

Benefits of Elder Law and Medicaid Planning

Advance Elder law and Medicaid planning can prevent:

  • Giving up all your hard-earned money to pay for in-home and nursing home care
  • Medicaid from taking your home
  • Burdening your loved ones with the cost of long-term care
  • Giving Money to the government, Medicaid, and non-family members
  • Financial stress on family

Why Plan NOW (And Not Tomorrow):

  • Gives you time to find alternatives to pay for care so that you can preserve hard‐earned assets
  • Allows you to keep all or most of your assets rather than making avoidable payments for care
  • To leave your loved ones what you’ve worked a lifetime for
  • Make the most of Medicaid’s safe harbor provisions
  • Medicaid eligibility is very complex, and the rules change frequently. Even simple errors can result in a denial of benefits. We can take care of this for you.

Elder Law in New York

Growing older comes with a unique set of challenges, and it’s easy to feel out of control. While you can’t stop the aging process, you can use legal strategies and tools to protect yourself now and in the future. The right strategy will empower you as you age while providing the protection you need, even if you become incapacitated.

Our New York elder law attorneys provide services in English and Spanish so that you can communicate your needs and goals without fear. After speaking with the attorney, your lawyer can help you create a plan that might include powers of attorney, long-term care planning, and additional strategies. Since each situation is different, it’s important to consult with an attorney about your specific needs. Reach out for a strategy session today.

Actual Words Clients Have Used to Describe Us & Their Experience:

" quick to respond to the problems,”” provided intelligent and common sense guidance,”” They are topnotch,”” very knowledgeable, communicative and kind team,”” Would recommend them to anyone,”” proactive, responsive and most importantly, accurate and effective,”” gave clear and precise instructions and recommendations,”” would recommend this team without reservation,”” I cannot speak more highly of this law firm,”” could not be more pleased,”” great results that were achieved by the elder care attorney,”” have been an extremely satisfied client,”” would, without hesitation, highly recommend.”

If these things are what you are looking for in a law firm, then contact us to see how we can help you and your family.

Professional Associations

Our Location

We serve Long Island and throughout New York.

Our office is in Melville, though we serve many surrounding locations, including Merrick, Massapequa, Baldwin, Levittown, Lindenhurst, Bethpage, Rockville Centre, Huntington, and North Point.

What To Do Now:

We welcome your questions and want to understand your situation to help you move forward and achieve the peace of mind that comes with having everything done properly and efficiently. Since time is often critical to ensure the best result, contact us now by calling us for one-on-one assistance at (631) 519-9831 with your questions, a description of your situation, or to schedule a consultation. You may also simply fill out the form above on this page. Your form will be directly emailed to our office. You can expect a reply within one business day and often within hours of the same day. All information is confidential.

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Hear From Our Happy Clients

"The whole team blew my expectations out of the water."
Michael and the whole team blew my expectations out of the water. They are a pleasure to deal with and extremely knowledgeable in their field. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone needing a real estate attorney.
- Adam

Why Choose SGF Law?

  • High-Net-Worth Estate Planning
    Our law firm can help with even the most complicated estates.
  • Virtual Consultation Available
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  • We're a Spanish-Speaking Team
    Our law firm is dedicated to providing Spanish language services.

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