“Helping families plan for long life, obtain quality care and navigate the long term care maze”

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Why LeslieWizelman?

Legal Services

The Law Office of Leslie Wizelman is a local law practice concentrating in the field of Elder Law and Senior Issues. Leslie will provide experienced, competent, professional, and compassionate service in the following areas:

 • Long term care planning

 • Asset protection planning

 • Medicaid applications

 • Power of Attorneys and Living Wills

 • Wills and Trusts

 • Guardianship and incapacity planning

 • Probate and estate administration

Leslie Wizelman's primary goal is to help her clients attain the best quality of life and the best quality of care. She will work closely with each of her clients to reach this goal. Home, hospital, and nursing home consultations are available for clients unable to drive to the office.

Do you face one or more of the following issues?

 • How do I protect the family home and other assets in the event nursing home care is needed?

 • How do I protect and provide for my spouse if I must enter a nursing home?

 • How do I legally transfer assets to others to accomplish my wishes while following Medicaid rules and regulations?

 • How do I apply for Medicaid?

 • How do I plan for a person with increasing dementia or disabilities?

 • How do I avoid the need for a guardianship if I or my spouse become incapacitated?

 • How do I ensure that my medical wishes will be carried out if I am unable to communicate effectively?

 • How can I preserve my assets and ensure they will pass to my selected heirs upon my death?

Leslie Wizelman will carefully answer these questions for you.

Careful Planning Makes A Difference

While Attorney Leslie Wizelman cannot predict your future, she will help you plan for it effectively. Every day growing older means more complications. Suddenly you must deal with new rules, government bureaucracies, and complicated problems. You must begin making difficult decisions about your future financial and health needs.

Leslie will help you to develop and to implement a plan to meet these needs. She will help you make decisions to ensure you and your loved ones receive quality care, whether at home or outside the home. If you or your loved ones are facing nursing home care, Leslie and her staff will help you preserve and protect your assets.

Please call Leslie Wizelman to set up a first meeting to begin the planning process.

Why Leslie Wizelman?

Personal Service: Each client is a special individual with unique circumstances. Leslie tailors her services to meet each of her client's needs. House calls, immediate response to inquiries, and a "hands on" approach to each client matter are routine.

Qualifications: Leslie Wizelman is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, one of approximately 450 nationwide and the only Certified Elder Law Attorney in Bradford County, Sullivan County, Wyoming County and Susquehanna County in the northern tier of Pennsylvania. As an active member of the Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys (currently President-elect) , the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Elder Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Leslie is constantly reviewing new developments in the Elder Law field. She also frequently lectures on Elder Law topics to healthcare professionals, retirement groups, and other professional organizations.

Values: Leslie provides legal and support services to elder and disabled clients and their families, always being sensitive to meeting their needs and objectives.

Local Knowledge: Leslie was born and raised in Bradford County and has been practicing law in Wyalusing for 30 years. Her active community service and involvement gives her first hand knowledge of local resources and developments.