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South Jersey Elder Law Firm Offers Free Asset Protection Seminar

The Begley Law Group

Moorestown, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) September 13, 2013 - Begley Law Group, specialists in elder law and estate planning, is inviting members of the public to attend a day of seminars on asset protection September 25th throughout the Moorestown area. Presented by Tom Begley Jr. and Dana Bookbinder, the seminars are designed to help individuals and their family members learn about how to approach the issues surrounding long-term care, and how to make it a feasible option for their future.

“Asset protection can never start too early,” says New Jersey elder law attorney Tom Begley, Jr. “We support clients with a number of options so that they can protect their legacy for their family, and have the protection of long-term care."

The one-day seminars focusing on asset protection are conveniently held at three different times to best accommodate individual schedules; there are sessions available early, mid-day and during the evening, and for individuals who have a loved one who may be in the process of moving to a long-term care facility, or a loved one already in a care facility, the information presented at these seminars can be extremely useful.

Begley Law Group, PC, is a leader in estate planning law and elder law, supporting clients and the community for more than 75 years. Attorneys with Begley Law Group work every day to provide the best counsel possible to the disabled and the elderly, helping them with solid estate planning approaches with which to protect their interests.

“We see clients who have worked hard their entire life. They and their families deserve to keep those hard-earned assets,” said Dana E. Bookbinder. “The seminars are designed to be as informative as possible. We will review all the methods they can use to protect their assets.”

Begley Law Group is well known for their consistently high ethical standards, their professional excellence, and their dedication to community service. Firm lawyers are skilled in protecting assets and helping clients utilize government benefits such as Medicaid and Veteran’s Aid and Attendance. Begley Law Group knows it is vitally important to be acutely aware of the latest legislative developments as they happen, and which will impact their elderly clients and the larger community. Every Begley law partner is a recipient of the prestigious New Jersey SuperLawyers award.

For more information on the seminars go to http://www.begleylawyer.com/free-seminars/ and to make a reservation, call 877-234-5393 as space is limited.

Moorestown Seminars

Wednesday, September 25th
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Yardley Commons
209 Laurel Road
Voorhees, NJ

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Mt. Holly Library
307 High Street
Mt. Holly, NJ

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Moorestown Community House
16 East Main Street
Moorestown, NJ

Colleen Caruso
Begley Law Group, P.C.
509 S. Lenola Road, Building 7
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Tel: 800.533.7227

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