Barbara S. Schlichtman is an attorney with the Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC, in Kennebunk, Maine. She helps clients in southern Maine with long-term care planning, estate planning and special needs planning. She works with special needs trusts, a tool to protect government benefits; probate matters; estate administration; MaineCare (Medicaid); and Medicare Set Aside trusts.
Attorney Schlichtman works closely with families to navigate paying for long-term care and to find the best place for their loved one. Focusing on quality of life is important to her practice. She assists clients whether they want to pre-plan or whether they are in a crisis. In her special needs planning work, she strives to ensure that every step has been taken to care for your loved one. She develops collaborative relationships with her clients, as well as their financial advisors or other professionals. Her work also includes Medicare Set Aside trusts in the case of personal injury awards.
Barbara is a on the executive committee for Legals Services for the Elderly in Maine, a member of the Elder Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and ElderCounsel, LLC, a national organization of attorneys specializing on elder law issues.
Barbara earned her Bachelor’s of Journalism degree (1989) and J.D. (1992) from the University of Missouri.
Barbara lives on Peaks Island with her husband and two sons. She and her family enjoy Maine's beauty by hiking, snowboarding or playing in Casco Bay. You may contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 467-3301.
The Maine Center for Elder Law, LLC is dedicated to helping:
SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIES - by assisting in ELDER LAW, including long-term-care and Medicaid (MaineCare) "pre-planning" and Crisis MaineCare Planning, preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance health care directives, and any needed conservatorships and guardianships;
VETERANS AND THEIR WIDOWS OR WIDOWERS - by planning for eligibility for Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance or related non-service-connected pension benefits; and
INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES - by developing and implementing estate plans through personalized design, assistance in funding trusts, periodic plan updates, and administration and settlement of trusts and estates.
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