Alzheimer's Disease Planning Lawyer in Chicago

Peck Ritchey, LLC is a one-stop shop for families navigating the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, unpredictable disease affecting each patient differently, so it is crucial you do not wait until it’s too late to ask for help.

Peck Ritchey, LLC‘s elder law attorneys will assist you in meeting your family’s needs to protect quality of life and financial security for the entire family. Our elder law attorneys will discuss Powers of Attorney and guardianship, appropriate housing and financial planning to help ensure the best quality of care and life for your family member. Do not delay, contact Peck Ritchey, LLC as soon as you can so we can get you the help you need. Call us at (855) 328-5787 to set up a consultation. We will guide you through the legal framework and help you get your relative the care they need.

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    Do You Need an Attorney?

    Taking care of a relative with Alzheimer’s is a complicated and difficult task. Many legal requirements need to be met to ensure that you can get your relative the help they need. Failure to properly meet these requirements will prevent you from making the decisions necessary to take care of your family member. You need someone with legal knowledge and experience to guide you through the legal framework

    A lawyer can help guide you through complicated legal procedures quickly and efficiently. They can make sure that all the legal requirements are met to fulfill your relative’s wishes. A lawyer’s skill will make sure that you can rest easy, knowing that you have planned for the future.

    Why Should I Choose Peck Ritchey, LLC?

    Peck Ritchey’s elder law attorneys possess unique expertise to provide guidance and implement legal solutions to protect your family. After an individual is no longer deemed capable of making decisions for themselves, it can become more complicated for them and their family members to legally make medical and financial decisions. Having an elder law attorney with experience in Alzheimer’s disease planning will help your family gain control over this difficult situation as well as safeguard their wellbeing. Contact us today for assistance with Alzheimer’s disease planning and cases involving:

    Managing partner Kerry Peck is active in the Alzheimer’s community as a member of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter Board of Directors, and a frequent presenter at Alzheimer’s Association education seminars. Kerry has also met with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin to discuss Alzheimer’s issues.

    Kerry Peck and the attorneys at Peck Ritchey, LLC are all experienced and dedicated to helping our clients. We have the knowledge and skills to get you and your loved ones the aid they will need to deal with the trials of Alzheimer’s disease. Don’t wait until it is too late; contact us today. We can help you and your family members make the decisions you need to get through this disease.

    How Peck Ritchey, LLC Can Help You

    Alzheimer's Disease Planning Lawyer in ChicagoAlzheimer’s disease is a terrible affliction to deal with, for both the individual and their family members. At Peck Ritchey, LLC, we cannot help you treat the disease, but we can help mitigate the consequences you could face. We will work with you and your relative now to prepare you for the future.

    Peck Ritchey, LLC can help set up healthcare needs and goals with you and your family member. We will determine your family member’s healthcare wishes, and make sure the legal requirements are met to make sure they are followed through. We can also help you decide who will have the ability to make medical decisions for your ailing family member.

    Our attorneys can also help you with the management of your family member’s personal health and property. We will determine which person or persons will be put in charge of these things and will make sure that they are informed of the wishes of your family member. We can also make sure that these wishes are being carried out as best as possible and can enforce them if necessary. Your relative has worked their whole life to earn their property and deserves the right to make decisions about what will happen to it. At Peck Ritchey, LLC, we will make sure those wishes are met.

    We can also help set you up with state and federal programs like Medicare and Medicaid, as well as many others. These programs were put in place to help those in positions like your loved one’s, but you must both apply and qualify for them first. At Peck Ritchey, LLC, we will help you through the steps to make sure that your relative receives all the aid that they are entitled to.

    Possible Consequences of Failing to Plan.

    Failing to plan for Alzheimer’s disease properly can cause many complications in the future. Your family member might become incapable of making good decisions, but unless they are declared legally incompetent, their decisions could be binding. They could end up squandering their wealth and property and leaving themselves destitute at a time when they need help the most.

    While you could still have your family member declared incompetent later in life, it will be more difficult. It is likely that they will already have damaged themselves and their situation. You will also have the unenviable task of making life-changing decisions for your relative without the knowledge of what they would want to happen. Who will take care of them, who will inherit their property, what medical decisions do they desire? The only person who could have answered that is the relative themselves, and they will be unable to do so if you fail to prepare properly.

    Don’t wait and make things more complicated for yourself and your relative. Start planning today to avoid complications. It may be awkward and difficult to discuss what will happen when your relative can no longer take care of themselves, but with Alzheimer’s disease, that day will eventually come. We cannot stop it, but we can prepare for it. Call Peck Ritchey, LLC today so we can help you start planning.

    Contact Us

    If you have a family member who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, you need to start planning now to avoid tragedy in the future. Peck Ritchey, LLC is here to help you through this process. Our experienced lawyers have proven their skills over decades and can put their considerable knowledge to use for you. We can provide you with the skills and knowledge you will need to help your ailing relatives make plans for the future.

    At Peck Ritchey, LLC, our Chicago Alzheimer’s disease planning lawyers will protect you and your loved ones. If one of your relatives has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, we can help you and your family member make plans now to avoid complications in the future. Don’t wait until the disease has progressed too far and you are forced to take drastic action. Contact us today at (855) 328-5787 to set up a toll-free consultation.


    Attorney Kyle Fahey handled our matter with skill and professionalism, and was always responsive. 10/10, would work with him and the firm again.

    –Jon T.

    The peace of mind that Peck Ricthey's office has given me is worth every penny. The services they provided me and my family in an emergency medical situation is beyond outstanding. Last minute notice, Peter Brady and team were compassionate, understanding and most importantly efficient and got the job done. Look no further if you have any needs that this office can provide for you. Definitely in good hands! Thank you, a thousand times over for all of your help.

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    I solicited Peck Ritchey, LLC for assistance with a living trust for which I became the beneficiary. I needed assistance with understanding the details of how it all worked. However, I was especially concerned because there were threats of allegations made by family members and a lawsuit was filed against me. I needed a solid professional who had my best interests in mind. Peter Brady took my case and he managed it flawlessly. He explained everything in a way I could understand, he knew the law inside and out, he was always available to answer questions, and even offer support when things seemed like they could become extremely problematic. In addition to this, he had a plan. He navigated the course as if he already knew the next move by the opposing attorney. He made me feel like everything was in control and that’s because he knew exactly what he was doing and he consulted with me about everything. We ended up settling out of court and ultimately the court officially dismissed the lawsuit. I honestly believe if it wasn’t for Peter and his expertise this could have gone in an entirely different direction. Peter did a stellar job and I couldn’t be more pleased and impressed with his performance.

    –John T.

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    –Jay T.

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