Our Mission Statement
"With empathy and compassion, Selis Law Firm helps bring peace of mind to families of all ages as they plan for illness, disability, and death."
Helping Clients in Their Time of Need 5-Star Google Reviews
Our family has been a client of Selis Elder Law of Florida for the past three years. We actually followed Scott Selis from another law firm because of Scott Selis' expertise and compassion. A couple of his expert staff went with Scott when he opened his own law firm. This says a lot about his character and integrity. Scott's guidance in creating two trusts for our family made it easy and he answered very question that we had. If you or your family needs an Elder law firm we highly recommend Selis Elder Law of Florida. You will be very pleased with the care that he and his staff show you and most importantly the results.View On Google
This firm provides a specialized law practice in estate and elder law that has proved invaluable to our family. In the past few years three of our elders have passed and we learned that competent planning makes all the difference. In our experience general practice attorneys who do not specialize in estate planning and execution do not offer all of the services needed for effective estate settlement. Scott takes the time to carefully evaluate each client's specific situation and needs. He listens carefully before making any recommendations...Read Full Review On Google
Meet Our Elder Law Attorney Scott A. Selis
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Florida State University, Scott Selis earned his Juris Doctorate from Florida's first law school, Stetson University College of Law. From 2012 to 2017, Scott served as both Chair and Co-Chair for the Elder Law Section Legislative Committee of the Florida Bar. He was honored to be awarded by the Florida Bar the distinction of Elder Law Attorney of the Year in 2016. He has also served on a statewide task force advocating for the rights of the elderly and disabled.
Learn How We Can Help You with Florida Elder Law
At the Selis Law Firm, we know how complicated Florida elder law can be. You need a trusted advocate on your side who can make sure your rights, wishes, and ultimate goals are honored. Our friendly team is here to make sure you get the legal representation you deserve, whether you are planning for the future or you are facing a Medicaid crisis. Our lawyer brings his understanding of elder law to serve clients throughout Florida from our convenient offices in Ormond Beach and Palm Coast. The goal of our law firm is to help clients at all stages of their life and we look forward to helping you and your family.
Scott Selis can help seniors throughout Florida with longterm care questions. Our attorney can help you find and pay for good care in a Florida skilled nursing home. We understand the importance of maintaining independence, especially for clients with special needs. Mr. Selis can assist you in developing a plan to protect your life’s savings from longterm care costs while allowing you to remain at home for as long as possible.
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Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?
The field of elder law is incredibly complex and encompasses all aspects of planning for aging, illness, and incapacity. From advance directives and lifetime planning to public benefits and protecting the rights of the elderly, the team at Selis Law Firm is here to help clients and their families throughout the state of Florida. Our attorney can help you with any and all elder law issues so that you can enjoy your golden years with the knowledge that your legacy will be protected and loved ones provided for.
Our Elder Law Specialties
Our lawyer, Scott Selis, can assist elder clients with simple or complex family needs with comprehensive estate planning. Our estate planning services including trust agreements, wills, powers of attorney, and healthcare documentation. Proper estate planning can be paramount in protecting your wishes. For your convenience, if you are in a nursing home or other longterm care facility, our lawyer will come to you. With the help of our compassionate lawyer, you can have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you have planned for the future.
When a property owner passes without a funded trust agreement or will, their assets may need to be processed in Florida probate court. Probate is necessary in Florida to pass the ownership of a decedent's assets to their beneficiaries. Property that qualifies as probate assets in Florida includes, but is not limited, to bank accounts, investment accounts, life insurance policies, annuity contracts, retirement accounts, and real estate. Our lawyer, Scott Selis, specializes in Florida elder law and can assist families throughout the United States with concluding a decedent's affairs.
Trying to navigate the complexities of the Medicaid system is difficult enough when things are going well. When a sudden change in needs occurs due to an illness or an accident, the help of an attorney well-versed in the structure of Florida Medicaid can make all the difference in the world. If you or a loved one has suddenly required special needs for their care, our elder law attorney can assist you with the Medicaid process. Our attorney can help clients facing a Medicaid crisis maximize the applicable benefits so that they can get the care they need when they need it.
Our elder law attorney has compiled a list of resources for seniors, their families, and caregivers throughout Florida. Feel free to browse these informative and educational materials. If you have any questions, our friendly attorney and his team of compassionate legal professionals will gladly answer any questions you or your family may have about Florida elder law from our offices in Ormond Beach and Palm Coast.