We Give Families Peace of Mind

If you or a family member is in need of an elder law or special needs planning attorney, you’ve come to the right place. Elder law and special needs planning are highly specialized areas of law and should be handled only by qualified elder law and special needs planning attorneys. Elder Law Associates PA’s Partners, Ellen S. Morris, Esq.  and Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, are highly experienced in handling a diverse range of complex issues affecting seniors and people with special needs and their families. Our partners’ combined 60+ years of legal experience enable them to provide transactional and specialized services, such as fiduciary and guardianship litigation, estate planning and asset preservation planning, and to interpret and simplify complex legal issues for our clients and their concerned family members.

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Elder Law Associates is distinct and we’re special.

— Ellen S. Morris, Esq., Partner

Ellen and I have over 60 years of experience in dealing with elder law, special needs planning and litigation issues.

— Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, Partner

There is very little we haven’t seen before. And with experience comes the ability to analyze problems, problem-solve and to do it in the most efficient way possible.

— Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, Partner

No matter what the family’s issues are, we are going to solve those problems, so that they now have peace of mind going forward on any of those issues.

— Ellen S. Morris, Esq., Partner

The attorneys of Elder Law Associates are all leaders in the field by being active members of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar.

— Cassandra Jelincic, Esq., Associate Attorney

We have a wonderful team … at every level and every position … and they are incredibly smart.

— Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, Partner

We provide bilingual services at 4 convenient offices in South Florida.

— Quisqueya De La Rosa, Legal Assistant

I’m licensed in New York and Florida. With my New York experience, we are able to handle New York law, so it’s really helpful to our clients to be able to go to one firm that offers legal advice in both Florida and New York.

— Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, Partner

When our clients come to Elder Law Associates, as far as we’re concerned, they are now family.

— Ellen S. Morris, Esq., Partner

We try to talk to (clients) as they would be our family, because the only way we can properly represent them is by them trusting us.

— Cassandra Jelincic, Esq., Associate Attorney

We give families peace of mind by advocating for those who are incapacitated or who have special needs and cannot take care of themselves.

— Ellen S. Morris, Esq., Partner

We are passionate, and we are compassionate to our clients and about their issues.

— Ellen S. Morris, Esq., Partner

We strive to not only meet but exceed clients’ expectations each and every day.

— Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, Partner

We’ll take good care of you and give you and your family peace of mind.

— Ellen S. Morris, Esq., Partner

Our mission is to give families peace of mind by providing exceptional, professional, tenacious, effective and efficient legal counsel, earning our clients’ trust and exceeding their expectations.

— Quisqueya De La Rosa, Legal Assistant

Having gone through an extremely difficult Medicaid application process for my father in Florida years ago and with the recent passing of my mother I desperately needed to find a competent and understanding law firm that could expedite and help me with elder care legal issues for my uncle in Boca.

— Name withheld by request

Living in NYC with nobody to take care of my sick uncle 1,400 miles away, I found the expertise and compassion of Howard Krooks and his wonderful firm to be incredible. I would highly recommend them to anyone and already have.

— D.L., New York, NY

When my mom had a stroke -- and unfortunately due to her diabetes -- needed to be moved full time to a nursing home, I needed to qualify her for Medicaid, as the cost of proper care is prohibitive. Ellen and her team did an outstanding job, helping to reallocate my mom's assets and quickly qualifying her for Medicaid benefits. It would be almost impossible for the typical person to get through this process in such a short period of time.

I truly thank Elder Law Associates PA for making this happen.

— M.L., Syosset, NY

Very well satisfied. The service was great in communicating all documents and proceedings with us to fully understand everything. The staff was AWESOME! In the future, (if) I know anyone, I will refer you.

— J.M., Boca Raton, FL
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