Planning for the long-term means more than just wills and estate planning. It also means making sure aging or disabled family members are taken care of as well.

At Catherine Charuk Attorney at Law, you will find all the legal assistance you need to ensure a safe and happy life as these family members reach their golden years. We can prepare guardianships for elderly or disabled relatives with lifelong care requirements, and we handle elder law issues including long-term care planning, asset protection, and more.

Elder Law Services

Elder Law addresses the concerns and problems facing senior citizens such as asset preservation and the smooth transfer of assets. We offer assistance with a variety issues for seniors including:

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  • Long-term care planning
  • Healthcare related issues
  • Power of Attorney
  • Conservatorship
  • Issues with retirement
  • Social security
  • Medicaid and Medicare

We have years of experience assisting seniors and are familiar with their unique legal needs. Whether you are seeking help with power of attorney or need to create a conservatorship, depend on the law office of Catherine Charuk in Kingston, NY for experienced legal assistance in elder law matters.


As we age, taking care of ourselves becomes more challenging. Making sure the people we care about are protected in their golden years is essential to their health and happiness. A guardianship gives you the ability to make choices for an elderly or disabled family member in New York State including:

  • Make healthcare care decisions
  • Manage financial affairs
  • Managing living arrangements
  • and more

Guardianships are a crucial tool, ensuring an individual receives proper care. Sometimes families have not been able to plan sufficiently for the decline of an elderly relative, or their planning has not gone quite far enough. Make sure you and your loved ones are cared for when the time comes.

Contact the office of Attorney Catherine Caruk today at 845-307-0877.

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How we work

  • 1. Initial Consultation

    I will meet with you one-on-one to discuss your unique situation, needs, and goals. This allows me to argue on your behalf. I will also make sure you understand the laws that govern your legal issues so that you can make informed and educated decisions.

  • 2. Preparation

    I will help you gather all the necessary documentation and resources required to file your claim successfully. Also, I will prepare all the necessary forms and paperwork, so nothing is left to chance. With your goals in mind, we will work together to ensure those goals.

  • 3. Filing

    I will file all the necessary forms and documentation on your behalf. Whether it is financial data, property titles, income information or affidavits. Your case will be handled professionally, giving you peace of mind.

  • 4. Litigation

    Many cases do not require a court appearance. Should litigation be necessary, you can trust that you have an experienced professional on your side. I will argue tirelessly on your behalf.

  • 5. Support

    Throughout the entire process, you will have the support you need, and someone that you know is 100% on your side. Every decision made will have your goals in mind, and you will be informed every step of the way.