'm Scott Collins, an Elder Law Attorney, and founder of Elder Law Guidance. I specialize in helping families save everything they have worked as they plan for their retirement years. The retirement and freedom are often saddled with anxiety and uncertainty. The high cost of health care and nursing home care can crush families. We can protect your home, retirement and savings for your children and heirs. We have made it our mission to help families during times of transition and future planning, from creating wills or navigating through Kentucky's complicated probate courts to protecting against abuse and discrimination or assisting you with obtaining Veterans benefits and Nursing Home Care. We are committed to helping ease the anxiety, alleviate the fear and answer your many questions.

5 Warning Signs to Look for When Hiring an Attorney 

By Scott E. Collins, Esq. Are you working with an attorney to navigate Medicaid and long-term care, securing veterans benefits or getting your Last Will and Testament finalized? Want the inside track on what they should be offering you, but aren’t? As an attorney who specializes in elder law, I can tell you what to…

WARNING: We’ve Been Taught All the Wrong Retirement Money Rules

Did you know this? Many people don’t! We have been duped into thinking we’re doing the right things with our hard-earned dollars by the wrong people, whether it’s well-meaning family members, friends, or even human resources or business professionals claiming they know best. It’s not necessarily that the advice was wrong, it was just one-sided. …

5 Things to Do Now If You Might Need Assisted Living in 2022

Think you or a loved one could need assisted living in the next six to 12 months? Here’s five easy things you can do now to ease future financial burdens and protect everything you’ve worked for so you can focus on getting the care you need.   1) Establish a caregiver agreement. Even if the caregivers…

Will Your Funeral Be the Last Time Your Children Speak to One Another?

As a former minister and now as an attorney, I have been working with families in healthcare emergencies and crisis situations like death and dying since 1991. The death of a loved one is deeply painful, sobering and usually creates conflict within families.  Without some preparation on your part, it will create conflict in yours,…