Experienced Maryland Elder Law Attorney Helping Seniors with Their Legal Needs

As you grow older, your interests and goals change. You need an experienced elder law attorney who understands how to address the singular challenges exclusive to seniors. At the law firm of Elizabeth Forgotson Goldberg, we have 22 years of experience assisting seniors with their unique legal issues, including:

  • Wills and trusts
  • Tax issues
  • Social Security benefits
  • Medicare and Medicaid coverage
  • Nursing home and assisted living care
  • In-home medical care
  • Powers of attorney
  • Medical directives and living wills
  • Elder abuse
  • Age discrimination


Lawyer dedicated to seniors’ healthcare
Access to good medical care is essential to your health and quality of life. We assist in maneuvering through the red tape of Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies to ensure you receive the medical treatments, diagnostic tests and medications you need. We can help you plan your future medical care and make crucial legal end-of-life decisions. Attorney Elizabeth Forgotson Goldberg can draft legally valid medical documents that ensure your intentions are honored if you become no longer able to make decisions for yourself.

Skilled lawyer assisting seniors with estate planning
We can advise you on the most successful approach to your estate planning goals. Through meticulous analysis, we provide guidance on how best to transfer your assets, minimize estate taxes, establish guardianship for minor children, support personal philanthropic causes and even protect a beloved pet. We can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts and other legal entities, if beneficial to your estate.

Maintain financial independence with guidance from a knowledgeable lawyer
Retirement gives you the opportunity to enjoy family and hobbies, but if your retirement is not well-planned, living on a fixed income can create financial stress. Attorney Elizabeth Forgotson Goldberg can help you organize your affairs and plan for your retirement. If you choose to continue working, we are prepared to protect your rights in the workplace.

Elder law attorney is available to help you
Call Elizabeth Forgotson Goldberg at 301-229-3735 or contact us online to schedule an appointment at our Bethesda office.