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Osofsky, Gene

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Gatehouse PlazaSuite 2081290 "B" StreetHayward, CA 94541-2996
Phones: (510) 247-2555
Fax: (510) 247-0150
OsofskyLaw@Hotmail.Com
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ELDER LAW: we assist seniors and their families plan for long term care, including planning for incapacity and for the cost of same while preserving family assets. Often, this involves strategic planning to establish eligibility for the Medi-Cal program to assist with cost, while preserving assets for the family. In many cases, the use of sophisticated planning techniques can accelerate eligibility and avoid so-called asset "spend down". We also address issues concerning Medi-Cal...

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ELDER LAW: we assist seniors and their families plan for long term care, including planning for incapacity and for the cost of same while preserving family assets. Often, this involves strategic planning to establish eligibility for the Medi-Cal program to assist with cost, while preserving assets for the family. In many cases, the use of sophisticated planning techniques can accelerate eligibility and avoid so-called asset "spend down". We also address issues concerning Medi-Cal recovery or so-called 'pay back'. Our services also involve incapacity planning, the preparation of Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Trusts, Wills and the like. We are frequently asked to speak to groups of seniors, tax-planning professionals, disability support groups & other community groups, and we have delivered lectures on these topics at many Bay Area Hospitals.

FAMILY LAW: One of our principals is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the California State Bar and has practiced in this field over 25 years, handling many different kinds of cases--both simple and complex--involving division of assets, property, businesses, pensions, support, custody, and interstate matters.

Sophisticated computer software is used in case preparation to enhance case development, increase efficiency and reduce cost.

Billing Method:

  • Require a Retainer

Pricing Structure:

  • Hourly fee. Fixed Fees For Some Services After Initial Consultation.
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Practice Areas
Elder LawWills & Estates
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
California, 1970U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1970U.S. Supreme Court, 1977U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1970U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1970
Specialties and Certifications
Family Law, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California, 1982
Other Affiliations
American Bar Association, 1970National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys, 1997 - Present Association of Certifed Family Law Specialists, 1990 - Present LRS, California Advocates For Nursing Home Reform, 1995 - Present (Member of LRS) Estate Planning Section, State Bar Of California, 1997 - Present
Honors
Wiley Manual Pro Bono Award, 1995
Classes and Seminars
Planning For Long Term Care/Asset Protection Planning, Numerous Senior, Disability, Caregiver & Hospital Organizations,, 1996 - Present
Medi-Cal Planning For Long Term Care, Hayward Lawyers Club, March 23, 2004 - Present
Pro Bono Activities
VISTA Volunteer (As Lawyer), 1969 - 1970Berkeley Men's Shelter (perpare/serve meals), 1999 - 2001Law Clinic, National MS Society, 2000 - 2003Community Service Awarad, National MS Society, 2002
Education
University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, June, 1969
J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, CA, June, 1966
A.B.
Fraternities and Sororities
Phi Alpha Delta
Articles
Published Works
"Consumer's Guide To Medi-Cal Planning", 2005Dividing The Family Home, Legal Secretaries Association
Office Information
Address
Gatehouse PlazaSuite 2081290 "B" StreetHayward, CA 94541-2996
Phone
(510) 247-2555
Fax
(510) 247-0150
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