Legal Issues are some of the important factors every senior citizen should be aware of. There are many facets of senior life that need legal help , few of them include Writing out a will or an Advance directive, dealing with creditors , planning for retirement.
One of the major things to be considered before consulting an Attorney is the fee to be paid. As per the Older Americans Act senior citizens are entitled for a free legal assistance in the following public entitlements, healthcare/long-term care, housing/utilities, planning/protecting autonomy, family/domestic, individual rights and consumer issues. LCE (Legal Counsel for Elderly) provides free legal services and advocacy for seniors.