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200 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW, #400
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Understanding Available Resources for Your Loved One

In relation to your special needs or aging loved one, understanding available financial resources and access to care goes a long way toward maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. They deserve the very best, and the dedicated legal team at BGS can help ensure the highest possible standards.

Special Needs and Elder Law Services

Special Needs and Elder Law/Elder Care attorneys provide legal services to the elderly, those with disabilities, and families who have special estate planning needs. Our qualified and experienced attorneys offer guidance through the often complex and confusing legal maze surrounding government programs, such as Medical Assistance and Veterans Benefits; estate planning, gifting, and protecting; long-term care, nursing home and home health care planning, and more. These skills and compassion help clients find crucial answers to difficult questions in the most uncertain times.

Cathryn Reher works hard to stay up to date on ever-changing federal, state, and administrative laws affecting her clients. She is well respected in her community and by her peers and has received referral clients from state and county employees, nursing homes, hospitals, senior organizations, financial planners, and other estate planning attorneys. Her in-depth knowledge of the practice area specific to Elder Law/Elder Care and Special Needs is complimented by the extensive assemblage of experienced BGS attorneys who can work by her side in areas such as Estate Planning, Litigation, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Family Law, and more. 

Special Needs and Elder Law/Elder Care services:

  • Health care directives
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Powers of attorney
  • Revocable, special needs, supplemental needs, and pooled trusts
  • Medical Assistance Planning
  • Home-and community-based programs
  • Nursing home care
  • Rental agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Minnesota Veterans Homes planning
  •  Veterans’ benefits
  • Service contracts
  • Application for government programs
  • Appeals of benefit denials
  • Medical Assistance liens and estate recovery claims
  • Personal injury lien and settlement consultation
  • Third party custody
  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Employment law

Our Special Attorneys

What is a retainer and how do I set one up?

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What is an initial consultation and are there fees?

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What is conflict of interest?

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How am I billed?

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Who will be working on my case?

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How much will my case cost?

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What if my legal need is critical and I can't afford an Attorney?

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Speak with an Experienced Attorney

The law firm of Barna, Guzy & Steffen offers dedicated attorneys who effectively and efficiently handle your legal needs with the highest level of professionalism.