Michael J. Teitelbaum primarily focuses his practice of law in the areas of Medicaid planning, elder law, business and real estate transactions and estate planning. Mr. Teitelbaum works with clients desiring to start a new business, grow their existing business, plan for the orderly succession and distribution of business and family assets, and to maximize the preservation and protection of assets.
Elder Law: health and long term care planning; advance directives (living wills and health care powers of attorney); public benefits, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security and Veterans benefits; housing alternatives for the infirm or those suffering from diminished mental capacity; surrogate decision-making; and the administration of trusts and estates
Medicaid Planning: maximize the preservation and protection of assets for the at-home spouse, or an individual’s children, and significantly reduce the period of time in which in individual would otherwise qualify for Medicaid benefits
Estate Planning: drafting a will or trust; govern the distribution of assets upon death; and more
Probate and Trust Administration: administering the estate of a deceased person, including paying or otherwise resolving all claims and distributing the remaining property of the deceased person to the beneficiaries named in the decedent’s will or, if decedent died without a will, to those individual’s entitled to receive the property pursuant to Ohio law; collecting the assets of the estate, preparing an inventory for the Court, receiving and paying claims of the estate, distributing property to beneficiaries and preparing an accounting for the Court