How much do you know about Attorney Scott A. Selis? 

Scott is the founder of Selis Elder Law of Florida, focusing on the Elder Care, Elder Law, and Estate Planning practice areas. 

During his free time, Scott has been an avid participant in the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section, acting as Assistant Chair of the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section, and serving as both Chair and Co-Chair of the Florida Bar Elder Law Sections’ Legislative Committee from 2012-2017. In 2012, Scott received a public service award from the Florida Bar’s Elder Law Section. Four years later, in 2016, Scott was awarded the Florida Bar Elder Law Section’s Elder Law Attorney of the Year. In addition, Scott served on a statewide Task Force that advocates for the elderly and disabled. 

Scott received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University and his J.D. from Stetson University’s College of Law. Scott has been married to Kimberly since 1984, and is the proud father of three children and grandfather of two grandchildren. 

Do you know what Elder Law is?

You may be wondering what exactly Elder Law is and what it entails. Elder Law and Elder Care Law both focus on the legal planning, advocacy, and guidance you need as a Florida senior. 

Elder Law is a broad area of law that encompasses a large amount of services. While Elder Law is not only relevant for seniors, its primary focus is on the handling of your assets while you are still alive and preparing for your retirement and end-of-life care. An Elder Law attorney helps you accomplish your goals by creating trusts, a long-term care plan for you, helping you obtain long-term care insurance, and applying for government benefits on your behalf to help you receive the benefits you deserve and may be entitled to.

Also, an Elder Law attorney is familiar with the specific challenges that a senior faces, such as senior exploitation and issues with Medicare, and can help you create a plan that ensures your assets, needs, and loved ones are protected as you age. 

In particular, Selis Elder Law of Florida focuses on making long-term care affordable for people that do not have long-term care insurance by restructuring assets to qualify for government benefits.

Scott also handles probate, trust administration, and guardianship. 

We encourage you to ask us your questions about the types of legal services you need and gain insight on the steps you need to take. Remember, we work with Florida families just like yours to help them find and obtain the planning they need for the future. Do not hesitate to contact our office to schedule an appointment for your Elder Law related needs.