Avon Lake Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney

Elder Law Attorney You Can Trust

Estate planning and elder law attorney, Joseph L. Motta, is devoted to protecting families like yours from life’s most challenging situations. The goal of the firm, Joseph L. Motta Co., LPA is to provide you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that you have planned your affairs so as to avoid the financial disruptions that often accompany death or incapacity. Each client receives our personal attention because we want you to feel comfortable discussing issues that can be emotionally difficult to address. We are committed to putting our knowledge and expertise to work in order to provide you with the best advice on how to protect the ones you love.  We help you to leave a legacy, not a predicament.

To learn more about our primary law practice areas, click on the different images above or call 440-930-2826 to reach the office of Joseph L. Motta in Avon Lake. We can make an appointment for a free consultation over the phone, at your location or at our office on Walker Road in Avon Lake. Fill out the request a consultation form if you aren't able to call or would simply prefer to communicate by email.


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Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Estate planning involves much more than preparing wills, trusts and deciding who will receive your assets at your death. A comprehensive estate planning strategy involves the design and implementation of a strategy to protect your family in the event of incapacity or disability as well as death. Learn more about wills, trusts, power of attorney documents and more.

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Long Term Care Planning

Medicare does not cover most long term care services so working with an Elder Law Attorney will help you prepare for how to get finances in order and what to expect during this phase of life. At Joseph L. Motta Co., we consult and help prepare our clients for this phase with strategies and estate planning tools to help with long term care.

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Medicaid Planning

The rules governing Medicaid in Ohio are extremely complex and have undergone substantial changes in the last few years. Effective Medicaid planning strategies can ensure assets remain in your estate to pass on to next generations. Consult with us to cover Medicaid planning strategies as well as implications Medicaid recovery rules may have on your heirs.

Joseph L. Motta earned his B.A. from Ohio Northern University and his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Motta served as a law clerk to Judge Thomas D. Lambros of the United States District Court for the Northern Ohio District of Ohio. Mr. Motta has practiced in the areas of business and real estate law in addition to estate planning and elder law.

Joe is a lifelong resident of the Cleveland area and currently resides in Avon Lake, Ohio - a town he is proud to call home.  He is an avid supporter of local business and can frequently be seen around the community educating folks about the benefits of estate planning. Joe speaks about having legal documents in place to make the inevitability of death more tolerable - by knowing your family and loved ones will be taken care of and not burdened with difficult decisions. He also speaks at events about long term care planning as well as special needs planning. See where you can meet up with Joseph Motta this month on our Events page.