Are you Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

christopher-sharry-whiteAttorney Christopher Sharry is a Worcester, Massachusetts disability lawyer concentrating in Social Security Disability (SSD), Medicaid, disability planning, estate planning and other disability and elder law matters.

He was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2004 after receiving his juris doctorate from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts. He previously worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Worcester County. Chris also worked in the financial services area advising elders on life insurance, fixed annuities and long term care insurance. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA),the Massachusetts Chapter of NAELA, and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR). Chris is married and the father of a daughter and two sons.

Social Security Disability (SSD)

  • SSD Claims
  • SSD Appeals
  • SSD Hearings

Medicaid

  • Asset protection
  • Estate, income and gift tax minimization
  • Long term care insurance planning
  • Medicaid application and appeals process
  • Special Needs Planning

Estate Planning and Long Term Planning

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Proxies
  • Family Trusts
  • Probate Avoidance
  • Trusts for special needs family members
  • Asset protection and preservation
  • Guardianships

Elder Law and Disability Planning

  • Asset protection to protect real estate and other assets from the costs of long term care
  • Prepare Wills, trusts, health care proxies, durable powers of attorney and HIPAA releases
  • Draft special needs trusts
  • Review and advise on long term care policies
  • Assist with nursing home planning and refer to geriatric care managers when necessary
  • Prepare and file applications for MassHealth and Medicaid long term care benefits
  • Guardianships/conservatorships