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Clifford M Cohen

Law Offices of Clifford M. Cohen

Clifford M Cohen

Law Offices of Clifford M. Cohen

Clifford M Cohen

Law Offices of Clifford M. Cohen

Located in the Friendship Heights area of Washington, D.C. and minutes from the Montgomery County, Maryland border, Mr. Cohen’s practice focuses on estate planning, business planning, elder law, and planning for those with special needs. He is dedicated to helping individuals, families and small business owners protect the people they love and their hard-earned assets, plan for the future and cope during times of crisis.
Mr. Cohen believes that the best plans are the result of personal attention and close collaboration with his clients. He takes the time to listen carefully to his clients’ most pressing concerns and important goals, explain their options in clear, easy to understand language, and then design and implement a customized plan to meet all of their objectives. He strives to nurture long-term relationships with his clients and become their “Counselor for Life.”

Mr. Cohen is a graduate of Boston University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 1975. Prior to attending law school, he worked in the real estate industry in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1981 he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami Law School. He has been admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Florida, Massachusetts and Illinois. He is also a member of the Trusts and Estates Section of the District of Columbia and Montgomery County Bar Associations.

An Elder Law Attorney specializes in advising the elderly and their next of kin. They typically deal with all legal affairs that may impact seniors or disabled individuals, including topics associated with long-term care planning and maintenance, health care, guardianship, retirement, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and more. Elder Law Attorneys not only deal with financial matters like wills and trusts, but can handle sensitive issues like elder abuse, disabilities, and patient rights. However, most attorneys who practice elder law don’t specialize in finding solutions for all of the challenges facing the elderly. It’s important to find a trusted Elder Law Attorney who is well established and well-rounded in the wide realm of ordeals facing our elderly.

Firm Description

At the Law Offices of Clifford M. Cohen, we focus our practice on estate planning, elder law, business planning and planning for those with special needs in Washington, DC, and all of Montgomery County, Maryland. We help individuals, families and small business owners (whether affluent or of modest means), find answers to questions such as:

  • How can I ensure my assets will be distributed to my loved ones according to my wishes?
  • If I become incapacitated, how can I ensure I receive the care I need?
  • How can I avoid spending my entire life savings to pay for my long-term care?
  • What is the most effective way to protect my business against lawsuits and other threats while preparing for my eventual exit?
  • What is involved in administering an estate or trust and how can I minimize any potential federal or local estate tax?
  • How can I ensure my loved one with special needs will receive the care he or she needs after I am no longer able to provide adequate care myself?

The comprehensive plan that we design and implement for you will address your unique concerns, goals and hopes for the future. We don’t simply draft documents – we develop customized plans and nurture long-term relationships with our clients. We invite you to explore our site to learn more about our firm, what we do and how a elder law attorney can assist you. If you would like to schedule a consultation, please call our offices at (202) 845-7036. We look forward to meeting you in person.


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