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Richard L. Newman

Law Office of Richard Newman

Richard L. Newman

Law Office of Richard Newman

Richard L. Newman

Law Office of Richard Newman

Richard L. Newman has been a practicing attorney for over 30 years. Richard specializes in Elder Law and Special Needs Planning.His practice is devoted to serving some of the most vulnerable members of our society and the families that are caring for them.  He is currently a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Elder Law Section. He is also an active member of the Bucks County Bar Association, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International and Business Networking International. Richard graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1986 and received his undergraduate degree from Temple University in 1983, at which time he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.  For more information about the legal services provided by the Law offices of Richard L. Newman, visit his website at

Firm Description

At Newman Elder Law we don't just work with the elderly; we counsel and advise adults of all ages about matters relating to estate planning, asset protection, long term care planning, special needs trusts, and Medicaid planning. We assist clients with a variety of issues that may arise due to illness, disability, injury, aging, or end of life. Newman Elder Law can help address any of the following questions or concerns:

  • If you have a loved one who is sick or disabled
  • If you are you struggling to understand what benefits you or your loved one may be entitled to
  • If you are worried about your financial future should you or a loved one require nursing home care or another type of long term care
  • If you do not have a Will or Power of Attorney, or if your existing documents are outdated

Should you or a loved one be facing difficult decisions about health, asset protection or qualification for public benefits, Newman Elder Law will help you make the right decisions and advocate for you throughout the process.  We provide clients with advice and guidance with respect to:

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare claims and appeals
  • Elder abuse & fraud recovery cases
  • Senior Asset Protection
  • Guardianships
  • Geriatric Care
  • Preservation/transfer of assets seeking to avoid spousal impoverishment when a spouse enters a nursing home
  • Social security and disability claims and appeals
  • Supplemental and long term health insurance issues
  • Disability planning, including use of durable powers of attorney, special needs trusts, "living wills," for financial management and health care decisions, and other means of delegating management and decision-making to another in case of incompetency or incapacity
  • Long-term care placements in nursing home and life care communities
  • Nursing home issues including questions of patients' rights and nursing home quality
  • Retirement, including public and private retirement benefits, survivor benefits and pension benefits
  • Veteran's Benefits

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50 East Court Street
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Doylestown, PA 18901

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