Legal Services

CrescentCare Legal

Other Professional Services (Legal) allow for the provision of professional and consultant services rendered by members of particular professions licensed and/or qualified to offer such services by local governing authorities 

Such services may include:

  • Legal services provided to and/or on behalf of the individual living with HIV and involving legal matters related to or arising from their HIV disease, including:
    • Assistance with public benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
    • Interventions necessary to ensure access to eligible benefits, including discrimination or breach of confidentiality litigation as it relates to services eligible for funding under the RWHAP
    • Preparation of:
      • Healthcare power of attorney
      • Durable powers of attorney
      • Living wills
  • Permanency planning to help clients/families make decisions about the placement and care of minor children after their parents/caregivers are deceased or are no longer able to care for them, including:
    • Social service counseling or legal counsel regarding the drafting of wills or delegating powers of attorney.