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Elder Law

Waterbury Elder Law Attorney

We Leverage Our Experience In Elder Law To Give You Peace Of Mind

We provide unwavering support to address your elder law concerns and are experienced in assisting families with complex issues concerning aging family members, veterans and persons with disabilities. We have been serving clients throughout Connecticut who have concerns about their future or their loved one’s future for more than 25 years. As one of the very few firms in the Waterbury regional market with a Best Lawyers designation, we will provide you with the peace of mind you deserve.


Many elderly Americans fear losing a lifetime of accumulated assets to qualify for Medicaid and obtain nursing home care. With skillful legal planning, it is often possible to keep homes and other assets, while still qualifying for Medicare, Medicaid and other health care benefits.

At Tinley, Renehan & Dost, LLP, we provide experienced elder law and asset protection services to clients from the Waterbury area and throughout Connecticut. We are committed to providing high-quality legal representation at reasonable rates.

Contact us today online or by telephone at 203-596-9030

to speak with an experienced Waterbury elder law attorney.

Edler Law and Asset Protection Planning

If you fear losing the family home in order to qualify for health care benefits, it is important to explore your legal options. Our firm provides creative, ethical solutions that often allow our clients to qualify for Medicaid without depleting their assets.

Advising Clients on the Following:

At Tinley, Renehan & Dost, we advise clients in a wide range of elder law and asset protection matters, including:

  • Applications
  • Fair hearings
  • Disability planning
  • Gift planning
  • Irrevocable trusts
  • Reallocation of assets
  • Special and supplemental needs trusts
  • Conservatorships
  • Medicaid Planning and Qualification
  • Medicaid Applications
  • Will and Trust Planning for Disabled Individuals
  • Planning for Incapacity

Experienced Elder Law Attorneys

Our attorneys can assist you in all matters relating to health care planning for the elderly and other estate planning issues. It’s your money. We will work to make sure you can keep as much of it as possible, while still obtaining the heath care benefits you need.



Mark works with individuals and families, providing a full range of estate planning services. The Trusts and Estates Practice Group at Tinley, Renehan & Dost focuses on avoidance and deferral of death taxes and other transfer taxes, on gift and estate planning, on the preparation of simple and sophisticated wills and trusts, and on Medicaid and long-term care issues.

The Trusts and Estates Practice Group represents trusts, estates and the beneficiaries thereof at probate hearings and prepares estate, inheritance and income tax returns, as well as probate accountings.

Other practice areas within the Practice Group include family law, incapacity, and conservatorships.

Mark is admitted to practice before State and Federal Courts in Connecticut and the United States Tax Court. His practice is primarily devoted to the areas of estate planning, probate and taxes. These areas encompass gift planning, preparation of wills and trusts, administration of trusts, planning for long-term care and Medicaid qualification, settlement of estates in the probate courts, and representation in audits and proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services, and State and Federal Courts.


Tanya’s practice includes elder law, estate administration, estate and incapacity planning. Tanya graduated from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2007 and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association where she has served on the Legislative Committee and is acting as the Continuing Legal Education liaison.  She is also a member of the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Waterbury Bar Association.

Contact Us · Southbury, CT Medicaid Planning Attorney

If you need legal guidance for an elder care or asset protection matter in Connecticut, our lawyers are here for you. Contact us today online or by telephone at 203.596.9030 to speak with a knowledgeable Waterbury elder law lawyer.