Compassionate Understanding

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Attorney Melissa Wu went full-force into the growing field of Elder Law by pursuing a specialized LL.M. from Western New England College of Law in Elder Law and Estate Planning.

Now, Melissa is a specialist in the field of Elder Law. She is grateful to fill the need for lawyers well-versed in the challenges of aging. Melissa represents, counsels and assists seniors, people with disabilities and families for:

  • estate planning and probate
  • estate and gift tax planning
  • long-term care issues
  • Medicaid, Medicare and health insurance
  • retirement income
  • lifestyle and housing needs
  • wills, living wills, durable powers of attorney
  • disability planning
  • guardianship

Melissa treats older individuals with compassion and understanding. She will give you the assistance that you deserve when navigating the obstacles inherent in elder law.


Melissa’s practice is centered around creating strong relationships with her clients. For consultations, she takes the time to travel to meeting locations that work best for you.  

Life decisions like estate planning and nursing home care require careful deliberation and a respect for everyone involved. Whether fully supported by your family, or in the middle of a protracted battle, Melissa is here to represent you and ensure your best possible care.

Medicaid and Elder Law

Medicaid planning is not always straight forward. In addition to social workers, seek the advice of Attorney Melissa Wu, who knows the rules of Medicaid planning inside and out. She will use the most recent changes in the law to your advantage. 

With over 15 years of experience, Melissa provides understandable answers to complicated issues such as: 

  • trusts
  • transfers of assets
  • purchases of annuities
  • increased income
  • resource allowances for a spouse

Don’t wait, contact Melissa Wu today for advice and help with elder law issues.