Practice Areas

Elder Law

Prepare now to avoid crisis later. Learn about the steps you can take to protect those you love.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning is for nearly everyone and it is never too soon to plan! It’s not just for the rich. Nearly anyone can benefit from an expertly structured estate plan.

Life Care Planning

Our Life Care Planning service takes the weight of aging off a family’s shoulders. We help navigate the medical, legal and financial challenges of growing older and create a personalized roadmap for aging that adapts as health and financial needs change.


Whether you’re planning ahead, or need to apply for guardianship in a crisis, we can help.

Medicaid Planning

If you would like to avoid going broke in a Nursing home then Medicaid planning is for you! Medicaid planning involves protecting assets against the cost of long-term care. When you choose Applegate & Dillman Elder Law, you can rest assured you have chosen a team you can trust!

Probate & Trust Administration

We create comprehensive plans designed to help families avoid the Indiana probate process entirely. If you find yourself in a situation where Probate is eminent, then Applegate & Dillman Elder Law can help as well. Set up a free consultation today to discuss your options!

Probate Litigation

Many people believe that probate is simply a formality. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

Veterans’ Benefits

Many veterans do not know all of the benefits they’re entitled to or how to apply for them. It is our privilege to help.

Special Needs Planning

As the parent of a child with special needs, you know the joy that comes with raising your special son or daughter. You also know the financial, physical and emotional challenges that come with providing adequate care.

Family Law

Family Law can be a very sensitive matter. No one plans for family dispute but we can help ease the process and make sure your needs are heard.