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Avoid costly mistakes by working with an experienced Harrisburg elder law attorney. We are committed to protecting your future and your family.

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We are widely regarded as leaders in planning for seniors and disabled individuals. Our distinction is built on a solid foundation:

Professional certifications & service

Marielle Hazen is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and serves on the board of directors of the Special Needs Alliance.

Experience planning for all types of families

We work with people from all walks of life, with diverse backgrounds, financial needs, hopes and healthcare goals. We take special care to treat each client as an individual, with the understanding that your needs are unique.

National recognition

Marielle Hazen has been named one of the Best Lawyers – and the Hazen Law Group one of the Best Law Firms – in the country by U.S. News and World Report for many years. Ms. Hazen has been designated a Super Lawyer for many years and been named as one of the top 50 women attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Distinction & honors from our peers

In 2014, Marielle Hazen was the recipient of the Powley Elder Law Award from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, which each year recognizes just one attorney in the country for a commitment to promoting a greater understanding of the rights and needs of the elderly and people with special needs.

Compassion for our clients

The Harrisburg Pennsylvania elder law and estate planning attorneys in our firm adhere to the highest professional standards. We are proud of the national reputation we have earned, and we are proud of the care we provide our clients.

Although we are honored by the professional recognition we have earned, we never lose sight of our firm's focus: protecting families. Our attorneys will take the time to listen carefully to your concerns, so we can craft a solution that addresses them. We recognize you are the expert on what your family needs, and we promise to treat you with the respect you deserve.


Comprehensive Planning Services

We give you the peace of mind of knowing the best possible plan is in place to protect you and your family. We offer complete planning services tailored to your goals.

Elder Law

Elder Law is the legal practice of counseling and representing older persons and their families concerning the legal aspects of long-term care…


Estate Planning

We provide answers to your planning questions, and give you the peace of mind of knowing the best possible planning is in place for you and your family.


Medicaid & Nursing Home Planning

Many legal issues arise when an individual needs nursing home care. We help you ensure you and your loved ones will be well cared for.


Special Needs Planning

We provide answers to your questions about care and give you the peace of mind of knowing the best possible planning is in place for you and/or your disabled family member.


Life Care Planning

A Life Care Plan helps you respond to every challenge created by the long-term illness or disability of your elderly loved one before, during, and after the onset of declining health.


Veterans Benefits

The attorneys at Hazen Elder Law help veterans and their spouses to obtain the benefits they deserve. We understand the rules that govern VA benefits and how to navigate the government bureaucracy.


Estate & Trust Administration

Our office can help you through the often overwhelming legal process that is required to handle the estate.



When an individual becomes incapacitated–and there is no authorized decision-maker–a guardianship proceeding may be necessary to have the court appoint a decision-maker.


Estate Planning


Elder Law


Asset Protection


Client Testimonials

I do count my blessings that Marielle agreed to see us

I want to thank you and Marielle for all of your advice and help. I have every confidence in you and feel very lucky that mom and I found you. I really appreciate how available you are and how quickly you respond to my needs. I do count my blessings that Marielle agreed to see us on an emergency basis the day we called for help. My mom and I had total confidence in both of you from the very beginning.

An excellent resource for us all

You gave an excellent workshop and the written materials are an excellent resource for us all. I appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge and wisdom as well as give your time.

Your firm’s outstanding reputation is well deserved.

Thank you for your presentation on Estate Planning as part of our Financial Management and Planning Workshop Series. Your presentation was excellent and was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone in attendance. Your firm’s outstanding reputation is well deserved. We appreciate you sharing your time, talent, and expertise with us, especially on such a short notice. Many thanks also to your Office Administrator, Mylene DePalma, for her part in making this event a success.

We hope we can call on you again sometime in the future if we run this workshop series again.

Our legal knowledge and skill is demonstrated by our numerous professional achievements.

There is a path to a secure future for you & your family.

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Our attorneys provide an array of planning services for families and individuals with diverse needs. Schedule a consultation, and begin preparing for the future you envision.