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Hear From People We've Helped

Many clients we see at Southern Illinois Elder Law call us after talking to friends and relatives we've already helped. We've assisted hundreds of people in Madison and St. Clair Counties apply successfully for veteran's benefits or Medicaid, or to write wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. We've designed this website to showcase the expertise our experience has provided us. But you don't have to take our word for it — listen to some people we've already helped.

Friendly and compassionate attorneys who help you

"Rick and his staff were so easy to talk to and so nice to deal with. They took all the time I needed to help me really understand my options."

                  — Phyllis D. Greenwood, East Alton, IL


"We want to thank everyone for all your help. It has been a long year. Your kindness has made it easier. We hope you all enjoy the sweet treats."

— Mike and Alice Jackson, St. Louis, MO

Expert assistance securing the VA benefit you deserve

"Being able to receive this VA benefit has been a lifesaver to me. It has helped me tremendously in being able to pay my bills. I can’t thank Rick and his staff enough in helping me get this much needed benefit."

         — Virginia Manning, South Roxana, IL


"We came in to see Rick Gibson because we did not know what else to do. We were really in a tough spot. Rick explained our options, and even explained we were eligible for a VA pension benefit that no one had ever told us about. Because of that extra pension, we would be able to move to a nice assisted living facility. Rick’s help was literally an answer to a prayer."

         — William and Ruth Determan, Bethalto, IL


"Thank you for your hard work on getting the VA benefits settled for mom. Everything the whole office has done is appreciated."

         — Ruth Reno and Randy Matney, Alton, IL

Wills, trusts, and powers of attorney made easy

"Rick Gibson first did our wills and powers of attorney over ten years ago. Through the years, we have had questions come up including the problems my mother had concerning Medicaid coverage for her nursing home care. Rick has always been able to keep us up to date, has always answered any questions we had, and now became a great friend to our family."


— Dennis and Wanda Scheldt, Bunker Hill, IL

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