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Robert Chesley

Attorney at Law

Bob has practiced law for over thirty years. He is currently a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Elder Law Section and Probate and Trust Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA).

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Lisa Chesley

Attorney at Law

Lisa has strong local ties, having been born and raised in Mankato. She is a graduate of Mankato West High School. Lisa earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Hamline Law School in 2014 at which time she joined our firm.

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There are four skilled nursing homes in Mankato: Oaklawn, Laurel's Peak, Hillcrest, and Pathstone.

The average price of skilled nursing care in Minnesota is $7,140 per month. However, actual cost can range between $4,000 and $10,000 per month, depending on the needs of the patient.

You can use any of the following to pay for long term care: long term care insurance, Veteran's benefits, Medicare, private savings, Medical Assistance.

What people say about us

We loved how Chesley Law helped us through the estate planning when we moved my father into assisted living. -Tom Jones

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