Carol Applegate and Lisa Dillman are pleased to announce the formation of a new firm:

Applegate & Dillman Elder Law

At Applegate & Dillman Elder Law, your questions are heard and answered. We empower elders and caregivers to make informed, confident choices during what can otherwise be an overwhelming process.

Life Care Planning

Life Care Planning brings our services together to create personalized roadmaps for our clients’ current and future legal, financial, and medical needs. We take the anxiety and guesswork out of your responsibilities so you can focus on your relationship with your loved ones. Learn more >

The process of aging raises many questions.

Our focus areas include…

Life Care Planning

Estate Planning




Veterans Benefits

Medicaid Planning

Asset Protection Planning

Our Advocates:

Carol Applegate

Carol is a certified family mediator, geriatric mediator, registered nurse, and an experienced elder law attorney who brings both her personal and professional experience to the table. Carol and her team are passionate about quality of life for elders and their loved ones, and understand that aging is an emotional and relational journey as well as legal, financial and medical one.

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Lisa M. Dillman

Ms. Dillman has practiced law for over 20 years, the first 10 of which were spent in the courtroom fighting for her clients’ rights. When several family members needed help with the long-term care planning, she was called upon to assist them. Through this first-hand experience of caregiver and executor, she learned how important a trusted advisor can be – especially when confronted with the uncertainties of paying for long-term care and planning for the future.

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Now with three convenient locations:


140 N. Rangeline Road, Carmel, IN 46032


2344 S. Tibbs Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46241


1120 W. Oak St. Zionsville, IN 46077

We’d love the chance to bring clarity and guidance to your unique situation. To learn more or set up a consultation, please Contact us!

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