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We assist clients with Medicaid (MassHealth) pre-planning and crisis-planning, Medicaid applications, planning for VA Aid and Attendance eligibility, planning for those with special needs, and estate planning for individuals and families to help protect their assets.

When you need an attorney for matters involving you or your family, choosing that attorney becomes important and deeply personal. Our clients select Attorney Joseph L. Morana for those matters that mean the most.

Protecting Families. Planning for Life.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Elder Law: 35%
    3 years
  2. Estate Planning: 35%
    3 years
  3. Trusts: 30%
    3 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Ann Marie Pattavina

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Morana has helped several of my clients and friends in the area of wills and trusts. He is both caring and knowledgeable in his field. I do not hesitate to refer any of my clients to him. They have all reported back to me that they are thrilled with his legal services.

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    Ann Pattavina Car Accidents Attorney
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  • William Kyle Guy

    I consider Attorney Morana to be a friend and esteemed colleague. In the time I have known him, Attorney Morana has exhibited an unparalleled expertise in the area of estate planning here in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. His superior knowledge, outstanding professionalism and sincere compassion is what separates Attorney Morana from everyone else. For these reasons, and many more, I endorse this lawyer without exception.

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    William Guy Business Attorney
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Contact info

Morana Law Office, LLC

68 Main Street
Andover, MA, 01810

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200901/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Accredited VA AttorneyU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2012
FellowshipThe George Washington UniversityN/A
FellowshipCenteral European UniversityN/A
CALI Award: Legal WritingMassachusetts School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalMorana Law Office2009 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationProbate DivisionN/A
WealthCounselMemberN/A
ElderCounselMemberN/A
The George Washington Alumni AssociationMemberN/A
Merrimack Valley Estate Planning CouncilAttorney MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate Planning of Mr. and Mrs. JonesVery satisfied clients with properly structured and funded Revocable Living Trust
Protect House from MedicaidWe established a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust to protect her house/assets from Medicaid if she ends up in a nursing home. Also, the trust will protect her son's inheritance from all creditors. Bottom line: we SOLVED HER PROBLEMS.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Massachusetts School of Law at AndoverLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
George Washington University National Law CenterN/AMA - MastersN/A
Central European UniversityN/AMA - MastersN/A
University of MassachusettsN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Qualifying for Veterans BenefitsElder Law2013
Qualifying for Elder BenefitsMass Health & VA Benefits2012