Michele Carmeli has been a practicing attorney in Orange County, California for the... more
Michele Carmeli has been a practicing attorney in Orange County, California for the past 27 and has handled a wide variety of litigation matters. Most recently, she was lead trial counsel in an elder abuse action in which her client received a statement of decision with damages of approximately $3.8 million. For the past five years, Ms. Carmelis work has been in trust and estate litigation, whe... view profile
Back in law school I was fortunate enough to intern for the presiding Judge of the... more
Back in law school I was fortunate enough to intern for the presiding Judge of the Denver Probate Court where I saw first hand the difficulties, cost and toll on families going thru various Probate and Mental Health legal actions. Working in the senior industry has given me an opportunity to learn a great deal about the issues that older adults and their families face during the aging proce... view profile
Prior to becoming an attorney, I was a family law paralegal for 20 years. I have a... more
Prior to becoming an attorney, I was a family law paralegal for 20 years. I have a thorough understanding and skill in all aspects of family law. I have strived to assist clients through their family law struggles while minimizing unnecessary fighting and costly fees. I have extensive experience in mediations and uncontested dissolutions as well as litigated divorces and custody battles.
Elder law attorneys and elder care lawyers deal with issues related to elderly and disabled people. They write wills, answer tax questions, and plan strategies for obtaining disability, Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare payments. Their services are useful for health and long-term care planning, as well as end-of-life planning decisions and instances of elder abuse. Elder law attorneys know what public and private resources may be available for your elderly relatives or for anyone else you know with special needs.
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