Admitted:1979, Iowa, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa and U.S. Supreme... more
Admitted:1979, Iowa, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa and U.S. Supreme Court Law School:University of Iowa, J.D. Member:Iowa State (Member: Iowa State Title Standards Committee, 1980-1989; Chairman, Real Property Committee, 1990-1991; Council, Real Estate and Title Law Section, 1992-1993; Chair, Legal Forms Committee, 2008) and American (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Proba... view profile
I have been an attorney for more than 35 years, practicing in the areas of estate... more
I have been an attorney for more than 35 years, practicing in the areas of estate planning and probate. More than ten years ago, I added the area of elder law to my practice. Then, in 2010, I became a VA Accredited Attorney which authorizes me to assist clients with VA benefits. Estate planning includes the following: Should you have a will or a trust? How to avoid probate?... view profile
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.