I have been in practice almost 30 years with the last 20 years focused in the area... more
I have been in practice almost 30 years with the last 20 years focused in the area of Elder Law, seeking to assist families with the sometimes daunting questions while also protecting as much of the family nest egg as possible. Proper planning can require execution of the right legal documents, structuring assets, making gifts to ultimately benefit the children or other heirs, assisting in fin... view profile
Barbara Weinschenk is an attorney at Weinschenk Law, LLC, with offices in Akron,... more
Barbara Weinschenk is an attorney at Weinschenk Law, LLC, with offices in Akron, Ohio and Canal Fulton, Ohio. The primary focus of her practice is Elder Law including estate planning, special needs planning, Medicaid planning, VA planning, guardianship, probate and estate administration. Prior to entering legal practice, Ms. Weinschenk was a registered nurse for a number of years ... view profile
If you are dealing with complications pertaining to estate planning, you need to... more
If you are dealing with complications pertaining to estate planning, you need to take the proactive approach and seek out the help and support you need at this critical juncture in your life. Estate planning is a serious issue and should not be addressed lightly. That said, you do not need to be intimidated by the process, because with the right attorney on your side, you could be facing a brig... 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.