When I first met Jamie, my wife, she was a children’s therapist in Yakima,... more
When I first met Jamie, my wife, she was a children’s therapist in Yakima, Washington. Her father, Bill, had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the last year of his 40-year career with the U.S. Postal Service. As I got to know Jamie, I learned of the attempts her mother, Vivian, was making to keep Bill home. Vivian had been told by the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)... view profile
In addition to my experience assisting clients, I have first-hand, personal... more
In addition to my experience assisting clients, I have first-hand, personal experience in matters of probate and non-probate estate settlement, assisted living and long term care placement, financial planning for long term care, and using powers of attorney for financial and health care matters. This has enhanced my ability to help clients navigate the requirements that financial institutions ... 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.