Known by many in Indiana as the “Father of Elder Law,” Scott Severns is a founding... more
Known by many in Indiana as the “Father of Elder Law,” Scott Severns is a founding member and Past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He graduated cum laude from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 1979. His professional career has focused on legal and health care issues that confront older adults and people with disabilities. Mr. Severns has been Certif... view profile
Lawyers are society's equalizers and as I explain to my elementary school daughter...... more
Lawyers are society's equalizers and as I explain to my elementary school daughter...we help people. Being a lawyer is what I do, not who I am. I identify as compassionate, caring, bright and articulate. I offer solutions to some of life's most difficult challenges and a trusted ear. I enjoy listening and long term challenges. I am resilient and typically my cases all add a level of inter... view profile
I am an avid fan in Indiana High School wrestling. To further this sport and passion,... more
I am an avid fan in Indiana High School wrestling. To further this sport and passion, Iam a founding member of the Castle Wrestling Club, which promotes the great sport of amature wrestling to families and youths (grades K-8) to residents of Newburgh, Indiana. Additionally, I (as well as all members of my family) support local theatre and are long-time members of the University of Evansvill... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.