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Annmarie Roark

Estate planning Attorney at Chelmsford, MA

5.0   4 reviews

Licensed for 42 years

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About Annmarie

Learn Annmarie’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    30%
    Last Wills and Testaments, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies; Living Wills, Trust Planning and Administration; Special Needs Trusts

    42 years

  2. Elder law
    25%
    Medicaid Planning and Administration; Guardianship and Conservatorship

    42 years

  3. Guardianship
    15%

    42 years

  4. Medicaid and medicare
    15%

  5. Probate
    15%
    Estate Administration

    42 years

CREATING A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR YOUR FAMILY.

As your attorney, Attorney Annmarie Roark can assist you in the arrangement of your estate to pass efficiently to beneficiaries with a minimum of court intervention. This benefits you since less court involvement means less administration costs during the probate legal process. As a Massachusetts licensed insurance producer, she can also advise on the appropriate life insurance, long-term care and supplemental insurance coverage, and evaluate existing policies.

She can advise on the suitability and process guardianships and conservatorships for the elderly, minors or the disabled, and can help identify and address elder abuse and fraud.

She can provide protection against a creditor's claim through the timely election of the homestead right provided under the Massachusetts homestead law. She knows that while most clients can benefit from this protection, many are unaware of the availability of this protection.

Licensed for 42 years
State NH
Status Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 06/06/2011
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 1980
Updated 12/25/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Roark Law Office P.C.

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | March 19, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Living Will, Trust
I lost my wife in Nov. and it was a wake up call. So I located Roark Law on line and had a meeting with Ann Marie before the meeting was over I already knew that this is the person to set up my trust. She was very professional and caring and knew exactly what I needed. She set up the Trust, a living will, and homestead, plus more. I was very impressed on how it was all put together for me and I would highly recommend Annmarie and Roark law office. Thank you!
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Posted by Gail S | October 6, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
She's my attorney! She should be yours, too!
One of the most professional, honest, direct, sincere, and skilled individuals I have ever met in life. During/following our first visit, I questioned myself, and wondered why I was there, and thought Annemarie was a bit "gruff." She was at times; however my situation was painful, & she made me a stronger individual as I opted to go forward and have her handle my case. She is extremely smart, very direct, instructs, guides, and tells you just what's going to be, how she's going to get there, and what the expected outcome might be. I could not have resolved my issue, without Annemarie's extensive background and experience. She knows her "stuff!" She will get the job, done, and she will do her very best for you. I strongly urge you to consider her for our individual needs. I will be back for future guidance involving Wills, Trusts, etc, and I have no doubt in my mind, I will "all set" at the end of it all, with Annemarie at the helm.
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Posted by Martha | March 15, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Consultation
I had a consultation with annmarie and Michael, they talk to you like your a person and not just another case .i felt relaxed confortable and at ease. They dont talk over you and they treat you with respect, receptionist as well, all my needs are being addressed especially my mentally challenged son, Annmarie is very knowledgeable and knows just what needs to be done.
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Posted by anonymous | October 14, 2011
Very Professional & Personable
My husband & I met w/Ms. Roark about planning our estate. She was very honest (blunt in fact, but not in a bad way) and helpful. We will be using her for our wills & trusts. She was recommended by a friend who had been pleased with her services. I'd recommend her without reservation, she knows her stuff.

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.6 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Roark Law Offices
  • 2011 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Devine, Millimet & Branch P.A.
  • 2007 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Carragher Fox & Roark P.C.
  • 1981 - 2007

Education

  • New England School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1980
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1976

Associations

  • Chelmsford Business Association
  • Director/Past President
  • 1999 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Greater Lowell Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Greater Lowell Community Foundation
  • Secretary
  • 2006 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019

Speaking Engagements

  • Charitable Giving
  • Charitable Planning Opportunities
  • 2018
  • Town of Chelmsford Community Education
  • Medicaid and the Nursing Home
  • 2011

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