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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Elder Law Attorney||National Elder Law Foundation||1999|
|Managing Partner||Williger Legal Group LLC||2010 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Williger & Peters||2002 - 2010|
|Attorney||Solo Law Practice||1985 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys||Past Chair of the Guardianship/Capacity Special Interest Group||1995 - Present|
|National Elder Law Foundation||Board of Directors||1995 - Present|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Attorney Member||1985 - Present|
|Akron Bar Association||Past Chair of the Probate Section||1985 - Present|
|Elder Law Specialist||N/A|
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|Bimonthly Newsletter||Update on the Law||N/A|
|University of Akron||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Miami University of Ohio||Education||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Women 2 Women||"The Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes"||2013|
|Maplewood Care Center||"Planning for Disability: Are you ready for life's surprises?"||2013|
|Leave A Legacy||"Working with Senior Citizens"||2013|
|Hudson's SAGE group||SAGE Advice Series||2013|
|Summit County Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition||"The CHECKS Program"||2012|
|First Congregational Church of Tallmadge||"Planning for the Future- Let the Choice Be Yours"||2012|
Posted by Mary
I have been Marta's client since April 2012, when my late mother's overwhelming health problems forced her into a nursing home. Marta and her experienced staff supported me through the entire process of establishing a guardianship for her. Thanks to Marta's help, I was able to focus on Mom - not on interpreting legal terms or struggling with the probate court's reporting requirements.
After Mom passed away earlier this year, I received the same expert guidance as we transitioned from the guardianship to opening her estate. When closing the estate hit an unexpected snag due to problems with a bank's legal department, Marta was able to resolve the issue by reaching out to one of her professional contacts. This level of personal attention and experience is critical in legal situations, and can make a difficult time much less stressful.
My mother's estate is closed now, but I will be visiting Marta in the future for help with my own estate planning and future long-term care needs.
It is a pleasure to recommend her. If you need help with elder law issues, she is the one to see!
Posted by Bruce
I became a client of Marta Williger because my wife had been in nursing care for three years, and I needed advice and help in dealing with finances. After a thorough review Marta outlined a program, and with much effort, resulted in an excellent result. I found Marta to be very knowlegeable and hard working. Much paper work was involved and negotiations and Marta gave it her total attention. My wife was acceped in medicade