LAWSolutions (Legal, Asset & Wealth Solutions), and its owner Barbara Bangs - JD, LLM-Tax, provide legal advice concerning asset preservation with respect to California Medi-Cal eligibility planning, Medi-Cal estate recovery issues, and the Veterans Aid & Attendance pension benefit.
Holding a masters degree in taxation, as well as having insurance and securities experience, Barbara is able to look at her client’s over all financial picture and present ALL of the options available. As a client of LAWSolutions, you and will work with our office on a plan of action specifically designed based upon your financial situation, which will provide you with the necessary guidance needed to successfully help you to preserve your assets - 'and' help you to qualify for all of the benefits available to you for your long term health care situation, whether in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing.
If you are a Veteran, or surviving spouse of a Veteran, I can help you to learn about and understand the additional tax free pension available from the Department of Veterans Affairs. There is a little known benefit commonly referred to as the Veterans Aid and Attendance, which is a tax free pension paid for the purpose of helping you to continue living at home, and I would be honored to assist you in obtaining these benefits.
I treat my clients with compassion and respect. I will provide the same recommendations and advise to you as I would give to my own parents and family members.
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I endorse this lawyer.Since I recently joined Avvo, I have read many of Ms.Bangs posts. Her responses are are clear, concise and thorough. She has a vast amount of knowledge; Avvo is fortunate to have her participation on their site.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Seniors in Retirement||2004|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Seniors in Retirement||2003|
|Owner and lead Attorney||LAWSolutions||2002 - Present|
|Owner - Attorney/Financial Planning||Law Office of Barbara Bangs||1999 - 2002|
|General Counsel - Chief Operating Officer||Serra Park Dental Services, Incorporated||1997 - 1999|
|Owner - Attorney||Law Office of Barbara Bangs||1993 - 1997|
|Director of Sales||Hyatt Hotels Corporation||1980 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Humane Society of Silicon Valley - The Best Place to Adopt a Pet!||Foster Parent (kittens & puppies)||2006 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1993 - Present|
|Veterans Administration Accredited Attorney||Attorney||2010 - 2012|
|State of California Department of Insurance Curriculum Board||Board of Directors||2006 - 2008|
|Northern California, Northern Nevada Alzheimers Association||Board of Directors||2005 - 2010|
|Alzheimers Association Santa Cruz County||Local Board of Directors||2004 - 2010|
|National Association of Elder Law Attorneys||Member||2002 - 2012|
|In re: Boskovich||Case was converted back to Chapter 11 and elderly Mother's mobile home was spared. This case was only one of hundreds of cases to have the petition for reconsideration granted.|
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|Golden Gate University School of Law||Tax||LLM-Tax||1996|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||Estate Planning||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|Washington State University||Communications||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1980|
|S. Cal. NAELA Quarterly Meeting||Administrative Writ of Mandamus in Medi-Cal cases||2014|
|Fundamentals of Elder Law: Estate Planning, Public Benefits, Care Plans, and Fiduciaries||Training for Attorneys about Medi-Cal laws and procedures||2014|
|Bianci, Lorincz Personnel Meeting||Summary of Medi-Cal Laws in California||2006|
|Seniors in Retirement Monthly Meeting||Medi-Cal Basics||2004|
|Seniors in Retirement Monthly Meeting||Medi-Cal Basics||2003|