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The Elder Law Offices of Barry M. Meyers is a unique law firm providing a broad range of legal services to elders, their families, persons with a disability, and vulnerable adults.

Our practice encompasses all aspects of planning, advocacy, counseling, and education for clients who are dealing with the challenges of aging, disability, illness, incapacity, or the death of a loved one.

We are also proud to offer the services of a Geriatric Care Manager who serves as a guide and resource for families caring for elders with dementia, Parkinson’s, or other chronic heath conditions.

Because we concentrate primarily on law for the elderly, persons with disabilities, and vulnerable adults, we are especially sensitive to the stresses that come with aging and accompanying life changes. Read More

Elder Law Attorneys | Bellingham | Mt. Vernon | Everett

What’s Next: Planning Ahead

Please come listen to Attorney Sara LC Hulford present on the topic of Estate Planning: Beyond the Documents. This presentation is hosted by the Bellingham Senior Activity Center and will be from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center. Sara’s presentation will be at 1:00 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, August 22
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location: Bellingham Senior Activity Center

315 Halleck St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

See links below for more information.

http://wccoa.org/index.php/Home/

 

Estate Planning Classes at Whatcom Community College

Our attorney, David M. Neubeck, will be teaching another course on estate planning basics at Whatcom Community College in a two part class on November 1 and November 8, 2018.  No matter your age or income level, estate planning is crucial for managing your assets, healthcare decisions, and providing for your loved ones. This course covers basic estate planning documents, including powers of attorney, wills, trusts, and community property agreements. Using real-world examples, he will discuss what these documents accomplish and how they are used.

Check back soon for information on how to register.

 

PROTECTING OUR LOVED ONES WITH EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDERS

Despite all the best efforts to prepare for the future, it is likely that we will all face difficult situations as our loved ones age, particularly if they suffer from progressive memory loss or other disabilities. Those with decreased cognitive functioning and memory loss are far more likely to exercise poor judgment or fail to recognize the [...]

THE WILL SAYS I’M IN CHARGE!?

A few months back, our newsletter delved into the roles and responsibilities of an agent appointed under a power of attorney.  In this episode, we will explore what it means to be a Personal Representative or Administrator in charge of someone’s estate.  Let’s begin with the fact that a “Personal Representative” (or “PR”) is the modern term [...]

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