Elder Law Offices of Barry M. Meyers Staff

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

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Rotary Series, Contemplating End of Life

Join us November 5, 2018 while the Rotary Club of Bellingham continues the “Contemplating End of Life” series. Attorney Barry Meyers explains legal services available to elders and their families, including estate and incapacity planning. Law practices now encompass an array of planning, advocacy, counseling and education for clients dealing with challenges of aging, disability, illness or death of a loved one.

This event will take place at Northwood Hall (3240 Northwest Ave.). Barry Meyers’ presentation begins at 1 PM. Please RSVP to Micki, 360-201-7840 or micki98226@aol.com

For more information please visit the Rotary website here.

When: November 5, 1:00 PM
Where: Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwood Hall
RSVP: Micki, 360-201-7840/ micki98226@aol.com

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.

Register here.



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