Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Brandon FL
Ms. Ohall is a Florida Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, and is also a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio. For almost 20 years, Laurie Ohall has been serving the legal needs of Tampa Bay area families. It is her mission in the practice of law to protect, honor and educate her clients. She advocates on behalf of her clients in the areas of Medicaid Reform and resident’s rights (in ALFs and nursing homes). She also provides clients with comprehensive estate planning including wills, trusts, and advanced healthcare directives, and gives Tampa area seniors and their children peace of mind as they navigate Florida Elder Laws. Her blog is updated regularly to educate Florida residents about the laws affecting seniors, estate planning and probate.
When an Autistic Child Turns 18
Many parents of special needs children, including those with Autism, are shocked to find out, when their child turns 18, that they do not have the authority to act on their behalf anymore. Although many school districts are getting better at educating parents, it can still come as a surprise that the parent does not have the right to participate in their autistic child’s
What to expect when you call an Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney
As you may see from past blog posts, I get many ideas about what to write in my posts from the phone calls I receive on a weekly basis. I get at least one phone call a week (usually, it is more than that) wanting to know how much it costs for a Durable Power of Attorney, or how much it costs to do
How Do I Leave My House to My Kids and Avoid Probate?
At least once a month, I take a phone call from someone wanting to know if they should put their child (or other family member) on the deed to their home. Usually, it is because they want to make sure the house does not go through probate. Click here to read about what probate is and click here to read about how to avoid probate.