Laurie Ohall, Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Brandon FL

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.

Elder Law     Estate Planning    Guardianship     Probate     Special Needs Planning 

Special Needs Month

The month of October is Special Needs Month and I think, one of the things that many parents of special needs parents worry about, especially as they grow older is, who will take care of my child if something happens to me?  So, I wanted to take a moment to discuss some things that can help put your mind at ease. With a little
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Choosing an Elder Law Attorney

You and your parents are in the process of choosing an elder law attorney.  What should you consider? Elder law is a confluence of several areas of law, such as: Probate and estate planning: The attorney should be able to discuss a will, durable power of attorney, living will, health care power of attorney and or a probate avoidance trust. At a minimum, you
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How Accurate is Medicare’s Rating System for Nursing Homes

Contemplated how accurate is Medicare’s rating system for nursing homes? The NY Times recently published an article discussing the fact that Medicare’s ratings of nursing homes cannot be trusted to give accurate information – NY Times Article. Medicare has a rating system (the highest being 5 stars) that it assigns to nursing homes around the country which assess a facility’s staffing, health inspection and quality
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