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 

Do YOU have a Last Will and Testament?

According to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, only one-third of Americans have a Last Will and Testament.  What does that mean?  A Last Will and Testament (not to be confused with a Living Will) is a writing, signed in front of two witnesses and a notary, that states who you want to have your assets when you die, and who you want to administer your estate
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Worried about Mom and Dad around the Holidays?

The holidays are upon us, and many will be traveling to spend time with their families.  Living in Florida, we have a lot of “snowbirds” who winter here and, consequently, their families come visit during the holidays (presumably to spend time with their loved ones, but also to get away from the cold weather).  This tends to be a time where, if the kids
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Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment is from October 15 through December 7, 2015.  This gives seniors an opportunity to switch their Medicare Plan if they are on an Advantage Plan or switch back to Original Medicare (Part A and B).  They can also switch their prescription drug coverage.  Medicare Open Enrollment occurs at the same time every year and the new coverage selected begins January 1st
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