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.
Child Turning 18 – What Are Parents Rights?
In this video blog (Vlog), Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Laurie Ohall explains what every parent should know about parents rights. Do you have a child that will be going to college and/or has turned eighteen? If so, you need to remember that, once your child turns 18, you as a parent, no longer have rights to make decisions for them. You do not
If My Spouse goes into a Nursing Home, will I lose Everything?
I often hear people say that a friend (or neighbor, or church member, etc.) told them the nursing home will take their house, or they will have to assign all their assets to the nursing home if their spouse has to go into one. With social media being what it is, I often see people post questions on community Facebook pages about their loved
Are You a Veteran with a Special Needs Child?
Are you a veteran with a special needs child? Did you know that the Department of Defense recently implemented the Military Child Protection Act? This allows military members and retirees to elect to have their pension annuity or the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) paid to a special needs trust for the benefit of a child who is “disabled” pursuant to Social Security’s definition. This