Deborah K. Brooks, Attorney at Law
Memphis, Tennessee
Phone: 901-728-4947
Fax: 901-726-6617

Background:  Deborah Brooks is Certified as an Elder Law Specialist by the
Tennessee Commission on CLE and Specialization and has been licensed to
practice law since 1983.  Brooks is a member of the National Elder Law
Foundation as a "CELA" (Certified Elder Law Attorney), The National
Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, members of the Memphis/Shelby County
Council on Aging and the Long Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council;
chosen as one of Memphis Women's Magazine's "Fifty Women Who Make a
Difference 2006"

What is Elder Law?  Tennessee utilizes the criteria set forth by the National
Elder Law Foundation to define those areas of law.  Some of these areas which
are also the substantial areas of practice of this firm are:

  • Conservatorships (adults) (sometime called Guardianships)

  • Health and Personal Care Planning such as powers of  attorney for
    health care, living wills, advance care plans and appointment of health
    care agents

  • Pre-Mortem Planning such Last Wills and Testaments, Special Needs
    Trusts, Durable and General Powers of Attorney for Financial Planning

  • Probate matters such as opening and administering testate (Wills) and  
    intestate (no Will) estates

  • Fiduciary Counseling  and Representation of Caregivers who are
    assisting with care of an elder or disabled person

  • Nursing Home Medicaid Eligibility and Counsel, Medicare, TennCare,
    Social Security advice and representation including for Miller's Trusts,
    PAE (medical ineligibility of Medicaid) and other financial ineligibility

  • Nursing Resident's Rights Advocacy
The Law Office of Deborah K. Brooks, Attorney at Law
Certified Elder Law Specialist
Planning for Possibilities and Reacting to Realities



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