Deborah K. Brooks, Attorney at Law
Memphis, Tennessee
Phone: 901-728-4947
Fax: 901-726-6617
E-mail:  brookselderlaw@aol.com
(initial inquiries accepted by telephone
only)


Background:  Deborah K. Brooks is an Elder Law Attorney certified by the
National Elder Law Foundation as a "CELA" (Certified Elder Law Attorne
y).
She is also member of
the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the
Memphis/Shelby
County Professional Network on Aging and the Long Term
Care Ombudsman Advisory Council
, of counsel for the Aging Commission of
the Mid-South, Office of the Public Guardian Advisory Counsel and a member
of the Elder Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association.

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
Certified Elder Law A
ttorney
by the National Elder Law Foundation

OFFICE APPOINTMENTS


NURSING HOME AND     
HOME VISITS

gladly scheduled