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Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Medicare, Medicaid, and Planning for Non-Traditional Families

Serving Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando Counties



Board Certified Credentials


While all lawyers are allowed to advertise, only certified attorneys are allowed to identify themselves as “Florida Bar Board Certified” or as a “specialist.” Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the state Supreme Court.

Find more information about:


• Florida Board Certification

• National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

• Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys

• The Florida Bar Elder Law Section, regarding Elder Law and Elder Law Attorneys



Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

You can use this nursing home guide to find a Nursing Home and see descriptive information about the facility, as well as the facility's performance on past inspections.


Assisted Living Facility Information can be found at



Special Information for Veterans

The Veterans Administration offers special benefits and programs for veterans and their families. Visit

The complete Veterans benefits guide and handbook are available at

Other Resources for Seniors

If you or someone you know is being exploited or abused please be sure to call the Elder Abuse Hotline at (800) 962-2873 or report the situation at

• Florida Department of Elder Affairs

• The Medicare site can help you learn about your insurance benefits

• The Social Security Administration can answer questions about retirement, disability and survivors benefits.

• The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services offers information on all the different programs available through Medicare and Medicaid.