The Elder Law Offices of Barry M. Meyers is a unique law firm providing a broad range of legal services to elders, their families,
persons with a disability, and vulnerable adults.

Our practice encompasses all aspects of planning, advocacy, counseling, and education for clients who are dealing with the challenges of aging, disability, illness, incapacity, or the death of a loved one.

We are also proud to offer the services of a Geriatric Care Manager who serves as a guide and resource for families caring for elders with dementia, Parkinson’s, or other chronic heath conditions.

Because we concentrate primarily on law for the elderly, persons with disabilities, and vulnerable adults, we are especially sensitive to the stresses that come with aging and accompanying life changes. Read More

Estate Planning Classes at Whatcom Community College & Skagit Valley College

David Neubeck is teaching a course on estate planning basics at Whatcom Community College and Skagit Valley College this Spring 2017.  If you would like more information, or if you would like to enroll, please click on one of the following links.

Estate Planning 101 – Whatcom Community College

Estate Planning Basics – Skagit Valley College

 

Presentation

Attorney, Barry Meyers is giving a presentation for the Anacortes Senior Activity Center on the topic of “Leaving a Legacy” .

“Leaving a Legacy: the Tangible and the Not Tangible”. This will include a discussion of what is a legacy, who is the recipient of the legacy, and, when and how to leave a legacy. This will include topics such as: Last Wills, Ethical Wills, Trusts, Beneficiary Designations, and, a mention of digital assets.  Please come and hear him speak.

  • Date: May 30, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Anacortes Senior Activity Center – 1701 22nd Street, Anacortes

 

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ELDER LAW…WHAT THE HECK IS THAT?

Many moons ago, a young lawyer (let’s call him Barry) was sworn into the Washington State Bar Association by a local judge. After Barry swore to uphold the laws of the land and to be a dutiful officer of the court, the judge looked at Barry and inquired, “Young man, what sort of law do

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THE LEGISLATURE’S HOLIDAY GIFT TO ALL OF US!

If you’re a regular reader of this newsletter, you’re aware that we feel Powers of Attorney (POAs) are absolutely vital estate planning documents. We’ve previously addressed a variety of topics surrounding POAs and the foundation of these discussions has been Washington’s Power of Attorney Statute, Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 11.96.  Well, that’s about to

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