Overland Park, KS, May 27, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- With so many different types of attorneys out there, with different specialties, deciding whether an elder law attorney is the type of attorney you need is a complicated matter. In recognition of the challenges that people face when attempting to select legal representation, estate planning attorneys Chris Gaughan and Casey Connealy have released a step-by-step educational article which describes how to determine whether an elder law attorney is the best solution for your legal needs and how to go about choosing the right one.
On the topic of elder law versus other specialties, attorney Casey Connealy stated, "An elder law attorney primarily handles issues relating to seniors. This can include nursing home issues, estate planning, and guardianships, just to name a few."
In the article, which is accessible on their website at http://www.midwestestateplan.com/2016/05/24/need-elder-law-attorney/), the attorneys detail the following topics:
-The training and experience of an elder law attorney
-Understanding legal issues facing seniors in our society
-Common legal issues handled by an elder law attorney
-Questions you may want to ask your elder law attorney
-What to do before the first consultation
-Probate fees in Kansas
-Factors that affect the cost of probating an estate in Kansas
Chris Gaughan and Casey Connealy are the founding partners of Gaughan & Connealy, an estate planning law firm in Overland Park Kansas. Founded in 2011, Gaughan & Connealy has multiple offices in the greater Kansas City area. Their mission statement is "Our mission and our passion is to make a difference, one family at a time". Both Chris and Casey are also recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars – an award presented to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Missouri and Kansas under the age of 40.