Elder Law Firm

We assist people with preserving assets and debt elimination

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Firm Overview

Bankruptcy, Estate PlanningExample casesA couple came to see me for help with filing a bankruptcy. This couple had worked hard their whole lives, but a serious medical condition caused them to incur a substantial amount of debt that they would never be able to repay completely. I was able to help them get a fresh start. A single mother of a special needs child requested that I complete her estate planning documents. We were able to assist her with her Last Will and Testament, Powers of Attorney, and a Special Needs Trust so that she could have the peace of mind knowing that her child would be taken care of in the event that something happened to her.
Main Office

Elder Law Firm
1558 Ridenour Parkway NW
Kennesaw  GA  30152

Phone
  • (404) 783-2244
Fax
  • (770) 919-7950

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Free

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Simple Chapter 7 Bankruptcy $1900 if mentioning NOLO; $635 for wills and Powers of Attorney when mentioning NOLO.

Hourly Rates

$250/hour

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Amber Finch

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Estate Planning
Legal Assistance with Bankruptcy & Estate Planning in Kennesaw, GA
Elder Law Firm, PLLC is a law firm that represents individuals and businesses throughout Georgia. Elder Law Firm, PLLC has over 25 combined years of legal experience in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Probate, and Estate Planning. Our firm is dedicated to providing customized legal solutions to individuals, families, entrepreneurs, and businesses that want and need legal assistance with the flexibility, personal attention, accessibility, and affordability that can only be found in a small firm setting.

If you experience the loss of a job, escalating medical bills, or credit card debt, consult Elder Law Firm about your options. We handle personal bankruptcy cases in a discreet and efficient manner. We will help you obtain the debt relief you need and help you decide if bankruptcy is right for you.

Any life-changing event (the birth of a child, divorce, real estate purchase or sale) serves as a reminder of the need for thoughtful estate planning to protect our loved ones. At Elder Law Firm, we help clients make their wishes clear with estate planning tools that include last wills and testaments, living wills and trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, and guardianships of children and adults. Without an effective plan in place, family members may be left with uncertainty, questions, confusion, and added expense in an already emotionally difficult time.

The death of a loved one is a stressful and emotional time. The task of wrapping up a loved one's final personal affairs can be overwhelming, but at Elder Law Firm we are experienced with the complicated Probate process. Having Elder Law Firm on your side during the Probate process is sure to provide peace of mind for your family.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We allow for and charge paralegal rates on all appropriate work.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

This is not an area we are involved in.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes, we handle many estate planning cases for the County Legal Aid Society.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Client contact and hand holding are always of utmost importance.

Shelley Elder

Shelley Elder is a highly efficient, reliable and industrious attorney with strong oratory skills and extensive experience advising clients on a wide variety of legal and economic issues gained via years of experience in the estate planning, business planning, and bankruptcy sectors. Licensed to practice in both Virginia and Georgia, Shelley has over 30 years of experience and is highly dedicated to her clients. Shelley is an active member of the community in Georgia, making frequent appearances presenting for ElderCare Matters addressing Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Guardianships and Conservatorships as well as Continuing Legal Education (CLE) addressing Estate Planning, Business Planning and Real Estate.
License
  • Bar Number:
    Georgia , 2008
Education
  • Widener University, School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1989

Shelley Elder

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