Valerie Keene

Attorney

Valerie Keene specializes in estate planning. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law where she also participated in Moot Court and the Arkansas Law Review. She practices law in Arkansas, focusing primarily on estate planning and elder law. She has prepared countless estate planning documents and has participated in a number of guardianship cases since she was admitted to the bar. 


Articles By Valerie Keene

How to Make a Will in Arkansas
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Arkansas.
How to Make a Will in Arizona
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Arizona.
How to Make a Will in Alaska
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Alaska.
How to Make a Will in Alabama
Find out how to make a will to protect you and your family in Alabama.
Elder Financial Abuse: Power of Attorney Scams
Power of attorney scams are one of the most common forms of elder financial abuse.
Reporting Financial Abuse Against Elders
Financial abuse is the fastest growing form of elder abuse. Broadly defined, financial elder abuse is when someone illegally or improperly uses a vulnerable adult's money or other property. Most states now have laws that make elder financial abuse a crime and provide ways to help the elder and punish the abuser. You can protect yourself or your loved ones from financial elder abuse by becoming familiar with the most common scams and learning what to do if you suspect foul play.
Elder Abuse: Financial Scams Against Seniors
Senior citizen fraud can damage an elderly person's financial stability.
Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes
Learn about the prevalence of elder abuse in nursing homes and what you can do about it.
To make a power of attorney for my mother, do I need her consent?
The question of how to obtain a power of attorney without consent is answered
How to Make a Will in California
A last will and testament can help protect your family and your property.