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Shepherd Elder Law

Elder Care Attorneys

Kansas | Missouri

                     Our Firm’s Response to COVID-19: May 2021

The mission of Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC is to be an aide and advocate in helping the aging and special needs communities – both during peaceful times as well as times of great challenge. While so many advancements to combat the COVID-19 virus have been implemented, we remain vigilant. During this time of continued awareness and concern of the virus, our firm’s primary objective is the health and well-being of our clients and employees. In light of this, we want to provide you with some critical information.

 

Shepherd Elder Law Group’s offices in Overland Park, which includes the Kansas City metro, and Hutchinson will remain open during our regular business hours, and we continue to take extra precautions as we follow best practices and guidance from healthcare professionals for infection control.

 

Accordingly, we are asking employees with any known illness or possible exposure to refrain from coming to work. We would also request that you contact us to reschedule an appointment if you are ill, experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or believe that you have been exposed.

 

The comfort and security of our clients are paramount. If you need assistance and are concerned about unnecessary public exposure, we would like to inform you of several continuing options that are available and to offer flexibility when possible.

  • Telephone conferences and/or video conferences will be available for all office visits.
  • In-person meetings will be arranged while maintaining social distancing and PPE guidelines. Masks are not required but are recommended and will be provided, if needed.
  • We realize that many of our clients and their families find themselves in a crisis situation. If you are experiencing such, please let us know, and we will work with you to come up with a flexible plan of action in order to assist you as best as possible.

 

The attorneys and staff at SELG remain committed to serving the aging, disabled, and special needs communities in Kansas and Missouri. We are making every effort to safeguard your health and well-being while continuing to be an essential resource for your immediate and long-term legal needs.

 

Sincerely,

All of Us at Shepherd Elder Law Group

 

Elder Care Law

Elder law attorneys focus on the legal needs of the elderly and work with a variety of legal tools and techniques to meet the goals and objectives of the older client.

Elder Care Law

Estate Planning

Contrary to popular opinion, estate planning is not simply having a will. And estate planning is not just for the rich.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Contrary to popular opinion, estate planning is not simply having a will. And estate planning is not just for the rich.

Medicaid Planning

Guardianship

Guardianship, referred to in some states as conservatorship, is a legal proceeding when an adult can no longer make or communicate safe or sound decisions about his or her person and/or assets.

Guardianship

Special Needs Trust

Individuals with disabilities often receive governmental assistance to maintain their quality of life. A Special Needs Trust is used to supplement, not replace,

Special Needs Trust

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“Samantha Shepherd and her team at Shepherd Elder Law Group came into our lives at a critical point for our parents’ care and life choices. I can say with heartfelt conviction that the firm’s extreme skill (particularly in the area of veteran benefits) combined with creative caring, guided us to the answers we needed to move forward. I recommend the firm to you whole-heartedly.”

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