Holland McBurns

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Summary: On today's episode, John talks Holland McBurns of Evergreen Elder Law about how they help seniors, veteran’s and their surviving spouses for long-term care without going broke. <br> <br> Holland and her collegues emphasize protecting assets of their clients while qualifying for Medicaid or Veteran’s benefits. She also shared their goal to help seniors put a flexible, thoughtful plan in place that protects as much of their estate as possible. <br> They always knew that seniors worked hard to build up their estate and understand how hard it is to just let it go to pay for long-term care. Evergreen Elder Law's team is dedicated to these particular issues affecting seniors and senior veteran’s.<br> <br> Attorney Holland McBurns began her career in law to give back to her community and help those in need. She grew up in Spokane, earned a BA, Cum Laude, in Women’s Issues from the University of Washington, and a Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from Gonzaga School of Law. With her husband, she is now raising three girls in Spokane, along with their two dogs, and three chickens.<br> <br> Holland opened her firm in 2000 with the goal of providing clients exceptional services using a holistic and team centered approach. She and the staff at Evergreen Elder Law provide pre-planning and crisis planning for Medicaid and long-term care, special needs planning, estate planning, estate administration, and guardianships. To give back to her community and help people better understand their options, she has authored a book on elder law and estate planning in Washington State. She plans to disseminate them free to the elderly community in the hopes that they will help people as they consider their long-term care and estate planning goals.<br> <br> Holland has earned many awards for her exceptional work in the Spokane area including the 2017 Top Lawyers featured in Spokane Coeur d’ Alene Living, the 2016-2017 10 Best Attorneys by American Institute of Legal Counsel, the 2016 Client Satisfaction Award from The American Institute of Legal Counsel, and the 2004, VLP award for legal representation of indigent clients. She is certified with the Veterans Administration to practice in issues affecting senior veterans, and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Spokane County Bar Association, the National Association for Elder Law Attorneys, the Washington Association for Elder Law Attorneys, the Elder Counsel, and the National Business Institute.<br> <br> Learn more about Ever Green Elder Law here, <br> https://evergreenelderlaw.com/