Austin TX Elder Law Attorneys Farrell & Johnson PLLC

    Texas Elder Law Attorneys

    H. Clyde Farrell | Greg R. Johnson

    Farrell & Johnson Austin TX Elder Law Attorneys  

    1000 Mo-Pac Circle | Austin, TX  78746
    Tel: (512) 323-2977


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The elder law firm of Farrell & Johnson PLLC is dedicated to assisting you with your Texas Medicaid, Estate Planning, Probate, Asset Protection and the Long Term Care needs. Farrell & Johnson counsel clients planning for their elder years.

Many clients are facing the need for long-term care and increased medical, nursing or attendant care services in the immediate future, for themselves or for a spouse or parent. Other clients are planning for the future and want to put in place the financial plans and legal authorizations that will enable their wishes to be known and their chosen agents to be fully authorized to handle their affairs if and when they are not able to do so independently.

Today, elder Texans and their families face increasingly complex decisions about legal and financial matters, particularly those related to health care:

  • How do I avoid impoverishment if my spouse needs long-term care?
  • How can I protect my assets if I need long-term care?
  • What programs or benefits are available to cover my long-term care costs?
  • How can I get help with the Medicaid application process?
  • What should I do about a will, a living will and powers of attorney?
  • Do I need a trust? Do I need long-term care insurance?
  • How can I plan for care for my child with a disability when I am gone?


Our Elder Law Services Include...

  • Legal and financial planning for long term care
  • Medicaid planning, applications and appeals
  • Estate planning for individuals and couples
  • Special Needs Trusts for family members with disabilities
  • Power of Attorney Agent and Guardianship advisory
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Alternatives to Probate
  • Guardianship
  • Referrals to related geriatric services


Your Initial Conference

Your initial conference is an information exchange session scheduled for 1.5-two hours. You may meet first with our legal assistant or a law associate to review the questionnaire and organize your information, facts, and figures so that we may understand your situation. Then, you will meet with one of our partners who handles the type of matters involved to discuss your questions, concerns and planning needs.

We have no attorney-client relationship with any person unless and until an attorney-client agreement is signed by you and us. Fees will be set in the attorney-client agreement and are determined on a case-by-case basis depending on the complexity of issues involved.

Meet Our Attorneys

H. CLYDE FARRELL Austin Elder Law Attorney H. Clyde Farrell has been in private Elder Law practice since 1993. He is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, certified by the National Elder Law Foundation, as recognized by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is a Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioner. Prior to founding his Elder Law practice, he served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Texas Attorney General’s office, where he established the Elder Law Section and served as its first Chief.

Mr. Farrell is a founding Director and past President of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and past President of Family Eldercare in Austin. Texas Monthly has named Mr. Farrell a “Texas Super Lawyer”(a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly) each year from 2003 through 2015. He was also included in THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA (2008-2016) and AMERICA’S TOP FINANCIAL PLANNERS (2008-2011, 2013 and 2014). Mr. Farrell is a regular featured speaker on Elder Law matters at continuing education conferences for attorneys and financial planners; his research and articles are available from the conference organizers, such as the State Bar of Texas and University of Texas CLE. He has authored and co-authored many books and articles on Elder Law topics.

Austin Elder Law Attorney Greg R. Johnson GREG R. JOHNSON, PARTNER, joined Farrell & Pak in 2011. Greg handles estate planning, probate and guardianship cases. He obtained his Texas law license in 2004 after graduating from the University of Texas School of Law. He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Affairs (from the University of Texas, 1996) and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Oberlin College (1989).

Before joining Farrell & Pak, Greg represented employees in workplace disputes. Prior to his legal work, Greg worked in both budget and policy positions for the Texas Legislature, and before that, he worked for a Japanese research group in Washington, D.C.

Greg is currently a volunteer with elder care groups including Meals on Wheels and speaker to community and professional groups on probate and estate planning.

 

Meredith Ann Sullivan, associate attorney with Farrell & Johnson PLLC, MEREDITH ANN SULLIVAN , associate attorney with Farrell & Johnson PLLC, has been associated with the firm since 2011, as a law clerk, bookkeeper, and attorney. Meredith earned her J.D. from Baylor Law School in 2015 and joined the Texas Bar in 2016. Meredith graduated from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, with Bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Anthropology in 2008. Meredith originally hails from Boston, Massachusetts and remains an avid Red Sox fan to this day.

Meredith is an active volunteer at SAFE Alliance, Austin’s sexual assault and domestic violence center, where she has served as a senior volunteer counselor since 2010. Meredith has traveled extensively throughout both North and South America, and has worked as a paralegal in Massachusetts, Texas and Cuenca, Ecuador. She is currently an active member of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (TXNAELA) and the Travis County Women’s Lawyers’ Association.

Contact Us Today!

Let Farrell & Johnson PLLC assist you with your elder law needs. We would be happy to meet with you and your family to discuss these issues. Contact us today at (512) 323-2977 or complete our Request for Information form below.

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