Navigate Life’s Moments with Confidence

At the law office of Beth Prather, you will find a team ready to help you through some of life’s most difficult moments. Beth Prather’s credentials as a board certified elder law attorney with expertise in the areas of estate planning, probate, trusts, guardianship, Medicaid, and VA planning bring clients through the door. Her down-to-earth approach and skill at communicating in a manner that can make sense out of difficult topics keep clients coming back.

Informed Choices at No Cost, No Obligation

Finally, there is a place in Southwest Florida where consumers can shop their Medicare health plans at No-Cost and No-Obligation! Informed Choice Insurance Agency is a Midwest-based company that opened its doors in Southwest Florida three years ago. We have been serving clients’ Medicare needs since 1998. Informed Choice Sales Associates are not paid commissions. We don’t pay commissions in order to assure clients that we are doing what is in their best interest. At

The Best Time to Plan is Before you Need Assistance

“I’m not going to a nursing home, I want to stay in my own home.” Unfortunately, physical and mental capacity issues may require additional care that is difficult and extraordinarily expensive in your home. Transitioning into an assisted living or skilled nursing facility can be exhausting and expensive. Proper advanced Medicaid planning with an Elder Law attorney can help you find the government resources to pay for a majority of your health care costs. The

3 Reasons Simple Will Plans are Insufficient

It’s Not Only About the Money. The problem with simple wills is that they generally deal with who gets the stuff.  General will plans for married families typically distribute assets “all to spouse then to my kids in equal shares.”  Consider this question… is money the only thing you give to your kids? Don’t we also give our kids other valuable things: respect, work ethic, religion, morals?  Of course, we do. Unfortunately, this is where

Planning for Health Care Near the End of Life

Many older people think about how they want to dispose of their home and other property when they die. To assure this is handled as they wish, they make a will. They also can decide and document who will make financial decisions if age or illness no longer allows them to do so. Sometimes people are not aware they can also establish a plan for the health care they want near the end of life.

Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney are the most underrated legal documents. It seems to be common knowledge that “everyone needs a Will” but many people don’t know that Powers of Attorney are even more important for the majority of people.  Without a Will your estate will usually be divided among your decedents under Colorado law…just like the vast majority of all Wills say. While a Will only takes effect after death, Powers of Attorney cover you while