Evan Farr Authors Three Medicaid Planning Guides for Elder Guide™


Evan Farr, Principal Attorney at Farr Law Firm, P.C. Contributes as Subject Matter Expert for Elder Guide™ (ElderGuide.com)

Fairfax, VA – October 6, 2020 – Certified Elder Law Attorney, Evan H. Farr of the Farr Law Firm, P.C. (https://www.farrlawfirm.com), has been featured as a subject matter expert and has co-authored Elder Guide Medicaid planning guides for Virginia, Maryland, and DC for Elder Guide™. Due to the tremendous complexity of the Medicaid laws, the Medicaid application process is extremely complicated. In the Elder Guide Medicaid planning guides, Mr. Farr aims to provide clarification about the process in the three states where he practices law: Virginia, Maryland, and DC.

In the Elder Guide Medicaid planning guides, Mr. Farr covers topics including Numbers at a Glance; Assets; Income; Community-Based Care Waiver Services; Treatment of the Primary Residence; Protections for the Community Spouse; Spousal Refusal; Treatment of Annuities; Transfer Rules; Estate Recovery Rules; Relevant Federal and State Statutes, Regulations, and Rules. The guide includes a video where Mr. Farr is interviewed by Nick Lata, co-founder of Elder Guide™, discussing Countable vs Non-Countable assets. To view the interview in its entirety, visit https://youtu.be/axQaLIX_i4s.

Elder Guide™ helps people navigate the process of finding a quality nursing home by providing thorough and accurate information, including lists of hospitals and dialysis centers across the US, information on alternatives to nursing home care, as well as strategies for paying for your long-term care. They are currently building a 50-state guide to assist people in understanding how long-term care Medicaid works and how to qualify to have your nursing home bills paid your state’s Medicaid program. This is the guide that Mr. Farr contributed to for Virginia, Maryland, and DC. The links to access these state guides are as follows:




About Evan H. Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney

Evan Farr has decades of experience as an elder law attorney and is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. His specialties include Medicaid planning, Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits planning and estate planning. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and the College of William & Mary Law School in 1987. He is a Charter Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners and one of just 100 members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Council of Advanced Practitioners. He is also the past President of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and past Chair of the Virginia Bar Association Elder Law Section. He is also a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bar Associations. Mr. Farr is the author of four best-selling books on elder law: How to Protect Your Assets From Probate PLUS Lawsuits PLUS Nursing Home Expenses with the Living Trust Plus®; the Nursing Home Survival Guide; Protect & Defend; and Protecting Your Assets from Probate and Long-Term Care: Don’t Let the System Bankrupt You and Your Loved Ones.

Evan Farr has been quoted or cited as an expert by numerous sources, including the Washington Post, Newsweek Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, Trusts & Estates Magazine, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Bar Association, and has been featured as a guest speaker on numerous radio shows, including WTOP and Washington Post Radio.

Evan has been named by SuperLawyers.com as one of the top 5% of Elder Law and Estate Planning attorneys in Virginia every year since 2007, and in the Washington, DC Metro Area every year since 2008. In 2011, Evan was named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, and was named in Newsweek Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the country. Evan is a nationally renowned author and frequent educator of attorneys across the U.S. As an expert to the experts, Evan has educated tens of thousands of attorneys across the country through speaking and writing for numerous national legal organizations. As an expert to the experts, Evan has educated tens of thousands of attorneys across the country through speaking and writing for organizations such as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), the National Business Institute (NBI), the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (VAELA), the Virginia Bar Association (VBA), Virginia Continuing Legal Education (Virginia CLE), and the District of Columbia Bar Association.

To learn more about Evan Farr, creator of the Living Trust Plus™ Asset Protection Trust, and to learn how you can legally and ethically protect you or your client’s assets from nursing home expenses, visit the Living Trust Plus® Web site at http://www.LivingTrustPlus.com or the Farr Law Firm’s website at http://www.FarrLawFirm.com, or call Toll-Free 1-800-399-FARR.





Renee Eder
Director of Public Relations
Farr Law Firm, P.C.


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