Farr Law Firm’s Blog is Listed as a Top Estate Planning Blog


Fairfax, VA – January 22, 2016 – Farr Law Firm, P.C.’s “Everything Elder Law” blog (www.EverythingElderLaw.com), authored by Evan Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney*, has been selected by OvidLife as one of the top 3 estate planning blogs in the country. OvidLife, a company that focuses on financial and retirement matters for seniors and retirees, compiled its list of outstanding estate planning blogs based on extensive research and staff recommendations. The blogs being recognized have received particularly high ratings, based on the helpful up-to-date content and resources to help consumers better understand complex processes.

In a congratulatory letter to Mr. Farr on receiving this honor, OvidLife  recognized Mr. Farr’s blog as one of the “great estate planning and probate law blogs that we’ve come across.” Heather Wolinski, author of  OvidLife’s article about the top blogs stated that the Farr Law Firm’s blog was chosen because it contains “topics and articles include relevant helpful information to anyone thinking about estate planning in the United States.”

When asked by OvidLife why he works in estate planning, Mr. Farr said that he “believes that it is of utmost importance that people plan in advance to get their legal and financial affairs in order, to ensure their wishes are met, and to spare their loved ones from the agony of having to do so in an emergency situation and with no guidance…” Mr. Farr also mentioned his favorite blog post, which is about Filial Responsibility, which involves adult children being financially responsible for parents who are unable to pay for care. According to Mr. Farr, “Although laws of this sort were drafted centuries ago, many are unaware that these laws have recently gained new momentum.” For additional details, read OvidLife’s “3 Estate Planning Blogs You Need to Follow,” article here.

Mr. Farr’s “Everything Elder Law” blog contains articles on Estate Planning, Incapacity Planning, Special Needs Planning, and Medicaid Planning, along with many other areas of Elder Law. It focuses on current news, law changes, and helpful information for seniors and their loved ones, and is updated with fresh content three times weekly. Visit the Farr Law Firm blog here.

Additional accolades received by Mr. Farr include inclusion in Super Lawyer for seven consecutive years, Northern Virginia Magazine “Top Lawyers” list for three years, an AV Rating from Martindale Hubbell (the highest peer-rating available), a Client Distinction Award from Martindale Hubbell, and the AVVO Client’s Choice Award.

About Evan H. Farr, Certified Elder Law Attorney*

Evan Farr is widely recognized as one of the leading Elder Law attorneys in the United States and one of foremost experts in the Country in the field of Medicaid Asset Protection and related Trusts. 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.

Evan is the National Best Selling Author of 3 books in the field of Elder Law: How to Protect Your Assets From Probate PLUS Lawsuits PLUS Nursing Home Expenses with the Living Trust PlusTM; Nursing Home Survival Guide, which provides valuable information and guidance to families dealing with the possibility of nursing home care and struggling to make the best decisions for themselves or their loves ones; and Protect & Defend, which Evan authored along with a host of other top attorneys across the country. Other publications include Virginia Nursing Home Survival Guide, and numerous articles that have appeared in the popular press, and numerous scholarly publications for the legal profession, including two legal treatises published by and available through ALI-ABA: Planning and Defending Asset Protection Trusts and Trusts for Senior Citizens.

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.

*Virginia has no procedure for approving certifying organizations.



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

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