Weera, JD, MFP, the President of the firm, is a nationally recognized
asset protection expert who has assisted thousands of families in
growing, preserving, and protecting their assets. As a licensed elder
law attorney in private practice for over a decade, he has been helping
retirees protect their assets through efficient and wise planning for
over 15 years. He currently practices in the areas of estate planning,
Medicaid planning, and veterans benefits planning, providing strategic
solutions in the following areas: Protecting assets from nursing home
and long-term care expenses, avoiding and/or eliminating probate and
estate taxes, reducing and/or eliminating taxes on income and social
security, maximizing returns on investment assets (while minimizing
risk exposure), and helping wartime veterans and their spouses receive
special benefits to help pay for in-home care. Believing that each
individual’s case is unique, Shawn listens carefully to understand each
person’s goals, shunning any “cookie-cutter” approach to planning. The
end result for each client is a unique and highly-implementable set of
strategies providing long-term security and peace of mind.
received his Bachelors Degree in Accounting from California State
University, Los Angeles, and his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law
School in Lansing, Michigan. He is a member in good standing of the
American Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the Grand Rapids
Bar Association, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, the
National Association of Financial and Estate Planning, the American
Academy of Financial Management, the National Ethics Bureau, and the
Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan. Shawn is also a member of
the Tax Section of the American Bar Association.
holds seminars in the Greater Grand Rapids Area several times each month, wherein
he educates retirees about a wide range of elder law and estate
planning issues affecting Michigan retirees. Seats are free. However,
reservations are required. To view a current listing of seminar
locations and times and to make a reservation, please click on Free
Seminars, or call (616) 940-3370 or toll-free 1-877-933-7252.
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