Brian G. Quinn

About Brian G. Quinn

Brian Quin is a partner with the law firm of Quinn Estate & Elder Law, LLC. He was recently named a “Rising Star” in the Missouri/Kansas region by the Super Lawyers Magazine and serves on the Board for the Missouri Chapter of NAELA. He serves individual and business clients in a variety of legal matters, especially in the areas of estate planning, asset protection planning, Medicaid planning, VA benefits, and elder law. He also frequently lectures on these topics.

Gifts to Grandchildren: Gift Trusts

2020-11-24T21:42:00+00:00November 24th, 2020|

There are some serious drawbacks to many options for giving gifts to grandchildren. Either there are no tax or estate planning advantages, or you have no control of the funds (or lose control after a certain point), or the money could affect a grandchild's eligibility for financial aid. 

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2020-03-20T14:52:57+00:00March 20th, 2020|

We know there is a growing concern within our local and worldwide communities due to COVID-19 and are committed to taking the necessary measures to remain open to help you and your families during these difficult times. We want our clients and families to know that we are staying informed about this issue and how to [...]

Six Things You Must Know About Revocable Trusts

2020-04-08T21:28:32+00:00February 25th, 2020|

To the average person, legal terms sound foreign. Intimidating. We get that. Don’t let legal jargon stop you from establishing a revocable trust. The benefits are too great to ignore. Steve, one of our younger clients, found out the hard way. His father passed unexpectedly, several years before retirement. With no trust in place, the [...]

Three Ways to Find the Joy of Annual Gifting

2019-12-17T23:01:33+00:00December 17th, 2019|

We have some of the best clients you could imagine. We admit to our bias, but it’s well deserved. We specialize in estate planning that’s designed to protect assets. Clients sometimes ask us about ways to give money to the people and the causes they care about. One couple related their satisfaction in doing something [...]

End-of-Life Discussions With Aging Parents

2019-12-30T22:38:23+00:00November 21st, 2019|

Thanksgiving and “The Talk” Thanksgiving isn’t just a great time to visit with family. It’s also a prime opportunity to have important conversations with aging parents. When it comes to planning for the inevitable, the prospect tends to be frightening. End-of-life conversations. Sounds ominous. It conjures images of final moments on a deathbed. At first [...]

Two Reasons Why Testamentary Capacity Matters to You

2020-03-19T21:17:18+00:00October 31st, 2019|

Testamentary Capacity Matters, No Matter Your Age Testamentary capacity sounds like one of those boring legal terms most people want to ignore. In our profession, this issue presents itself with increasing frequency. No matter your age, it matters to you and your economic well-being. The problem doesn’t just relate to a person’s will being contested. [...]

Dementia and Estate Planning

2019-10-01T15:40:10+00:00October 1st, 2019|

It is now time for Money Matters Monday. So many of us know someone who suffers from Alzheimers. Preparing their estate can be tricky. Here to help is Brian Quinn from Quinn Estate and also Elder Law and Circle of Advisors. Laura: I am really excited about this topic. Not because it is [...]

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