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.

The Biggest Danger to Your Assets


Richard and Debbie came to us looking for help regarding their long-term outlook. In their fifties, they enjoyed great careers. They were living the proverbial dream, with assurance that their retirement years would live up to the promise they’d saved and planned for. Their future was predictably happy, with one important exception. Close friends, Alex [...]

The Biggest Danger to Your Assets2018-05-07T16:55:01+00:00

Set Aside More for a Special Needs Child?


Estate planning isn’t always straightforward. Some family situations present difficult questions that can’t be answered very easily. Such is the case when a couple (I’ll call them Bob and Marie) were in my office asking how to provide for Jenny, their special needs child. At the moment, they weren’t facing a legal challenge as much [...]

Set Aside More for a Special Needs Child?2018-05-07T16:55:01+00:00

Should Dad Still be Driving?


This Question Comes Up In Almost Every Family Should dad still be driving? When is it time to take the keys away? How do we do it? Is there a “one size fits all” approach? Is there a kinder, gentler way to do it? How do we promote safety, while allowing for mobility and flexibility? [...]

Should Dad Still be Driving?2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00

Time Shares and Estate Planning


What do Timeshares and Estate Planning have to do with Medicaid? For many years Jim and Sally had enjoyed trips to the beach. These days, however, life is slowing down for them. Several health issues now make it harder for them to travel and enjoy the sun and surf. They are now tidying up their [...]

Time Shares and Estate Planning2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00

Grandma, You HAVE to EAT!


Most of us have no issues related to getting the food we need and cooking and eating our meals. The same can’t be assumed of aging seniors. Several issues arise for some in their later years. Fortunately, we have a great resource at our disposal, which also presents a meaningful opportunity of service. Seniors Often [...]

Grandma, You HAVE to EAT!2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00

Estate Planning for Seniors with Special Needs


Developmental Disabilities on the Rise What kind of preparations are important to make for aging adults with developmental disabilities? Because we’re seeing more children in these situations, we also expect to see adults, and aging adults with special needs. With autism, for example, reported to be on the rise, it’s a good thing that more [...]

Estate Planning for Seniors with Special Needs2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00

Are You Covered When “Admitted Under Observation?”


A recent Medicare trend has many seniors and their families very concerned. Those not in the know could pay several thousand dollars more than expected for treatment. The devil is in the details of the terminology related to admission classification. Alice’s recent experience, for example, didn’t turn out as expected. Alice, one of our dear [...]

Are You Covered When “Admitted Under Observation?”2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00

Technology That Makes Aging Better


New applications of technology are making their way into the world of senior care in Missouri and the St. Louis region. It’s helping communities deliver better care, offering seniors more options and helping families stay far better connected with their aging loved ones. Most people don’t associate seniors with new technology. From wearables to touch [...]

Technology That Makes Aging Better2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00

VOYCE – An Advocate You Can Count On


It's great to have an advocate. One of life’s little lessons is this: What you don’t know can hurt you. I see this play out in some unfortunate ways in the world of long term care. For most people, it’s new territory. For a senior advancing in years, the needs can be overwhelming, details can [...]

VOYCE – An Advocate You Can Count On2018-03-26T17:03:32+00:00

What’s Shiny and New (and Tried and True) in St. Louis for the Senior Community


St. Louis hasn’t always been known for being innovative leaders in the senior community scene. Neither have we had the sheer number of communities enjoyed by other metropolitan areas. Instead, we’ve lagged behind cities like Dallas and Denver for many years. That, however, might be changing. We’re now seeing several new or improved senior communities [...]

What’s Shiny and New (and Tried and True) in St. Louis for the Senior Community2018-05-07T16:55:02+00:00