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.

Estate Planning SOLUTIONS, Not Just Documents

2019-04-04T17:02:31+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Matt: Welcome back everybody. It is time now for Money Matters Monday. Obviously, no one lives forever, right? Let's be honest. How much estate planning have you really done? Brian Quinn, Partner with Quinn Estate and Elder Law, LLC, and part of the circle of advisors joins us this morning. Brian, good [...]

Properly Prepare For a Spouse’s Long Term Care

2018-12-27T17:26:09+00:00September 18th, 2018|

Matt: Time now for money matters Monday. It is something that no one wants to think about, the idea of putting your spouse into some sort of long-term care. What happens to your family financially at that point? And what can you do now maybe to prepare for that sort of life [...]

Legal guardians – Are Your Kids Really Set for School?

2018-11-26T06:03:52+00:00August 27th, 2018|

Details matter. Sam and Lara were recently in our office updating their estate plan. Lara asked one of those all-important “what if” questions related to their grandchildren. She wanted to know what would happen to the children if tragedy befell both parents while the kids were in school. Lara’s concern is valid. She’d recently heard [...]

Comparing Senior Communities – Ease the Frustration

2018-11-22T04:21:04+00:00July 17th, 2018|

James and Sarah came to us for help regarding her Mom’s estate plans. In their case the solutions were relatively simple. What wasn’t simple, however, was comparing senior communities for her mom. As they shared their story, it was clear that they were worn out, at the end of their rope. After visiting 15 communities, [...]

Seniors Enriched Through Volunteering with the Red Cross

2018-11-26T06:23:50+00:00June 18th, 2018|

How will you live a rich and rewarding life after retirement? Is your bucket list enough to do it for you? This question looms large in the minds of those approaching the age of 65, and even more for those already retired. We know that seniors now live longer than previous generations. That presents several [...]

Seniors, Aging, and Companion Pets

2018-11-26T06:05:07+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

Mitch recently worked with us on his father’s estate plan. He mentioned how much his dad has enjoyed having a companion dog. We’ve been hearing more lately about service dogs in general. From our perspective, it brings up questions about seniors, aging and companion pets. Who can benefit from companion pets, how do they help, [...]

Remove the Mystery with a Letter of Instructions

2019-01-22T21:03:00+00:00April 23rd, 2018|

Will your family know what to do after you pass, or will it be a mystery? Don’t leave them with the frustration of being in the dark. When a loved one dies, no one wants to play hide and seek for critical documents and key information. Instead, leave a letter of instructions. Betty was recently [...]

Scammers and Senior Fraud in Missouri

2018-11-26T06:07:25+00:00March 20th, 2018|

Frauds and scammers are on the rise. The DOJ's Big Bust Proves it. Far too often, scammers in Missouri and across the US are getting the upper hand at the expense of seniors. Senior fraud in Missouri isn’t greatly different from other states. But the results are sometimes devastating. Aging adults and their families need [...]

Is Your Financial Advisor Asking for a Power of Attorney?

2019-01-22T21:03:10+00:00February 27th, 2018|

Tom and Alice are a young couple who recently completed their estate planning documents with us. Alice reached out to our office, asking about a call they recently got from their financial advisor. The advisor was requesting that Tom and Alice each provide a Power of Attorney for his file. Alice wanted to know if [...]

Aging Seniors Supplement Income With a Reverse Mortgage (HECM)

2018-11-26T06:27:10+00:00January 29th, 2018|

What Exactly is a Reverse Mortgage or an HECM? More seniors than ever face challenges related to retirement, estate planning, and living well in their later years. Clients sometimes bring up the question of reverse mortgages. It's not the perfect solution for every person, but it's a legitimate option. Most of us understand conventional mortgages, [...]