Expansion of Those Entitled to Compensation for Agent Orange Exposure

As a result of the Nehmer v. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs lawsuit that established a class action for veterans that suffered from Agent Orange exposure, the class of people eligible for compensation due to Agent Orange exposure has been significantly expanded....

Special Needs Trusts and Housing Expenses

A Special Needs Trust, or a Supplemental Needs Trust, allows for a disabled individual to receive support while still maintaining eligibility for government benefits, such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Generally, funds from a special needs trust...

Mitchell, Brown & Associates Wins “Best Law Firms” Award

Mitchell, Brown & Associates has been recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in St. Louis in the field of Elder Law by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report.  Best Law Firms – Mitchell, Brown & Associates The recognition comes in the 2022 edition...

New Guide for Avoiding Sibling Conflict When Caring for Aging Parents

Disagreements between siblings can create problems when planning care for aging parents. Opinions may differ about what type of care parents need. One sibling may feel that other siblings are not taking on their fair share of responsibilities. Some conflicts may stem...