|She is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area. In addition to estate planning and addressing varied elder law and guardianship issues, Ms. Ferrino has an active estate administration and probate practice before the Register of Wills and Orphans Courts of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware Counties. Coming from a background in litigation, the last 17 of her 25 years in the practice of law has been devoted exclusively to Estates and Elder Law.
Many initial consultations occur in clients' homes, which promotes the client's full understanding and ease with the often technical legal issues and concerns facing them and their loved ones.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Wills/Trusts/Estate Drafting and Administration
Powers of Attorney, Probate
Elder Law, Guardianships, Nursing Home Admissions
Public Assistance (Medicaid) Planning
Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax, Federal Estate Tax
Mental Health Law
Solicitor for the Montgomery County Office of Aging and Adult Services
Pennsylvania, 1986, US District Court 1987
Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA, 1986 J.D.
La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, 1983 B.A.
Avoid Probate We Are Warned - But Why?, Montgomery County Woman and Bucks County Women's Journal
The Empty Office Syndrome, Montgomery Bar Association, "Sidebar" Elderlaw Issue.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
Montgomery Bar Association, Elder Law Committee
Moderator for continuing legal education for attorneys on "Preparation and Procedure for Presenting Physician Testimony on Capacity Issues" June 20, 2006
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)2000-present
National Alliance for the Mentally III (NAMI)1986-present
Montgomery Township Senior Volunteer Committee: Public Speakers Participant
Rosemary (Rose) resides in Montgomery Twp. with her husband of 30 years and they are the proud parents of two sons and a daughter. The family enjoys travel and sports.