A lifelong resident of Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties and owner of Montco Elder & Estate Law, 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 19 of her 28 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 AdministrationPowers of Attorney, ProbateElder Law, Guardianships, Nursing Home AdmissionsPublic Assistance (Medicaid) PlanningPennsylvania Inheritance Tax, Federal Estate TaxMental Health LawSolicitor for the Montgomery County Office of Aging and Adult Services
BAR ADMISSIONS:Pennsylvania, 1986, US District Court 1987
EDUCATION:Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA, 1986 J.D.La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, 1983 B.A.
PUBLISHED WORKS:Avoid Probate We Are Warned - But Why?, Montgomery County Woman and Bucks County Women's JournalThe Empty Office Syndrome, Montgomery Bar Association, "Sidebar" Elderlaw Issue.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:Pennsylvania Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Real Property, Probate & Trust SectionMontgomery Bar Association, Elder Law CommitteeModerator for continuing legal education for attorneys on "Preparation and Procedure for Presenting Physician Testimony on Capacity Issues" June 20, 2006National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)2000-presentNational Alliance for the Mentally III (NAMI)1986-presentMontgomery Township Senior Volunteer Committee: Public Speakers Participant
Rosemary (Rose) resides in Montgomery Twp. with her husband of 33 years and they are the proud parents of two sons and a daughter. The family enjoys travel classic motors and anything on the water.