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John Hope

Elder Law Attorney John  Hope

Hope Elder Law

200 Dexter Avenue, Suite J
Watertown, MA 02472
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Attorney Profile

Practice Areas: Elder Law; Estate Planning; Medicare and MassHealth Medicaid; Special Needs Trusts; Nursing Home; Guardianship and Conservatorship; Alzheimer's; Wills; Trusts and Estates; Probate; Social Security Disability.
Admitted: 1994, Massachusetts
Law School: Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1992
College: Rensselaer (RPI), B.S., cum laude, 1986
Member: Middlesex County, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Born: New York, N.Y., July 1961
Attorney Philosophy: I chose to work in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, and Disability because I enjoy working with people. My goal is to address your legal concerns in a friendly, effective, and supportive manner, explaining the issues and options in an easy to understand way so you can make informed decisions. I understand your concerns and can apply my deep understanding of the law to help you and your family to overcome obstacles that prevent you from moving forward.
Additional Information: After graduating from Boston College Law School in the top 15% of the class, I served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts from 1992 to 1993. I became licensed as an attorney in 1994 and established Hope Elder Law in 2003. I regularly attend educational programs to stay current in legal issues. I am a member of both the Massachusetts and National Chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and of the Massachusetts Guardianship Association.

Firm Description 

Firm Practice Areas

The Hope Law Center handles legal matters in the following practice areas:

  • Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Incapacity Planning: Health Care Proxies, Durable
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Elder Law
  • Public Benefits
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid Planning, Medicaid Applications, and Hearings
  • Nursing Home Care and In-Home Care
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Probate of Wills and Estates
  • Inheritance Disputes
  • Disability Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Social Security Disability Claims

    Our Mission: To Be Your Legal Advisor and Eliminate the Worry

    Life is a gift to be enjoyed, not to be spent worrying about the future. Regardless of what stage of your life or circumstances you are in, thinking about legal issues can be stressful, even overwhelming. With the Hope Law Center working on your affairs, you can feel confident and get on with LIFE.
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    Firm Website: www.HopeElderLaw.com

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