At Oast & Hook we concentrate in elder law. We represent older persons, disabled persons, their families, and their advocates. The practice of elder law includes estate planning, investment and insurance advice, estate and trust administration, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, titling of assets and designations of beneficiaries, guardianships, conservatorships, and public entitlements (Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and SSI), veterans benefits, disability planning, income tax planning and preparation, bill paying and account management and reporting, care management, and fiduciary services. We also handle litigation involving these issues, such as will contests and estate administration disputes. Please visit our website at www.oasthook.com.
Sandra L. Smith joined the firm in 2003. She practices primarily in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate and trust administration, special needs planning, asset protection planning, long-term care planning and Veterans' benefits. Ms. Smith is certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by The National Elder Law Foundation (NELF).
Ms. Smith is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Virginia Bar Association, and Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Commonwealth Community Trust and the William & Mary Law School Alumni Association. Ms. Smith is a past National President of the American Business Women's Association.
Ms. Smith is an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
In 2008, Ms. Smith was named as a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine. Rising Stars names the state's top up-and-coming attorneys.
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