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Connecting with Clients Via the Internet

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It has long since been a fact that the digital age heavily impacts our lives. Never was this fact more true, however, before the global pandemic struck in 2020. Suddenly, those who may not have been as attached to technology were forced to learn how to better incorporate it into their lives.

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This impacted people not just on an interpersonal level, but a business level. Companies that previously operated mostly on a face-to-face basis were forced to transition to a virtual way of keeping in business.

West Palm Beach attorney, Mark Shalloway, is among the professionals who had to make this change. His elder law firm, Shalloway & Shalloway, has served South Florida’s senior citizens and their families for 30 years now, and they weren’t about to let a pandemic get in the way of that service. In a time where an area of law such as elder law is so important, it was crucial that Shalloway keep their doors open, even if that meant in a virtual setting.

To keep people safe and healthy at home, Shalloway & Shalloway offered their services over phone or video call. Though working from home, everyone is available during regular business hours to discuss one’s estate planning, asset protection, or any other elder law needs. Florida documents can even be notarized using audio-video technology during this time– ensuring every step can be made from the comfort and safety of one’s home.

Always a proponent for educating the masses, Shalloway hosts free, elder law seminars where audience members can learn about anything from wills and trusts to Medicaid planning. For years, these seminars occurred across Palm Beach County, open to any who wanted to learn more about the world of law. When meeting in large quantities became dangerous, Shalloway didn’t let those seminars day. He adapted. Now, anyone in the world can attend Shalloway’s free, virtual seminars every month via Zoom. Clients should reserve their spots by emailing seminars@shalloway.com or calling 561-686-6200 to get the most out of the experience.

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As things change, so have Shalloway’s services. The offices are open again, but extra precautions are taken for the benefit of clients and employees alike. Everyone is required to wear masks and keep six feet in distance. Plastic dividers have been put up in offices and at reception to better separate everyone. Additional sanitization measures have been taken on top of the firm’s already existing cleaning system. At Shalloway’s offices, clients can be confident they are safe.

Whether more comfortable with a physical or virtual connection, Shalloway & Shalloway is there for their clients. Learn more by calling 561-686-6200, filling out this contact form, or visiting their office.

1400 Centrepark Blvd., Suite #600, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Elder Law

Mark Shalloway and Elder Law– And Important, Overlooked Field

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When one thinks of a court reporter, they generally imagine someone sitting behind a type-writer, transcribing the events of a horrible criminal case or civil suit. These interpretations are not incorrect, but there are so many more instances that a good court reporter is absolutely necessary to a case. There’s entertainment, sport, environmental, and any other number of law type, but something that is often forgotten about is elder law.

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Elder law attorneys cover a wide range of issues for their clients, including, but not limited to, health care, long-term planning, social-security, wills, and protection against elder abuse. A professional and efficient court reporter is essential to the success of an elder law case, and the proper care of someone’s most loved family members.

Mark Shalloway, a Lawyer for the People

Mark Shalloway is the face of elder law in Palm Beach, Florida, and was recently rated as one of the three best estate planning lawyers in West Palm Beach. In an area so densely populated with an elder community, Shalloway’s services are constantly needed. For 25 years, Shalloway’s firm, Shalloway & Shalloway, has ensured elders and their assets are properly taken care in a respectful manner. He holds a number of elder law certifications, as well as memberships to elder law committees across the nation dedicated to creating the best elder law attorneys.

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Clientele refer to the staff at Shalloway & Shalloway as professional, kind, and even life-altering. It is the firm’s duty to take one of the most difficult aspects of life and make it as painless and seamless a transition as possible. Mark Shalloway makes it his personal mission to not only provide his clients with any resources they need, but to teach the public about the importance of elder care and financial stability. Several times a year, Shalloway offers virtual public seminars involving estate planning and other important aspects of elder law.

Elder law is a rewarding field for any court reporter to be a part of. To learn more, contact Shalloway & Shalloway at (561) 686-6200, or visit their website.

1400 Centrepark Blvd, Suite #600, West Palm Beach, FL 33401