Kathie Brown Roberts P.C.

The Law Office of Kathie Brown Roberts, P.C. assists clients in Sandy, UT and throughout Salt Lake County with Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration and Guardianships and Conservatorships. The firm also regularly assists in the resolution of contested matters and estate litigation in those areas.

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate & Guardianship Attorneys

The firm’s managing attorney, Kathie Brown Roberts, JD, CELA, is currently one of two attorneys in the state of Utah certified as a Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, the only elder law program accredited by the American Bar Association.  She is the only Utah attorney member of the Special Needs Alliance. With over thirty years of experience, Kathie is also a past Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Utah State Bar, and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Academy of Special Needs Practitioners. She serves on the Utah Court Committee on Probate Rules and the Board of Directors for the National Elder Law Foundation.

Meet Our Attorneys
Allison Barger

Allison specializes in estate planning, special needs planning, adult guardianship, and probate matters. While attending college, she worked for Elder Law attorneys and developed a passion for working with older adults. She received a minor in Gerontology and spent countless hours volunteering with underserved seniors at a nearby senior living community.

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Why Hire A CELA Attorney

As a CELA, Kathie is certified to have:

  • Been licensed to practice law in at least one state and be in good standing with all Bar Associations where she is licensed to practice;
  • Spent an average of at least 16 hours a week practicing elder law during the three years preceding the application for certification;
  • Handled at least 60 elder law matters during those three years with a specified distribution among a wide variety of topics;
  • Participated in at least 45 hours of continuing legal education in the three years preceding the application;
  • Favorably been evaluated by five elder law attorney specialists who are not a member of her firm;
  • Passed a full day certification examination.
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Important Elder Law Topics
Planning For Incapacity

Planning for incapacity is certainly an emotional challenge, but it’s simply about taking precautionary measures to ensure you and your family will be protected during a period of temporary or permanent incapacity.

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Special Needs Planning

If you currently provide care for a child or loved one with special needs (such as mental or physical disabilities), you must have contemplated what may happen to him or her when you are no longer able to serve as the caretaker.

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For some members of our society, legal protection may be necessary even after they have entered adulthood. These individuals may have been injured in an accident, continue to suffer from an incapacitating physical illness or psychological disorder, or have some other condition that prevents them from caring for themselves.

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An Overview of Long Term
Care Options

One of the greatest concerns for the elderly we serve and their families is that of long term care.

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Probate In Utah

What is probate? Probate is the process for handling a person’s property after their death, including transferring title.

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Special Needs Planning Issues Following Divorce

Divorce can be complicated, frustrating,
disappointing, expensive, along with a whole range of other emotions…

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