Chicago, IL – Alzheimer’s and the Law is a book aimed at helping readers better understand the legal implications that an Alzheimer’s diagnosis has over an individual’s future.

Written by Chicago Litigation Attorney Kerry Peck and Rick Law, Alzheimer’s and the Law is designed to give attorneys the knowledge needed guide their clients diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The book addresses ethics, health care options, asset protection strategies, and other long term care strategies.

“I’ve spent a large portion of my career fighting for the best care and financial strategies for my clients’ with Alzheimer’s disease. Writing a book on the topic was a natural next step,” said Kerry Peck, managing partner of Peck Ritchey, LLC. “I hope that people use this book as a manual to better understand the legal options that are available before and after a diagnosis so they can make the best choices for their family members, clients and patients.”

The book’s co-author Kerry Peck concentrates his practice on trust and estate litigation, estate planning and administration, probate, guardianship, and elder law. He is the past president of the 22,000-lawyer Chicago Bar Association. He is currently a member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging. Peck is chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section Council. Kerry is also a member of Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter.

Additional contributors to this book include Brandon Peck and Diana Law. The book’s Forward was written by acclaimed author Scott Turow.

Peck Ritchey, LLC is a leading boutique law firm providing representation in all areas of elder law including Alzheimer’s disease planning, probate litigation, guardianship litigation, trust litigation, administration of estates and trusts, estate planning, asset protection, corporate law, tax law, and special needs planning.

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