Carol F. Barton
Admitted to Practice:
United States District Court – Massachusetts
Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations
- Worcester Estate & Business Planning Council
- Montachusett Estate and Retirement Council
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – Massachusetts Chapter
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts Land Court – Land Court Title Examiner
American Cancer Society Nationwide Gift Planning Advisor Council – Advisor
Long Term Care Finance Association (LTCFA) President, Board of Directors
Carol F. Barton is an attorney with Estate Preservation Law Offices. Her practice concentrates on estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law and Medicaid planning and special needs and disability planning. Carol also represents clients in various probate matters including estate administration, guardianships and conservatorships.
Carol’s legal experience is broad and extensive. She effectively counsels clients in a variety of estate planning, elder law and related matters, and is an experienced advocate in probate court matters. Her background in real estate law provides valuable insights into the real estate transactions that often accompany estate planning. Carol is skilled in helping clients navigate sensitive healthcare matters and works closely with professionals in long-term care facilities as well as social workers and geriatric case managers in community settings.
Prior to joining the firm, Carol worked as an associate at firms in the Worcester and Boston areas. She also successfully managed her own law practice for a number of years.
Carol has developed and presented educational seminars on topics relating to elder law and estate planning for various organizations.
University of Massachusetts – Bachelor’s Degree
New England School of Law – Juris Doctor
Western New England College School of Law – Master of Laws in Estate Planning
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