Qualifications and Experience

- LLM, Elder Law, with distinction, Stetson University College of Law, 2011

- Licensed to practice in Florida, May 1986

- Juris Doctors, Cecil B. Humphreys School of Law, University of    Memphis 

- Member Florida Bar Association

- Member Jacksonville Bar Association

- Member Elder Law Committee Florida Bar

- Member Elder Law Committee of the Jacksonville Bar 

- Bachelor of Science of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, 1979

 Long-term care is so expensive. Can I get assistance from Medicaid to help pay for it?

How can I make sure that people I trust will be able to make financial and medical decisions for me if I become incapacitated?

How can I ensure that after I pass away, my assets will be distributed to the  people I want to receive them?

What   is probate?

What is involved in settling an estate?

What  is guardianship? Do I need a guardian?


Deborah A. Knauer, Attorney at Law

Licensed to Practice Law in the State of Florida

Located in Jacksonville, Florida. 

I provide services to clients in Northeast Florida

primarily in Duval County.

  I can work with you to design a customized plan that provides answers and solutions to issues like these. This site is intended to give you an introduction to what I do, who I am, and how I assist my clients. Of course, the best way to learn about how I can help you achieve your planning goals is to  contact me for consultation.  I welcome the opportunity to meet with you in person. Let’s talk soon.


Law Office of Deborah A. Knauer

590 Oak Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32204, United States

Phone: 904.355.4295 Email: deborah@tshdlaw.com

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