Schmidt & Sikes, P.C. provides legal services for the benefit of the elderly and persons with disabilities in western Massachusetts. The firm specializes in estate planning and administration, elder law and mental health law (guardianships, conservatorships and civil commitments), combining the expertise of attorneys who focus on these fields with exceptional paralegal support to deliver legal advocacy that is resourceful, efficient and effective.
Michelle Sikes represents individuals and non-profit health care providers, specializing in elder law, mental health law, estate planning and probate. She represents children in cases of divorce, custody and guardianship of minors. On behalf of medical facilities and protective service organizations, she obtains guardianships and Rogers orders for mentally ill and physically incapacitated adults as well as protective orders for elders who have been abused. Read more.
Jenna Schmidt represents individual clients in western Massachusetts, specializing in estate planning and administration and wealth transfers. Her academic focus on estate planning and estate and gift taxation enables her to develop personalized estate plans that address current and future needs of clients and their families. Read more.
Marilyn Schmidt represents individuals, hospitals and other non-profit health care corporations by providing legal advice and litigation services. Practicing primarily in Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties, she specializes in mental health law (guardianship and commitments), elder law, and clinically complex custody disputes. She also serves as a Guardian ad Litem for the probate and family courts by judicial appointment. Read more.