Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak, an elder law firm with current locations in State College, Williamsport, Wyalusing and Wysox, Pa., is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth office, located at 273 East Northampton St. in Wilkes-Barre. Additionally, SGY welcomes Attorney Stacey Acri to its staff as an associate attorney. Attorney Acri comes to SGY from the Acri Law Firm in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. and has been practicing law for 25 years, including the last 16 in Pennsylvania. The new office will open and Attorney Acri will begin seeing clients on September 11, 2023. The Wilkes-Barre office can be reached at 570-266-7034.
“We are thrilled to be growing our firm into Wilkes-Barre and Luzerne County, where we look forward to providing the same high-quality service that our clients in Williamsport, State College and Bradford County have come to expect over the last two decades, as we help them plan for their second half of life,” said Attorney Landon Hodges, a partner at the firm. “We’re also very excited to have Stacey join our firm and focus her entire practice on elder law, while also maintaining her presence in her community where she will be able to continue serving her friends and neighbors.”
SGY was founded 21 years ago by Attorney Julie Steinbacher and for over the last two decades, has assisted thousands of clients with their legal planning needs for their second half of life. The firm’s mission is to provide protection in times of prosperity, security in times of uncertainty and comfort in times of crisis. It focuses solely on elder law, which enables it to provide a full suite of services relates to estate planning, both basic and advanced. SGY’s services include, but aren’t limited to wills, powers of attorney, special needs planning, estate administration, will disputes, guardianships, long-term care planning, nursing home Medicaid planning, wealth protection and tax planning, business succession planning, veterans’ benefits planning, elder care navigation, and Alzheimer’s and dementia planning.
Since 2007, Attorney Acri has been a part of the Acri Law Firm, which was founded by her mother, Jane Acri. Stacey has worked primarily in both family and elder law, but will be solely focusing on elder law at SGY. Elder law related items that she has worked on include but aren’t limited to general estate planning, including wills and Powers of Attorney, probate and guardianships. She also worked on non-elder law areas including family law issues such as child custody, domestic violence, adoptions and divorce and alimony. Prior to her time at the Acri Law Firm, Attorney Acri served her country for over nine years in the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps of the United States Navy, where she provided military personnel and their families with various and wide-ranging legal services in both criminal and civil matters, including those pertaining to estate planning. A native of Mountain Top, Pa., Attorney Acri is a graduate of King’s College and Penn State Dickinson Law.
Steinbacher, Goodall & Yurchak is an elder care and special needs law firm offering quality representation to clients throughout Pennsylvania. It now has five locations in State College, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport, Wyalusing and Wysox. Since its beginning in 2002, the firm has dedicated itself to practicing law with extraordinary standards of ethics and values. The vision of the firm has been to provide individuals and their families with a unique plan to protect their assets for their spouses and future generations, while providing for their immediate and long-term needs. More information, including resources and seminar information, can be found at PAElderCounsel.com. To schedule your appointment at any of its offices, call 1-800-351-8334.