Perfectly Protected

Wills, trusts, and Medicaid strategies that help keep your family in control.

Begin An Estate Plan

Ensure the assets and property you worked a lifetime to earn get passed on to future generations.

Start A Long-Term Care Plan

Develop a proper plan to preserve assets while arranging for the best quality long-term care.

Perfectly Protected

Wills, trusts, and Medicaid strategies that help keep your family in control.

Begin An Estate Plan

Ensure the assets and property you worked a lifetime to earn get passed on to future generations.

Start A Long-Term Care Plan

Develop a proper plan to preserve assets while arranging for the best quality long-term care.

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Peace of Mind Solutions

With a wide range of expertise, Ozarks Elder Law is equipped to address multigenerational family issues from special needs trusts to long-term care and estate planning. We offer practical solutions to protect all that you own and everyone you love.

Elder Law and Estate Planning Services

Our compassionate approach to legal services help you and your family make the best decisions for tomorrow—today.

Elder Law and Estate Planning Services

Our compassionate approach to legal services help you and your family make the best decisions for tomorrow—today.

Who We Are

The Ozarks Elder Law team is composed of real people— mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives that are driven by their hearts for family. Each expert attorney holds extensive knowledge and experience in the field of elder law, but the empathy they offer is what sets them apart. They take the time to get to know each client and offer advice and direction to protect you the same way they would protect their own.

Lori Rook is the owner and managing attorney of Ozarks Elder Law. She was born and raised in the Springfield area. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Missouri State Univerity in 2003 where she graduated with honors. In 2006, Lori received her law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law before returning to the Springfield area to practice and raise her family.

Elyse Hartley is a partner at Ozarks Elder Law. She grew up on a farm in central Missouri. Upon graduation from the University of Missouri School of Law, she decided to pursue a career in estate planning and elder law after recognizing a need for these services, especially in the farming community. Elyse serves on several boards of directors for community organizations. Springfield Business Journal named her an up-and-coming Trusted Advisor in 2019. She lives in Ozark with her husband and daughters.

Who We Are

The Ozarks Elder Law team is composed of real people— mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives that are driven by their hearts for family. Each expert attorney holds extensive knowledge and experience in the field of elder law, but the empathy we offer is what sets us apart. We take the time to get to know each client and offer advice and direction to protect you the same way we would protect our own.

Lori Rook is the owner and managing attorney of Ozarks Elder Law. She was born and raised in the Springfield area. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Missouri State Univerity in 2003 where she graduated with honors. In 2006, Lori received her law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law before returning to the Springfield area to practice and raise her family.

Elyse Hartley joined Ozarks Elder Law as an estate planning and elder law attorney in 2014. She grew up on a farm in central Missouri and worked as an insurance agent in her family's business during and after college. She graduated with honors from the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri, where she was selected to participate in the Harry and Ann Cornell Leadership Program. Following college, Elyse decided to pursue a career in estate planning and elder law after recognizing a need for such services among her own family and friends.

Put Your Plan in Motion

Take the first step to ensure your legacy stays preserved and your family is protected no matter the circumstances.

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Put Your Plan in Motion

Take the first step to ensure your legacy stays preserved and your family is protected no matter the circumstances.

Begin An Estate Plan

Ensure the assets and property you worked a lifetime to earn get passed on to future generations.

Start A Long-Term Care Plan

Develop a proper plan to preserve assets while arranging for the best quality long-term care.

Begin An Estate Plan

Ensure the assets and property you worked a lifetime to earn get passed on to future generations.

Start A Long-Term Care Plan

Develop a proper plan to preserve assets while arranging for the best quality long-term care.