Appointments Available: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Saturday By Appointment Only
Appointments Available: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Saturday By Appointment Only
816-640-8635   |  913-215-9811

About Paths Law Firm

We've focused on seniors for over 30 years.

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Legal experts focusing on Wills, Trusts, Medicaid, Guardianships, and Asset Protection for Seniors and Veterans.

Our elder law attorney in Kansas City has more than 25 years focusing solely on issues common to seniors and their families. This includes planning for the inevitable with Wills & Trusts, or planning for the unforeseen with Powers of Attorney, Guardianships, and Medicaid or VA benefits.

Our caring staff listens to your situation and concerns, then explains your options with a timeline for completion. Our goal is to provide each client with security in legally planning for the inevitable and unforeseen regarding their passing and long-term care needs.

Mission & Values

To provide excellent legal and client services to Missouri seniors and their families as they navigate planning for their later years and preserving their assets.

We value being elder law experts working with our clients as a team efficiently and reliably.



Russell A. Fracassa (Rusty)

With more than 30 yrs. legal expertise as an elder law attorney


Kathleen E. Overton

Attorney and owner at Paths Law Firm

Financial Manager

René A. Fracassa

Overseeing all aspects of revenue, expenses, and financial planning

Marketing Manager

Hilary R. Tichota

Hilary plays a vital role in managing the Marketing Department at Paths Law Firm.

Sr. Paralegal & Operations Manager

Jennifer A. Bronson

Oversees the firm’s probate department

Paralegal & Accountant

Sydney R. Morris

Sydney is the law firm’s internal accountant and one of their experienced paralegals having been with Paths Law Firm since 2017

Senior Administrative Assistant

Christy L. Phillips

Christy has three years of experience in elder law working for seniors and their families

Medicaid Paralegal

Tena K. Dooley

She works closely with the attorneys, clients, and State representatives

Administrative Assistant

Tressa L. Purdy

Tressa has the important role of being a client’s initial point of contact as the law firm’s receptionist for all locations

Administrative Assistant

Holly D. Bramble

Holly has transitioned to the Estate Planning field from healthcare administration

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Community Relations

Jeane M. Fracassa

She played a pivotal role in ensuring efficient and effective communication within the department

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