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Janssen, Stacey L.
6750 West 93rd Street, Suite 230 Overland Park, KS
Phone: (913) 383-3131
Fax: (913) 383-2662


Lawyer Overview

Stacey L. Janssen is a 1988 graduate of the University of Kansas. Her entire career has been devoted to the service of the elderly and the disabled. Ms. Janssen began her career providing legal assistance to Johnson County seniors under a contract with the Johnson County Area Agency on Aging. Later, she co-founded the Kansas Elder Law Hotline which provides legal advice to seniors and their families throughout the State of Kansas. Ms. Janssen has helped thousands of families. Let Stacey use her experience to help you.

Ms. Janssen is a member of the Johnson County Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Women Attorney Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and founding member of the Kansas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Areas of Practice

Preparing for Incapacity

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Directives
  • Long-term Care Planning
  • Guardianship & Conservatorship

Medicaid Planning

  • Spousal Protection
  • Asset Protection for Single People
  • Medicare 
  • Resident's Rights
  • Resident Advocacy 

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Non probate Transfers
  • Probate

Disability Law

Special Needs Planning

  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Guardianships for Disabled Persons
  • Payback Trusts
  • Social Security Disability

Ms. Janssen is known as an advocate for the special needs of the disabled and the elderly and their families. She serves on the Kansas Bar Associations Elder Law and Disability Issues and Legal Aid Committees. She also serves on the Johnson County Elder Abuse Prevention Committee. Ms. Janssen is a frequent speaker at community and continuing legal education events.

Ms. Janssen understands the special needs of families who are faced with demands of an elderly or disabled family member.

Whether your needs involve the complexities of families facing a crisis or whether you want to put planning in place to lessen the burden on your family, turn to Stacey L. Janssen to assist you in creating compassionate legal solutions for your family.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning 50%
  • Elder Law 25%
  • Social Security -- Disability 25%
  • Trusts
  • Wills
20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Social Security -- Disability, Trusts, Wills


Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit


  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, 1988
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1985
    Major: Art History
    Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "Adult Care Homes", Kansas University - Team Care Hand Book, 1999 - 2001 Supplement