Serving Those Who Serve Elders.

Law Office of Rachel A. Brooks

Guardianship & Elder Law

Advocating for elders since 2004.

Located in downtown Vancouver, Washington, our office offers services to our greatest citizens, their families and their care providers.

Our office employs an experienced staff with decades of experience in the fields of guardianship, probate, estate planning, trust administration and vulnerable adult protection.

We'd love to talk. Please contact us to set up a consultation. 




1014 Franklin Street, Library Suite
Vancouver, Washington 98660

Office hours

M-F, 9 am to 5 pm


(360) 699-5801

Areas of Practice


We can help request appointment of a guardian to protect a disabled adult, and we can also discuss alternatives to guardianship.  We represent both professional and lay guardians. 

vulnerable adult cases

We help vulnerable persons and those who care about them apply for protection under Washington's Vulnerable Adult Protection Statute.


We advise trustees and other fiduciaries on their duties and can petition the court to approve accountings and to terminate or modify trusts.


Every adult should complete certain legal documents to protect themselves and their families.  We prepare wills and revocable living trusts, community property agreements, powers of attorney, and health care directives. 


Probate is a court case in which a deceased person's creditors are paid and their assets transferred to their heirs and beneficiaries.  We can help families with probate and discuss probate alternatives. 


Our staff has extensive litigation experience and can represent clients in contested guardianship, trust and probate matters.  We make every effort to help clients reach mutually agreeable outcomes, but if the case calls for it, we are ready to proceed to trial. 


We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne.
— Marcus Aurelius