Hi, I'm Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney Nicole Wipp

I founded the Family & Aging Law Center based on one simple premise: to assist families in using the right legal tools to make decisions for their, and their families, futures.

But I am, of course, more than just a lawyer. I am a mother, a wife, a friend, a daughter...and I think that's important, because at the end of the day, I am a person - like you! 

I received my law degree from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law in 2005, and was admitted to the Hawaii State Bar later that year.

I was blessed to be accepted in my second year of law school to UH - where I had a great education, made amazing friends, was able to get a lot of experience - and as importantly, had a lot of fun along the way!

During my time there, I worked at the office of the Attorney General, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Prosecuting Attorney, as well as working for several different private law firms.

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Family Is My Anchor

My grandfather grew up on Oahu. But like so many young men of his time, he left for a better life on the mainland, where he met my grandmother. Together, they had five children and made a life together in Michigan based on faith and hard work.

As a child, I was very close to my grandparents.  They were my rocks, the people I could always rely on.  My grandmother, however, passed away when I was in the third grade from brain cancer, which left a huge hole in my heart and in my family.  

My grandfather was always a careful guy.  He was so smart, nothing ever got past him! And so, as a smart guy, he planned. He got a will, with a lawyer.

But then, the unthinkable happened.  Despite all his careful planning, despite his love for his family, despite my grandparents being the first to say "my kids would never fight!" - his planning wasn't enough.  He didn't know what he didn't know.

This was a terrible result for my family, who had many problems for years after his death.  And it is one of the major reasons why I do what I do today.  I always think of my grandparents and what they would have wanted for us, and I try to make sure that's what I give to my clients.

If your family means a lot to you, too...then I'm here to help.


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