Elder Law Done Right


Katten Benson Zachry Golightly, LLP is a full-service Elder Law firm concentrating on the human side of aging.

Comprehensive Elder Law Services For Older Adults And Their Families


Katten Benson Zachry Golightly, LLP is dedicated to helping older adults and their families by providing answers and reassurance. Our legal team uses a collaborative approach to provide care not only for the client but for the entire family as well. In addition to our experienced attorneys, our team includes knowledgeable and friendly office staff who help keep you informed as your legal matter moves forward.

There is a unique peace of mind that comes from the knowledge that all your affairs are in order. When you work with us, we will help you identify opportunities to protect yourself and your loved ones through advance planning as well as ways to take advantage of government benefit programs for which you may be eligible such as Medicaid. In every case, we offer detailed legal advice customized to meet your specific needs.


Practice Areas

Estate Planning


Disability Planning

Medicaid Planning

VA Benefits

Elder Law

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Why Choose Katten Benson Zachry Golightly, LLP?


Our approach is one of inclusion.  We want to work with all decision-makers, family members, friends, caregivers and anyone else involved in the care of an older adult or a loved one with special needs. We work hard to keep up with the most recent developments in elder and special needs law so that we may present cutting-edge solutions to our clients.  All Katten Benson Zachry Golightly, LLP attorneys are members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), a national organization of attorneys dedicated to providing the very best in legal services for older and special needs beneficiaries.

We can assist you with many facets of the aging process. We work with individuals who want to set up estate plans. We can help families who have lost loved ones through the probate process. We can assist you in attaining guardianship over a person who can no longer help himself or herself, or we can guide you in applying for Medicaid to help pay for long-term care.

Meet Our Attorneys

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Monica Ann Benson

Managing Partner

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Dana N. Zachry


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George H. Golightly

Senior Associate

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Brenda S. Evans

Paralegal & Office Manager

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Teresa G. McNett


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Lynsey L. Murry



Alma Caraveo


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In Memoriam: Molly

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Contact Us To Learn Exactly How We Can Help You


Experienced, Compassionate Elder Law Attorneys Serving North Central Texas And Beyond