What happens when you die?
If you want to ensure that your money, home, and other "things" go to the people or organizations you love (without unnecessary cost or delay), being proactive with your estate planning is the right first step.
What planning documents will help you accomplish YOUR goals?
Contact Us to meet with Nicole Wipp, our attorney, and find out!
What happens if you live - and need care?
Unfortunately, most people these days don't die peacefully in their own beds after a long and healthy life.
The reality is that over 70% of Americans will have some sort of illness or disability that will require care.
The biggest avoidable mistake? Not preparing for this reality.
The good news is that we can help. Like you, we hope for the best... but more importantly, we help you plan for the worst.
How will we be able to afford the nursing home bill?
NURSING HOME MEDICAID
You've come to realize that caring for your loved one at home is not a good solution, or you are being told by medical professionals that care at home is not a responsible choice.
For many, a skilled nursing facility, also known as a nursing home, is the right choice.
But how do you pay for it?
We can help. We have an extensive and successful track record!
We don't have proper legal documents. Now what?
If your loved one died with only a will (no revocable living trust or other type of trust), if their trust was unfunded, or they died with no estate planning at all... you may need to go through probate.
Probate is the court process that happens when we don't have proper legal documents.
This can also happen during life, when you need guardianship and/or conservatorship.
Questions about Michigan probate? Contact us.
What about aid & attendance?
VETERANS IMPROVED PENSION
If care is needed and you or your spouse was a wartime veteran with at least 90 days of active service during wartime, you may qualify for the benefit known as Veterans Improved Pension.
Although this is commonly called "Aid & Attendance," the official name is Improved Pension.
Nicole Wipp, our attorney, is an Accredited Attorney with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Do you qualify? Contact us to find out.
What our clients say about us
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Linda & Tom Horton
"The knowledge of the laws in Michigan are what we liked most about working with Family & Aging Law Center. The process was clear and easy to follow, which exceeded our expectations."
Ann Marie Sadler
"The personal touches and how it wasn't as difficult of a process as I thought it would be. I loved the spreadsheet and how it laid out each category and the action we needed to take with it. Thanks for working with us!"
Mary Beth F. - White
"Very informative and eye opening for those who don't have any estate plan or life plan in place or for those that do and find it's not the proper plan."
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