Brett Howell, the founder of the Elder and Estate Planning Law Firm, specializes in helping Michigan families protect their estates. Whether you are worried about nursing home expenses that cost approximately $9,000.00 per month, assisted living expenses, having your estate avoid probate court or planning for a special needs child or grandchild, Brett has helped thousands of families obtain peace of mind when faced with such issues. Often this involves qualifying for Medicaid or VA benefits, creating a trust for an estate or a special needs trust for a disabled loved one. If you are dealing with any of these issues, contact our office for a confidential consultation to discuss your concerns with Brett – you will be glad (and relieved) you did.
Americans are pack rats – we have too much stuff and we refuse to get rid of it. When we die, our loved ones are left to deal with our junk. Some people simply can’t stomach the thought of getting rid of their stuff (i.e. hoarders), while others actually believe their loved ones will want their stuff (i.e. delusional). If your family doesn’t want your stuff when you’re alive, they certainly won’t want it after your death. A recent Washington Post article (Americans are pa