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.
Individuals work a lifetime accumulating assets, personal property and mementos. It only takes a small investment of time to make sure those valued items pass on to your loved ones. If executed correctly, a Last Will and Testament can clearly state your wishes and ensure they are carried out properly. Other important reasons to take the time to prepare a will are: 1. You care about your family and loved ones and you do not want to leave them to figure everything out on the
The holiday season is quickly approaching. Trying to find ways to celebrate with family and friends can be a challenge. Aarp.org has a great article titled, "5 Ways to Connect Virtually with Friends and Family This Holiday Season". Check out some of their ideas to spend time with loved ones, especially the elderly. It's possible to connect using technology to make wonderful memories during this difficult time.
It may be hard to believe, but once again the Christmas season is upon us. Along with the joy of celebrating the birth of Christ come stressors such as shopping, decorating, baking and possibly traveling. For those who also care for a loved one suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s, trying to accomplish everything while providing 24 hour care can be extremely difficult. However, if you plan appropriately, it is possible to not only maintain your sanity, but to actually enjoy