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.
The Bible makes it clear that the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil (see 1 Timothy 6:10). Unfortunately, the love of money can impact families at the worst time – following the death of a loved one. When families are supposed to be supporting and comforting each other, they sometimes pull apart. Whether the conflict is over an inexpensive possession such as an old lamp or over something valuable, families can be forever torn apart. I once had a family that was fi
Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease. Few things are more heart-wrenching than to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or to watch a loved one slowly fade away. This past year has been particularly challenging for those suffering from Alzheimer’s due to increased isolation and loneliness caused by the pandemic. Even under the best of circumstances with sufficient financial resources and excellent care and support, Alzheimer’s is heartbreaking for everyone involved. Fortunately, we c