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Managing an estate or trust? Insurance is important.

If you are a successor trustee of a trust, or the personal representative (executor) of an estate, one of your duties includes preserving the assets so that they can be disposed of according to the directions laid out in the trust or will or under the law.  some assets like real estate or automobiles or [...]

2022-04-24T22:09:38-04:00April 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Help manage Social Security of those struggling–Representative Payee

If someone you know is struggling to manage their Social Security--perhaps paying bills late, if at all, or perhaps someone who has fallen for numerous scams, or maybe they have become forgetful and misunderstand how much comes in the door or which bills are most important. Our office helps folks with those struggles--and hopefully even [...]

2022-02-20T22:06:19-05:00February 20th, 2022|Financial, Governments|

Nursing home visitation regulations updated in light of Covid developments and Medicare coverage news for vaccines

When it comes to the issue of nursing home visitation, it's likely that old rules intended to slow the spread of Covid-19 in vulnerable populations, and the staff working in the homes, confounded almost everyone.  Essentially, especially early on, before vaccines were developed, the common approach was virtual complete isolation.  Then, as time went on, [...]

2021-11-18T01:42:20-05:00November 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Have Any Questions?

Do you need to plan a year end review, or even just a simple "legal check up" on issues or business or estate affairs or the like, to see if you are in good shape for the weeks, months or years ahead? Do you have nagging questions or concerns about your affairs or the affairs [...]

2021-07-19T12:24:47-04:00November 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Up In Smoke and Tricky Questions for Trustees of Special Needs Trusts Regarding Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana and disabled persons who have special needs trusts? It is a bit of a new world, as many states are struggling with medical marijuana laws, and particularly how those laws work well with or how they don't work well with, federal law. In the realm of folks with special needs, the various challenges [...]

2021-07-19T11:45:33-04:00August 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

SBO Trust – Michigan Supreme Court Decision

An important decision just out by the Michigan Supreme Court will probably help families who need some help with paying for long term nursing home costs. The state of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services or Department of Human Services has a big big role in administering the various Medicaid Programs in Michigan--even though [...]

2021-07-19T11:48:29-04:00May 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|
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