Client Resources

Thank you for choosing our firm to help!  We are ready to get to work and fight for the life you and your family deserve.

What it means to have the place for good counsel on your side:

  • We always put you, the client, first
  • We will always give you honest advice and counsel, without “sugar coating”
  • We will return your phone calls and emails and we make use of a team so that work can be done in a cost effective manner

The following resources have been helpful to some of our clients and we provide the links in case they might be useful to you too.

Federal Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov

Federal Nursing Home Comparison Information
http://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html

Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
http://www.va.gov

VA Aid and Attendance and Housebound
http://benefits.va.gov/pension/aid_attendance_housebound.asp

Reverse Mortgages-HUD
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/housing/sfh/hecm/rmtopten

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
http://www.consumerfinance.gov

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
https://www.naela.org

Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.
http://www.medicareadvocacy.org

National Care Planning Council
http://www.longtermcarelink.net

American Bar Association-Commission on Law and Aging
https://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging.html

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
http://www.michigan.gov/osa

Area Agency on Aging Locator
https://www.osapartner.net/miseniors/SearchRegion.aspx

Michigan Department of Human Services-Medicaid
https://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,4562,7-124-5453_5530—,00.html

Michigan NH Medicaid Information
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/nursing_fac_elig_134653_7.pdf

Michigan Foster Care and Homes for the Aged information
http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,4562,7-124-5455_27716_27717—,00.html

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs-Long Term Care
http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_63294_63384—,00.html

Long Term Care Ombudsman
http://www.michigan.gov/osa/1,4635,7-234-43230_46224—,00.html

Michigan Department of Civil Rights
https://www.michigan.gov/mdcr/0,4613,7-138-4954_4997-16288–,00.html

Michigan Attorney General Senior Brigade Website
http://www.seniorbrigade.com

Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services
http://www.michigan.gov/difs

Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and Long-Term Care insurance
http://www.michigan.gov/difs/0,5269,7-303-12902_35510_36775—,00.html

Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the State Bar of Michigan
http://www.michbar.org/elderlaw/

LIVANTA (Medicare peer review/discharge/payment challenges)

https://livantaqio.com/en/beneficiary/discharge_appeal

MPRO-Michigan’s Health Care Quality Improvement Organization
https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_63294_63384_75656—,00.html

Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP)
http://mmapinc.org

Elder Law of Michigan
http://www.elderlawofmi.org

Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
http://www.michigan.gov/dmva/0,1607,7-126-2362—,00.html

Michigan Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged
http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,4562,7-124-5455_27716_27717—,00.html

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Michigan Land Title Standards:
http://connect.michbar.org/realproperty/publicresources/landtitle

Michigan State University College of Law Landlord Tenant Clinic:
http://www.law.msu.edu/clinics/rhc/resources.html

Michigan Legislature Landlord Tenant Guide:
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/Publications/tenantlandlord.pdf

Michigan Land Banks:
https://www.michigan.gov/landbank

Michigan State housing Development Authority:
http://www.michigan.gov/mshda

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Home Buying:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/buying_a_home

Reverse Mortgages-FTC information:
http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0192-reverse-mortgages

Federal public housing information:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/rental_assistance/phprog

State Bar of Michigan Pamphlet-Buyer Beware on home purchases: http://www.michbar.org/file/professional/pdfs/uplrealestate.pdf

Lead Disclosure Information for Landlords, Tenants and Home Sellers and Buyers: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/healthy_homes/enforcement/disclosure

Lambda Legal
http://www.lambdalegal.org/

National Center for Transgender Equality
http://transequality.org/

National Center for Lesbian Rights
http://www.nclrights.org/

Out Serve
http://www.sldn.org/

PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS
http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=194&srcid=-2

SAGE  Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders
http://www.sageusa.org/

Equality Michigan
http://www.equalitymi.org/

LGBT Project ACLU Michigan
http://www.aclumich.org/courts/lgbt-project

State Bar of Michigan and LGBTQA Section
http://connect.michbar.org/lgbtqa/home

Transgender Michigan
http://www.transgendermichigan.org/

In the Lansing MI area there is also a relatively new LGBTQ Resource and Community Center–the Salus Center.  See saluscenter.org for more information.