At Barberi Law based in central Michigan, we understand that individuals can feel uneasy when talking about estate plans and considering other issues that arise with advanced age. We recognize that having to think about the care you will receive and the way your hard-earned assets will be distributed can be emotional and troubling. With this in mind, our team of elder law attorneys does everything possible to help you develop sound estate and care plans, and to minimize the stress and discomfort that the planning process may impose on you.
What is elder law?
Elder law is an interdisciplinary field that addresses the needs of seniors, the disabled and those conducting end-of-life planning at any stage of their lives. It typically encompasses issues related to finances, health care and asset distribution. Our skilled elder law lawyers have the experience and resources necessary to fully address all of your questions related to elder law issues. This includes complex topics such as:
Many of these topics can affect a person’s life no matter what age you are; you do not have to be older to take advantage of the benefits of elder law planning.
What is estate planning? What can an estate plan do for me?
Essentially, estate planning includes the different documentation that helps individuals plan for what happens to their assets after they die and protects their assets during any period of disability. A comprehensive estate plan can include a will, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives. It is our goal to answer all of your questions regarding the future of how your estate is divided and how to best plan to help your surviving family members.