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What is the difference between a Will and a Trust?
Most of us have heard the legal terms "will" and "trust", but not everyone knows the differences between the two. Both are useful estate planning devices that serve different purposes. Both can also work together to create a complete estate plan.
Things to Consider About Long-Term Care
Since we truly do not have a crystal ball, we cannot see into the future to determine if you will need long-term care. You may never need it, but an unexpected accident, illness, or injury can change your needs, sometimes suddenly. The best time to think about long-term care is before you need it.
The Benefits of Estate Planning
Estate planning may not always be the happiest topic, but it can have good benefits for the future of your family if something should happen. Beginning your estate planning can also be intimidating, but Woods Law Office can help you create the best plan for you and your family. This article explains why you really shouldn’t wait to begin estate planning.
What Does An Elder Law Attorney Do?
Elder law attorneys handle many different legal matters that affect our older or disabled loved ones.
Call The Woods Law Office When You Need an Estate Law Attorney
Estate law attorneys are responsible for handling an individual’s accumulated assets after they pass away. These professionals ensure that family members adhere to last requests and wishes and that all items in wills are carried out legally and correctly. At The Woods Law Office, we pride ourselves on the fact that we are the leading elder law attorneys in Southeast Michigan, and we can expertly handle your estate planning needs.
Holiday Travel Tips for Seniors from the Senior Law Experts at The Woods Law Office
At The Woods Law Office, we specialize in senior law, elder crisis management, asset protection, estate planning, veterans benefits, and Michigan Nursing Home Medicaid eligibility. We also offer information and advice for elderly Michigan residents and their families. For example, because holiday travel season is drawing near, we have a few safety tips for senior travelers.
Woods Law Office Celebrates Caregiver Appreciation Day
Woods Law Office can help with power of attorney issues, elder estate planning, Medicaid planning, and more. We can assist families in ensuring that elderly family members receive the best care, protection, and planning for the future.
Estate Planning Tips for Seniors and their Families
The caring and accredited elder law attorneys at Woods Law Office can guide you through the estate planning process. We can expertly answer your questions and address your family’s concerns while thoroughly discussing your options.
An Elder Abuse Attorney Can Help You Protect Your Aging Loved Ones
If suspect that an elderly person in your life has experienced mistreatment, you can speak up on their behalf with the help of an experienced elder abuse attorney from Woods Law Office.
A Question for an Elder Care Lawyer: Should Family Members Receive Compensation as Caregivers?
When it comes to senior family members, don’t leave anything to chance. Make sure that their rights – and yours – are protected by hiring the leading elder law firm in Michigan.
Infinity Yacht Cruise Event Sponsored by Woods Elder Law
The Woods Law Office will be sponsoring the Infinity Yacht Cruise event benefiting the Alzheimer Association. This event will take place in Lake St. Clair, June 21st at 5:45 pm. To buy your tickets go to www.eventbrite.com
The Aid and Attendance Veteran Benefit
Veterans in the United States are eligible for a variety of programs and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The eligibility for veteran benefits is commonly based upon their discharge from active military service. Veteran benefits might not apply for veterans who had a dishonorable discharge.
DPOAs…When and How to Activate them
Listen and learn about what to do when the home is no longer safe and Assisted Living or Memory Care is needed. Thursday, February 22nd at 5:30 pm
Successful Estate Planning
Elder Care Attorneys often hear their clients say: “I would rather give our estate to a charity than to have our children fight over it”.
Projected: 2016 Veterans Pension Benefit Rates
COLA (Cost of Living Adjustment) has been Slotted to Remain the Same for 2016; How does this affect Veterans Pension Benefits?