Ann Arbor, Michigan Estate Planning Services

Comprehensive estate planning covers nearly every aspect of life. It begins with protecting yourself and your personal dignity, and extends to protecting your loved ones and your hard-earned assets.

Learn more below about how Legacy Law Center offers comprehensive help with a variety of planning needs. Contact our Estate Planning team and learn about how we can help you. Based in Ann Arbor, we serve families throughout Washtenaw County and in the surrounding Michigan communities.

Estate Planning Fundamentals

Estate Planning Fundamentals

Estate Planning Fundamentals Estate Planning Fundamentals Many people are led to believe that Estate Planning is only for the wealthy or that it is only used at death to distribute assets. The reality is that every family should have a comprehensive Estate Plan of their own. Thi… Read More
Long-Term Care / Medicaid / Medicare

Long-Term Care / Medicaid / Medicare

Long-Term Care / Medicaid / Medicare Elder law is another aspect of estate planning, focusing primarily on the needs of families and individuals as they age. Issues of aging include senior housing and home care, long-term (or nursing home) care, guardianships and health care documents,… Read More
Veterans Benefits

Veterans Benefits

Veterans Benefits Many families struggle to provide necessary care for aging or disabled Veterans or their surviving spouses. Unfortunately, most of these families are unaware of an important benefit available through the Department of Veterans Affairs to which their… Read More
Probate & Estate Administration

Probate & Estate Administration

Probate & Estate Administration Probate and estate administration are the processes through which estate assets are transferred after death. When probate avoidance planning has not been implemented prior to death, Michigan will require a probate court proceeding if the deceased was… Read More
Charitable Planning

Charitable Planning

Charitable Planning At Legacy Law Center, we encourage and assist the tradition of giving to charitable causes. In addition to the many personal rewards inherent in making a charitable gift, most gifts also provide a current charitable income tax deduction. Some charita… Read More
Special Needs

Special Needs

Special Needs Special needs estate planning focuses on providing for the special needs of our loved ones with disabilities when we are no longer there to organize and advocate on their behalf. Parents of children with special needs must make careful estate plannin… Read More

Special Needs Planning

There are several types of trusts to assist with the special challenges of special needs planning. The most common types are Support Trusts and Special Needs Trusts. Read More

Resources

Planning for your loved one with special needs requires extensive research to become a well-educated advocate. You will want to keep up-to-date on the latest medical, educational, financial, and legal changes. Legacy Law Center provides assistance to… Read More

Calculators

These calculators can help you project the future expenses of an individual with special needs. Read More
Estate Tax Planning

Estate Tax Planning

Estate Tax Planning Historically speaking, the federal estate tax is an excise tax levied on the transfer of a person’s assets after death. In actuality, it is neither a death tax nor an inheritance tax, but more accurately a transfer tax. There are three distinct… Read More
Business Succession Planning

Business Succession Planning

Business Succession Planning It would be an understatement to say that family businesses are the backbone of the American economy. Some 90 percent of all businesses in this country are either family-owned or family-controlled. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors, represent… Read More
Medicaid Crisis Planning

Medicaid Crisis Planning

Medicaid Crisis Planning If you or a loved one has experienced a sudden illness or serious accident, you understand how abruptly everything can change. Are you or a loved one suddenly in need of nursing home care? Read More
Asset Protection

Asset Protection

Asset Protection Asset protection planning involves making prudent decisions today to protect yourself, your business, and your hard-earned assets from loss due to lawsuits, creditors or bankruptcies. This type of legal planning is especially prudent for professional… Read More

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