House Passes Health Package with SNT Fairness Act

Today, the House passed a major health care package that included the Special Needs Trust (SNT) Fairness Act. The SNT Fairness Act would allow individuals with disabilities, who have capacity, to set up their own special needs trust.  In September, the House passed an amended version of the SNT Fairness Act that contained several additional… Read More »

Check Out Our New Elder Care Whiteboard Videos!

We have spoken at hundreds of events over the years about Michigan Estate Planning, Elder Law and other senior issues.  Whether we are talking to seniors, business organizations, government offices or other groups, there is one common comment we get:  “We understand you.  You actually speak in plain English, not like most lawyers”.  We have… Read More »

A Livingston County Special Needs Attorney’s Take on the ABLE Act and New Savings Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

Thanks to a new law passed in Congress last month, disabled individuals will no longer have to choose between saving a small nest-egg for future care expenses or preserving long-term eligibility for low-income benefits such as Medicaid or Supplemental Social Security Insurance (SSI).   Under the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, individuals with… Read More »

Special Planning For Special Needs

Special Needs Planning Attorney in Michigan Glenn Matecun (517) 548-7400 helps clients plan for the care of their special needs child. Call or send an email for a free consultation. The mere idea wrenches the heart of any parent: if untimely death or disability strikes, who will care for your children?  Most of us recognize… Read More »