Michigan Elder Law Attorneys Host Free Informational Seminars Throughout Metro Detroit

As more and more men and women are caring for elderly parents and relatives, it is more important than ever to ensure proper understanding of elder law and changes laws to protect aging loved ones.

As part of an ongoing commitment to keep the community informed of the changes in elder law, the attorneys and counselors at Accettura & Hurwitz will be offering a number of seminars throughout metro Detroit designed to discuss “The State of Elder Law.”

P. Mark Accettura will be on hand to discuss several important issues including:

• The use of Ladybird deeds to avoid probate and retain Medicaid eligibility
• Record or not record deeds
• The impact of HIPAA on estate planning
• How to qualify for Medicaid in order to pay for long-term care
• Top-secret Veterans Aid and Attendance benefits
• Planning opportunities available under the 2010 Tax Act
• Asset protection

Accettura is an expert Michigan Elder Law Attorney with 30 years experience has successfully handled the legal care of thousands of seniors and their families. Accettura is a former adjunct professor at  University of Detroit/Mercy School of Law where he taught courses on income taxation, estate, gift tax, pensions and employee benefits.

Accettura is also a frequent lecturer on estate planning topics and is an author of three books with a fourth book on the psychology of elder law and family care being published this summer. Accettura was also the former host of “Law Talk,” a one-hour public access television show in 37 cities in southeastern Michigan.
Accettura’s current titles are:
– Lost and Found: Finding Self-Reliance After the Loss of a Spouse, Collinwood Press, 2001
Michigan Estate Planning Guide 2nd Edition 2002, Collinwood Press, 2002
– Medicaid and Long Term Care in Michigan: Getting Good Care Without Going Broke, Collinwood Press, 2005.

Join Accettura & Hurwitz at the first seminar hosted by the Canton Public Library on April 25 from 3-4:30 p.m. Space is limited. Additional times and dates will be April 26 at Rochester Community House from 2-3:30p.m.; April 27 at Washington Square in Royal Oak from 3:30-5 p.m.; May 3 at MSU Management Education Center Room 106 in Troy from 3-4:30 p.m.; May 4 at Longacre House in Farmington Hills from 3-4:30 p.m.; May 10 at Livonia Community Center from 3-4:30 p.m.; May 16 at Southgate Veterans Memorial Library from 3-4:30 p.m.; May 17 at Warren Community Center from 3:30-5 p.m.

For more information and to reserve a place, call Kim Rapp at 248-848-9409. 

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