Elder Law in Clayton, Michigan
Legal Services for Seniors in Clayton
Are you searching for a qualified elder law attorney in Clayton to work to ensure that your family is prepared to weather the loss of yourself or a loved one? Talking about elder issues, whether yours or those of a loved one is often awkward and complicated.
Discussing a plan for handling legal matters after a life-altering health event or death is never pleasant. However, taking action today will help ease stress and confusion tomorrow. If you are faced with an emergency, decisions become more critical and more difficult. Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC has been working with local families in Clayton on senior legal issues for more than 122 years, and can help you to prepare trusts, wills, and estates with compassion and care.
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Clayton Legal Services to Protect Your Assets
Elder law is the legal practice pertaining to issues that affect our aging population. At its core is the establishment of safeguards to protect the assets you have worked so hard to build and to ensure that they are passed on to the people you cherish. Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC's elder service offerings are expansive, covering many aspects related to estates, health care and wills.
Clayton elder law services provided by Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC include:
- Estate planning
- Tax law
- Disability and long-term care issues
The caring attorneys at Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC can help you structure a financial plan that will enable you to live a financially secure retirement. We provide legal planning services, that are simple and direct, so that you understand the options available and how your estate can best be structured to protect you and your heirs.
Legal Planning for Incapacity and Death
Are you prepared for a health emergency? When a stroke, accident or other life-changing event occurs, your life can be altered in an instant. If you are suddenly unable to communicate, will your wishes be known and communicated to your family? Do you have a designated family member who will take over control of your estate, whether short-term or permanently? These are the types of considerations Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC helps families prepare for, and build contingencies around.
When you call (517) 684-2864 and arrange to sit down with a legal team member from Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC, we'll walk you through the maze of legal documents and make sure that you have a full understanding of how legal issues will impact you. Rest assured that you will be given the tools to remain in control of your assets, not the state of Michigan.
It may seem easier to put off the unpleasant task of planning for incapacity or death in the short term. However, if you take control of your life and future assets now, while you are able, you will have the power to remove this burden from your family and loved ones later. Working with Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC to create an estate plan will keep you in the driver's seat. It's the most loving gift you can give to your family - protecting your life and property as well as theirs.
Clayton Will Writing Services
When assets and bequests are simple, folks often choose to write their own will. As long as you comply with Michigan laws, your last will and testament should stand up in a court of law, and it will be executed as planned.
But if you own land, investment accounts, and/or own a business in Clayton writing a will is more complicated. Gaining assistance from a qualified law firm, such as Mark A. Jackson & Associates, PLLC, is a wise decision.
We'll guide you through the process of putting your accounts in order and designating an executor who will follow your wishes and correctly distribute your assets. When you call (517) 684-2864 to schedule a consultation, we'll arrange a convenient time to meet with you and discuss your goals.
The following are other pieces of information we'll ask about as we create your last will and testament:
- Selecting your will executor, the person who will carry out your directives
- Identifying and assigning heirs
- The naming of a guardian for any minors or dependents
- Dividing property and assets including real estate, retirement accounts, and bank accounts
- Assigning any other tangible assets and special collectibles, etc.
Call (517) 684-2864 and let our trusted elder legal team assist you with navigating the challenging laws affecting seniors today. Protect what you've worked so hard to build and know that your wishes shall be honored and shared with relevant family members.
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