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Michigan Elder Law Firm Serving Clients In Bloomfield Hills, Rochester, Detroit And Throughout Michigan

Elder Law encompasses a wide range of practice areas, including long-term care planning, Medicaid planning, estate planning, asset protection, and more.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in all of these areas and are committed to helping seniors, and the people who love them, manage the changes that come with growing older.

In particular, we help families cope with the high cost of long-term care.

Managing The Cost Of Long-term Care

Americans are living longer than ever before. This is good news, but there is a downside: the majority of us will require long-term care at some point in our lives, and 20 percent of us will need long-term care for five years or more.

Long-term care in Michigan is expensive. How expensive? Consider the following statistics:

The average cost of nursing home care in Michigan is over $110,000 per year
In certain situations, long-term care costs considerably more, and costs are expected to rise in the future
Approximately two out of three families exhaust their life savings within two years of a family member entering a nursing home
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We Take A Highly Personal Approach To Helping Our Clients Achieve Goals Like These And Many More.

Fortunately, we can help you qualify for assistance from Medicaid and other sources to pay for the care you need while simultaneously preserving your life savings. We can help you plan in advance for the possibility of needing long-term care in the future. We can even protect your hard-earned assets if you are already in a nursing home or must move to one soon.

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  •  I first met Mike Rutkowski when my mom needed to update her estate plan, Will and establish a “Living Trust”. In the year that followed, Mike provided us with continuous support through challenges in Probate Court by mom’s family and subsequent revisions to mom’s estate plan and Will. Since mom’s passing, Mike has continued to give me great support as the Trustee of her estate. Recently, I chose Mike’s firm to set up my own Will and Trust. Rutkowski Law Firm and its staff have been a constant support to me at every step of the process. I would recommend Rutkowski Law Firm to any and every one for issues related to Wills, Trusts, Probate, etc. Definitely a reputable firm to trust with your life planning. I give my highest recommendation to this firm for their honesty, integrity and reliability.

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  •  After procrastinating for many years I finally decided to get my will and trust done. I expected it to be a lengthy and cumbersome process but I was pleasantly surprised! I chose Rutkowski Law Firm because I saw an ad in the local paper and they were convenient to where I lived. What I got was “white glove” treatment, a very professional and friendly staff, and most importantly, immediate response to all my questions and concerns. I worked with Michael Rutkowski and Trisha Harris—a great team! Without hesitation I would recommend them to anyone looking to get their “affairs in order”.

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