VA Changes Looming

By Chalgian & Tripp on February 12, 2015

The Veterans Administration recently announced proposed changes to policy with respect to the increasingly popular Aid and Attendance enhanced pension program.  This program...
I realized the other day there are a handful of things I never tire of watching.  One of those is probate court proceedings.  Admittedly I watch probate court proceedings in...
Here’s another balance that’s hard to strike – and hard to help clients understand and decide. Typical example: Husband and wife have been married 50 years.  They are both...

More Thoughts On Our Durable Power of Attorney Law

By Chalgian & Tripp on December 19, 2012

In an earlier post I reported on changes to MCL 700.5501 brought about by Public Act 141 of 2012.  In this post I would like to point out some other intriguing aspects of this...
Michigan Probate Estate Journal

Planning for clients who need long term care is not always about Medicaid. Many clients may be eligible for other benefi ts, most notably the “Aid and Attendance” Pension (A&A) which is available to many veterans and their surviving spouses through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)…