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Jane A. Bassett

2045 Hogback Rd
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105-9732
Phone: (734) 930-9200
Fax: (734) 930-9942
Elder Law Advisory Board Member
Practice areas: Probate/Estate Planning, Elder Law

In private practice, Jane A. Bassett focuses on probate, elder law, and domestic partnership family issues, including estate planning, second-parent adoption, probate administration, special needs trusts, nursing home and Medicaid issues, and elder abuse and exploitation. She is a founding member and current vice-president of the Coalition for Adoption Rights Equality, Inc., a group that promotes legal recognition of parent-child relationships regardless of the gender or marital status of the parents. Ms. Bassett is a charter member of the National Family Law Advisory Committee of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and has been a speaker at national law conferences on LGBT family law. She is also a past member of the board of advisors for the Housing Bureau for Seniors connected with Turner Geriatric Clinic at the University of Michigan and a past founding board member of Cambios, Inc., a Lenawee County nonprofit organization focused on eliminating discrimination through multicultural reading programs. A graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Law School, Ms. Bassett is herself a licensed foster parent and an adoptive parent.

Featured ICLE Contributions:

Elder Law Certificate Program
Elder Law Institute, 2nd Annual (Seminar)
Advising Same-Sex Clients After Obergefell (Seminar)
Run Your Probate and Estate Planning Practice (Seminar)
Probate & Estate Planning Institute, 58th Annual (Seminar)