ICLE | Basics of Advising Elderly Clients and Those with Disabilities
Basics of Advising Elderly Clients and Those with Disabilities
| Level: Basic
Cosponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section and the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the State Bar of Michigan
Probate & Estate Planning Certificate Program Required Seminar

Understand the Big Picture When Approaching an Elder or a Disability Law Case

Get the tools you need to effectively deal with complex matters unique to older clients, clients with disabilities, and their families. Some of Michigan’s most experienced elder and disability law lawyers give you practical strategies and planning techniques to handle issues such as incapacity and powers of attorney, Medicaid and Social Security benefits, special needs trusts, and guardianships and conservatorships.

Learn to:

  • Understand how patient advocate designations and financial powers of attorney work
  • Determine what government benefits your client may be entitled to receive
  • Unravel the complexities of Medicaid and VA benefits
  • Use special needs trusts creatively and effectively
  • Establish guardianships and conservatorships
  • Navigate the court system to expedite eligibility determinations
  • Handle administrative hearings and appeals with confidence
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