Books

The Michigan Estate Planning Guide 2nd Ed. | A book by P. Mark Accettura | Elder Law MIThe Michigan Estate Planning Guide 2nd Ed.

A handy reference written for laypersons & professionals. Also available on Amazon

The book explores common estate planning topics from the Michigan resident’s perspective including wills, durable powers of attorney, and revocable living trusts. Along with more sophisticated estate planning tools such as irrevocable trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and family limited partnerships are explained in understandable terms. Read More….


Medicaid and Long Term Care | A book by P. Mark Accettura | Elder Law MIMedicaid and Long Term Care

2006 Supplement Medicaid and Long Term Care in MichiganThe Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (the “Act”) was signed by the President February 8, 2006. Several lawsuits were immediately filed claiming that the Act is unconstitutional due to the fact that the versions of the Act signed by the Senate and House differed (the Senate and House are supposed to approve identical legislation before it can be signed by the President). The possibility that the courts will conclude that the Act is unconstitutional is uncertain at best. All indications are that the Act is here to stay. The Act makes significant changes to Medicaid law (and other laws outside the scope of this 2006 Supplement) and the Medicaid planning discussed in Medicaid and Long Term Care in Michigan. Read More….


Lost & Found | A Book by P. Mark Accettura | Elder Law MILOST AND FOUND

Finding Self-Reliance after the loss of a spouse.
by P. Mark Accettura, Esq.

The book is designed to assist surviving spouses, those planning for the eventual loss of a spouse and the families of surviving spouses in the grieving process and in navigating the complex legal, governmental, financial and accounting requirements associated with the death of a loved one. Introduction written by Dorothy E. Deremo, Hospice of Michigan Read More….


Blood & Money | A Book by P. Mark Accettura | Elder Law MIBlood & Money

Why families fight over inheritance and what to do about it.
by P. Mark Accettura, Esq.
Introduction Only

One way or another, inheritance touches almost everyone, and most of us either know or fear conflict after a death in the family. But what is it that so often drives people to wage war against their own flesh and blood over a loved one’s estate? Read More….