Elder Lawyer Serving Livonia

Elder Lawyer Serving Livonia

As we age, we frequently need support and assistance with medical, financial, and personal affairs. Legal assistance for older adults falls within the scope of elder law, which can extend into a wide range of legal disciplines, including estate planning, guardianship and conservatorship, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security law, and consumer protection. An elder law attorney needs extensive legal knowledge and experience.

Although helping older adults can require significant resources, it also demands a personal touch. The law firm of Bingham Legal Group PC combines small firm attention with big firm knowledge and service. We have over 20 years of experience in various practice areas to provide clients and families with full-service legal representation. Our attorneys use their knowledge and insight to give you the valuable counsel and guidance you need to make crucial decisions throughout your life.

When you or a loved one needs assistance with daily affairs, having a plan that provides the assistance and support you need can give you and your family peace of mind. Contact Bingham Legal Group PC for an initial case evaluation with an elder law attorney to learn how we can help you prepare an effective estate plan or get the support and services you need.

Why Choose an Elder Lawyer from Bingham Legal Group PC?

When you need to plan for your golden years or protect the rights and interests of an older loved one, an elder law attorney can provide you with informed advice and advocacy. Having experienced legal representation provides the reassurance that you have someone looking out for your interests and future. For years, clients have trusted the legal team at Bingham Legal Group PC for help with elder law issues because of:

  • Our Personalized Service – Our attorneys recognize personal attention and responsive communication as the keys to effective client service. When you turn to our firm for help with elder legal services, you can expect to work directly with a seasoned elder lawyer. Our firm will take the time to sit down with you to discuss your needs and goals to develop tailored legal solutions.
  • Our Flexibility – As a smaller firm, we have the flexibility to react to developments and challenges that may arise for our clients.
  • Our Efficiency – Our firm can provide top-quality legal advice and advocacy without the added expenses or layers of costs that larger law firms can have.

Our Elder Law Services

At Bingham Legal Group PC, our elder law attorneys help individuals and families with:

  • Estate Planning – Our elder law attorneys can help you or a loved one develop a tailored estate plan that includes tools to help you and your family during your or your loved one’s final years, including Medicaid trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives or living wills. Knowing that your affairs are in order can give you and your family peace of mind.
  • Long-Term Planning – Our legal team can assist you or a loved one with various long-term planning goals, such as living trusts, Medicaid trusts, long-term nursing care, or end-of-life care.
  • Medicare and Medicaid Planning – Our firm can help you establish trusts as part of a comprehensive Medicare or Medicaid plan to ensure you or an older loved one can access the government benefits and resources you may need for nursing home or long-term care while protecting your assets and wealth to pass on to family.
  • Powers of Attorney – A durable power of attorney can help an older person by giving a trusted loved one authority to manage their financial, legal, and medical affairs.
  • Social Security Benefits – We can help you navigate and resolve questions or issues with Social Security benefits, including applying for SSDI or SSI and determining when to begin accepting Social Security retirement benefits.
  • Veterans Benefits – Our firm also helps military veterans access and manage benefits from the Department of Defense or Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship – Our attorneys can help families establish guardianships or conservatorships for vulnerable older loved ones, ensuring that a trusted family member can look out for a loved one’s safety, health, and legal, financial, and personal interests.
  • Healthcare Decision-Making – We can help you establish healthcare powers of attorney, healthcare directives, and living wills to ensure that you have a trusted family member or friend to make healthcare or end-of-life decisions on your behalf if you cannot do so yourself.
  • Housing and Transportation – Our firm can help older adults access government and private resources to help pay for housing, including nursing home services and transportation to medical appointments or other services.
  • Consumer Protection – Our attorneys advocate for the rights and interests of older adults who become the victims of scams or unscrupulous businesses.
  • Elder Abuse or Neglect – When a loved one has suffered abuse or neglect at the hands of caregivers, let our firm help your family pursue accountability and justice.

How Can an Elder Lawyer Help Your Family?

When you or an older loved one need help managing your affairs, an elder law attorney from Bingham Legal Group PC can help you by:

  • Creating and updating estate plans, including wills, trusts, beneficiary designations, and powers of attorney
  • Developing long-term care plans, including powers of attorney, healthcare proxies, conservatorship, or guardianship
  • Applying for Social Security disability benefits, Medicare, or Medicaid
  • Advocating for your loved one and family in guardianship or conservatorship proceedings
  • Investigating and pursuing accountability for elder abuse or neglect
  • Protecting older adults from creditors or scammers

Contact an Elder Law Attorney to Discuss Your Legal Options Today

When you or a loved one needs elder law services, let the team at Bingham Legal Group PC provide you with the advice and advocacy you need to protect your rights, interests, and future. Contact us today for a confidential consultation with an experienced elder law attorney to discuss your legal options for resolving the issues you face now or might experience in the future.

Directions to Our Office in Bingham Farms, MI

We have a conveniently located office at 30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 360, in Bingham Farms, Michigan. To get to our office:

From the North:
  1. Start by heading south on I-75 S.
  2. Take exit 69 for Big Beaver Rd/16 Mile Rd.
  3. Turn right onto Big Beaver Rd/16 Mile Rd.
  4. Continue on Big Beaver Rd until you reach Telegraph Rd.
  5. Turn left onto Telegraph Rd.
  6. Continue south on Telegraph Rd for approximately 2 miles.
  7. Turn right into the office complex at 30100 Telegraph Rd.
  8. Proceed to Suite 360.
From the South:
  1. Start by heading north on M-10 N (Lodge Freeway).
  2. Take exit 18A to merge onto US-24 N/Telegraph Rd.
  3. Continue north on Telegraph Rd for approximately 5 miles.
  4. Turn left into the office complex at 30100 Telegraph Rd.
  5. Proceed to Suite 360.
From the East:
  1. Start by heading west on I-696 W.
  2. Take exit 10 to merge onto US-24 N/Telegraph Rd.
  3. Continue north on Telegraph Rd for approximately 3 miles.
  4. Turn left into the office complex at 30100 Telegraph Rd.
  5. Proceed to Suite 360.
From the West:
  1. Start by heading east on I-696 E.
  2. Take exit 5 for US-24 N/Telegraph Rd.
  3. Turn left onto US-24 N/Telegraph Rd.
  4. Continue north on Telegraph Rd for approximately 3 miles.
  5. Turn left into the office complex at 30100 Telegraph Rd.
  6. Proceed to Suite 360.