Accettura & Hurwitz, handles the legal needs of senior citizens and their heirs, of young workers and couples planning for their retirement, and of military veterans seeking their benefits.
As estate planners, our goal is to minimize or eliminate taxes, avoid probate, allow you to control the disposition of your assets both during life and after death, and preserve the assets of elders in need of assisted living or nursing home care.
Our other specialties include Medicaid planning and dispute resolution.
In 2011, our attorneys’ efforts earned Accettura & Hurwitz Hour magazine’s 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager Award, an honor based on clients’ overall satisfaction.
Our firm’s attorneys have provided legal assistance to thousands of clients throughout Michigan, while P. Mark Accettura’s books, articles, and columns have provided authoritative information to thousands more across the United States.
We needed some deed paperwork done for my dad while he was in hospice. Mark Accettura met with us, explained everything, and quickly produced the necessary forms. This was a very difficult time for us, and he really took care of us. Thank you.
These gentlemen have been helping me through a very difficult time in my life. They are honest, patient and knowledgeable. I highly recommend them for both estate planning and elder care help and advice!
My wife and I have used the services of Accettura and Hurwitz and have been very pleased. Everyone is professional and efficient and nothing is hidden, no surprises and all fees explained. I would recommend them to anyone needing legal services.
As is our custom, this semiannual correspondence is intended to keep you abreast of developments in estate and elder law. The following is a brief summary of noteworthy developments since our last communication Although we’re still working on the finishing touches, we have fully moved our former Farmington Hills location to our new Farmington headquarters. In this issue: Major Changes in VA Rules Is your Estate Plan or Will in Place?Continue Reading
It has been widely reported that Aretha Franklin had no estate plan, not even a Will. While the majority of Americans fail to plan, Aretha’s case cried out for special care. Her eldest child is special needs, and she left substantial assets including a tail of music royalties that will continue for generations. Despite the repeated efforts of her attorney, Aretha refused to act. Why? There are many reasons that people fail to plan their estate, but the principal reason is fear of the unknown.Continue Reading
Take the unfortunate case of Kathleen Dehmlow Studies have shown that relationships with family and friends directly impact the length and quality of our life. The loving relationships we nurture during life are a gift for your family that is our true legacy. Having a life plan and an up-to-date estate plan make life’s transitions easier and is a statement to your family that you care. Conversely, toxic ways of being and failure to plan send a much different message to those we leave behind.Continue Reading