Links to Estate Planning Laws

http://www.legislature.mi.gov
Chapter 700 is the Michigan Estates and Protected Individuals Code (EPIC).

http://courts.co.calhoun.mi.us
EPIC questions and answers

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov
Federal Estate tax laws


Links to Information on Estate Planning and Probate


http://www.Michbar.org
Self-help information about wills

http://www.abanet.org
American Bar Association information about probate and trust law

http://www.law.cornell.edu
Free legal information from Cornell University.



Links to Information on Elder Law


http://www.nih.gov/nia
National Institute on Aging information on issues affecting the elderly.

http://www.aoa.gov/
The Eldercare Locator directs you to your Area Agency on Aging, where you will receive information on local long-term care resources.

http://www.alfa.org
The Assisted Living Federation of America

http://www.aahsa.org
The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

National Association of State Units on Aging
Phone: 202-898-2578
The Association provides callers with a list of facilities and can find your local Long-Term Care Ombudsman.

The National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
Phone: 202-332-2275
This group has a list of publications on Nursing Home resources available at your request.

http://www.medicare.gov
The government provides a free handbook called Medicare and You, as well as other information.

ElderCare Locator
Phone: 1-800-677-1116
Provides assistance in finding assisted living facilities in Michigan.

Citizens for Better Care
www.cbcmi.org
Provides information on how Michigan facilities have scored on DHS inspections.


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