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Elder Law


As people are living longer, they are facing increasingly sophisticated legal needs. Our elder law attorneys help aging and disabled individuals, and their families and caregivers, navigate complex and emotionally difficult issues related to health care, housing, insurance, independence, disability, guardianship and planning for long term care. We are devoted to helping our clients prepare for their retirement, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and wealth preservation needs.


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Catherine Jacobs
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Laura Morris

Honors & Accolades

Catherine Jacobs was given the Jerry O’Bee Award in November 2018 by the Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan for her work with the Caregivers Resource Network (CRN).

Laura Morris was named Grand Rapids Trusts and Estates Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2019.

Case Studies



Dec 2020
December 07, 2020

Understanding Nursing Home Medicaid and Long-Term Care Qualification


Long-term care is complicated. Medicaid is complicated. Trying to figure out how to qualify for long-term care Medicaid programs is complicated. There are many pitfalls that could be very...

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