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Catherine H.
Jacobs

  • Senior Counsel

Many of my clients are dealing with very stressful family situations. Some call me when they’ve reached the end of their rope emotionally. I have a lot of empathy, a calming presence and the ability to craft and implement effective strategies to generate the best possible outcomes for my clients. It’s gratifying to be able to talk them through issues and bring them a little bit of peace, even in the worst of circumstances.

With a Michigan-based practice focused on elder law, Catherine Jacobs provides comprehensive estate and succession planning for individuals, families and businesses. She draws on a deep well of knowledge from her experience owning and operating her own law firm for seven years. In that capacity Catherine helped families plan for their future, provided planning services for the elderly in the areas of Medicaid qualification and assisted clients with loved ones with special needs, in addition to her core trust and estate planning services.

  • Caregiver Resource Network
    • Estate Planning Basics; Elder Law 101; Long Term Care Medicaid Benefits
  • Diocese of Grand Rapids
    • Estate Planning for Engaged Couples; Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs; Estate Planning for Newly Single; Estate Planning for Second Marriages
  • Grand Valley State University
    • Guest Lecturer: Personal Finance – Understanding estate planning tools; Arts and Science Conference Presenter (2016, 2017 and 2018); Estate Planning for Real Property; 5 Things To Do Before You Lose Your Mind
  • Temple Emanuel
    • Planning for Incapacity
  • Moka Foundation and Hemophilia Association of Michigan
    • Estate Planning fo
  • Caregiver Resource Network
    • Estate Planning Basics; Elder Law 101; Long Term Care Medicaid Benefits
  • Diocese of Grand Rapids
    • Estate Planning for Engaged Couples; Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs; Estate Planning for Newly Single; Estate Planning for Second Marriages
  • Grand Valley State University
    • Guest Lecturer: Personal Finance – Understanding estate planning tools; Arts and Science Conference Presenter (2016, 2017 and 2018); Estate Planning for Real Property; 5 Things To Do Before You Lose Your Mind
  • Temple Emanuel
    • Planning for Incapacity
  • Moka Foundation and Hemophilia Association of Michigan
    • Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs
  • Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan
    • Special Needs Planning
  • St. Robert’s (Ada) and St. Paul the Apostle (Grand Rapids)
    • Estate Planning for Engaged Couples; Planning for Incapacity; Trust Funding and Retirement Benefits
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Catherine H.
Jacobs

  • Senior Counsel
Grand Rapids

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Many of my clients are dealing with very stressful family situations. Some call me when they’ve reached the end of their rope emotionally. I have a lot of empathy, a calming presence and the ability to craft and implement effective strategies to generate the best possible outcomes for my clients. It’s gratifying to be able to talk them through issues and bring them a little bit of peace, even in the worst of circumstances.

With a Michigan-based practice focused on elder law, Catherine Jacobs provides comprehensive estate and succession planning for individuals, families and businesses. She draws on a deep well of knowledge from her experience owning and operating her own law firm for seven years. In that capacity Catherine helped families plan for their future, provided planning services for the elderly in the areas of Medicaid qualification and assisted clients with loved ones with special needs, in addition to her core trust and estate planning services.

  • Caregiver Resource Network
    • Estate Planning Basics; Elder Law 101; Long Term Care Medicaid Benefits
  • Diocese of Grand Rapids
    • Estate Planning for Engaged Couples; Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs; Estate Planning for Newly Single; Estate Planning for Second Marriages
  • Grand Valley State University
    • Guest Lecturer: Personal Finance – Understanding estate planning tools; Arts and Science Conference Presenter (2016, 2017 and 2018); Estate Planning for Real Property; 5 Things To Do Before You Lose Your Mind
  • Temple Emanuel
    • Planning for Incapacity
  • Moka Foundation and Hemophilia Association of Michigan
    • Estate Planning fo
  • Caregiver Resource Network
    • Estate Planning Basics; Elder Law 101; Long Term Care Medicaid Benefits
  • Diocese of Grand Rapids
    • Estate Planning for Engaged Couples; Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs; Estate Planning for Newly Single; Estate Planning for Second Marriages
  • Grand Valley State University
    • Guest Lecturer: Personal Finance – Understanding estate planning tools; Arts and Science Conference Presenter (2016, 2017 and 2018); Estate Planning for Real Property; 5 Things To Do Before You Lose Your Mind
  • Temple Emanuel
    • Planning for Incapacity
  • Moka Foundation and Hemophilia Association of Michigan
    • Estate Planning for Loved Ones with Special Needs
  • Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan
    • Special Needs Planning
  • St. Robert’s (Ada) and St. Paul the Apostle (Grand Rapids)
    • Estate Planning for Engaged Couples; Planning for Incapacity; Trust Funding and Retirement Benefits