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Don Rosenberg

1301 W Long Lake Rd
Troy, MI 48098-6328
(248) 641-7070
Fax: (248) 641-7073
Services Offered:
Elder Law Attorney
Don Rosenberg serves Genesee County, MI, Macomb County, MI, Oakland County, MI, Livingston County, MI, Wayne County, MI and more...
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    About My Business
    Senior citizens in the Detroit Tri-County area need a good attorney.

    The Center for Elder Law is a division of The Law Firm of Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras and Mayoras. The Center for Elder Law is a well-known, full-service facility, covering every legal issue affecting the lives of seniors or their families.

    Our attorneys do it all; whether you need to protect assets from a nursing home, qualify seniors for Medicaid, establish a simple will or a comprehensive estate plan, prepare a living trust, set up or administrate an estate, pass through probate proceedings, need a referral to a care managers for nursing home and assisted living placement, enact a Power of Attorney, resolve a family dispute, or other concerns, our lawyers can help. In short there is no part of the legal problems confronting senior citizens and their families that our lawyers cannot handle.

    Too many Detroit-area seniors don't know the importance of having a good lawyer on their side. As experienced and knowledgeable elder law attorneys, our goal is to help you plan for the future and protect and preserve the lifetime of savings that you or your loved ones have worked so hard to accumulate.

    We invite you to explore our web site. In doing so, you will discover how we can help you save you, or your family, up to hundreds of thousands of dollars, through nursing home planning, estate planning or both. In fact, we can help you save this money, even for loved ones already in a nursing home! This is especially important because the average cost of a nursing home in Michigan exceeds $80,000 per year.

    The Center for Elder Law can show you how to use the current Medicaid laws to your advantage. Even with the new laws, there is no reason to spend a lifetime of savings paying for a nursing home! Don't believe the many Medicaid Myths that lead people to believe that Medicaid can't help. For example, you don’t have to spend your lifetime of savings to pay for a nursing home. You don’t usually have to wait five years to qualify for Medicaid after making a gift or transfer. You don't have to lose your home. You can protect your assets even if you or your loved one is already in a nursing home.

    At our law firm, our lawyers work hard to inform our clients of the facts, dispelling the misinformation and myth that surround senior issues. Visit our site immediately if you need legal advice about elder law and estate planning you're in the metro Detroit, Michigan area, including Southfield, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Sterling Heights, Utica, Auburn Hills, Pontiac and all communities within Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe, Livingston, Genesee and St. Clair Counties.

    Since 1970, we have been providing exceptional service to the people of southeastern Michigan in a wide variety of legal matters. Our areas of specialty are:

    Elder Law: Medicaid Planning, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Incapacity Planning, Elder Law Durable Power of Attorneys, Estate Planning, and much more;
    Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, Conservatorships, Guardianships,
    About My Services
    Since 1970, we have been providing exceptional service to the people of southeastern Michigan in a wide variety of legal matters. Our areas of specialty are:

    Elder Law: Medicaid Planning, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Incapacity Planning, Elder Law Durable Power of Attorneys, Estate Planning, and much more;
    Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Powers of Attorney, Special Needs Planning, Planning for Children with Disabilities, etc.;
    Litigation: Commercial Litigation, Probate Litigation such as Estate Disputes, Contested Guardianships and Conservatorships, Personal Injury, Divorce and Family Law, and more;
    Estate Administration and Probate: Descendent Estates, Protective Orders, Trust Administration, Contested Wills (Will Disputes), Contested Guardianships and Conservatorships, etc.;
    Business Law: Purchase and Sales, Limited Liability Companies (LLC's), S Corps, Minority Businesses, Woman-Owned Businesses, Business Formation and Planning, Buy/Sell Agreements, Contracts, etc.;
    Real Estate Law: Closings, Construction and Development, Purchases and Sales, Leases, etc.
    Experience And Credentials
    Don L. Rosenberg

    Principal Partner

    Practice Areas
    ◾Elder Law
    ◾Estate Administration
    ◾Estate Planning including wills, trusts, powers of attorney
    ◾Long Term Care Planning
    ◾Medicaid Planning
    ◾Probate including guardianship and conservatorships
    ◾Special Needs Planning
    ◾Veterans Benefits


    J.D., Juris Doctor, Detroit College of Law
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Michigan State University, with honors


    U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit Court

    Professional & Bar Association Memberships
    ◾Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter – 6th Term
    ◾Delegate and Member of Steering Committee of the National Assembly of the Alzheimer’s Association, Chicago, Illinois
    ◾Public Policy Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter as well as a member of the State Public Policy Council
    ◾Past Chair of Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the State Bar of Michigan and on Governing Council for over nine years
    ◾Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. and listed in the Academy’s Experience Registry since 1991
    ◾Honored again by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Michigan for 2013. Only 5% of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers. Honor received every year beginning in 2009
    ◾Member of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit
    ◾United States Department of Veteran Affairs Accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims
    ◾Member of the National Council on Aging
    ◾Charter Member of Academy of Special Needs Planners
    ◾5 Star
    Wealth Manager by Hour Detroit and dbusiness magazine – area of Estate Planning for 2010, 2011 and 2012

    Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

    **The Five Star Professional research team applies a vigorous research and evaluation process to identify service professionals who provide quality services to their clients. Professionals do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star award winners. The research methodology allows no more than 7% of service professionals in a given market to qualify for the Five Star award. Five Star Professional follows standard survey practices used by other professional research organizations. The research also includes a regulatory review to provide necessary checks and balances.

    Don is a principal partner at BRMM and has been practicing law for more than 30 years. He established an expertise in elder law before the “elder law” term was coined and helped found The Center for Elder Law, a renowned division of BRMM. With a focus on estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning, Veteran’s benefits, end of life care, special needs planning and other specialties, Don blends solid experience with a keen sensitivity and awareness to the emotional challenges that often accompany elder law issues. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his work in the elder law field and co-authored Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia’s: a Guidebook for Care, Comfort, Legal and Financial Security, which was published in 2008.

    His credentials lead him to numerous radio and television appearances, and he speaks extensively for a number of reputable organizations.

    Don also serves as Special Guardian ad Litem for Macomb County.
    Fees And Payment Sources Accepted
    We try in most cases to charge a project/flat fee for most matters. However, when it comes to matters involving court proceedings then we charge hourly rates.

    We accept check or credit card.
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    Hours of Service
    8:30 am to 5:00 p, Monday through Friday. Weekend and other hours by appointment only.
    US Federal EIN
    Issued by U.S. Internal Revenue Service
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