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Elder Law

Travis Dafoe is a trustworthy local attorney from Frankenmuth, MI committed to his clients in Elder Law. Contact us today for any legal advice that you may need! To schedule an appointment with us you can call us at (989) 321-2330 or you can submit an online form by clicking here.

imagesNAELA, The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, explains Elder Law and Special Needs Law as follows:
Elder and Special Needs Law are specialized areas that involve representing, counseling and assisting seniors, people with disabilities and their families in connection with a wide variety of legal issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life for individuals. Typically, Elder Law and Special Needs Law address the convergence of legal needs with the social, psychological, medical, and financial needs of individuals. The Elder Law and Special Needs Law attorney handles estate planning and counsels clients about planning for incapacity with health care decision-making documents. The Elder and Special Needs Law attorney also assists clients in planning for possible long-term care needs, including at-home care, assisted living, or [skilled nursing care facilities or nursing homes]. Locating the appropriate type of care, coordinating public and private resources to finance the cost of care and working to ensure the client’s right to quality care are all part of the Elder and Special Needs Law practice. https://www.naela.org/Public/About_NAELA/Fact_Sheets/About_Elder_Law_and_Special_Needs_Law_Brief.aspx

Dafoe Law is a member of the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association. Dafoe Law uses Life Care Planning to help children get the best care for mom or dad. It provides guidance for elders moving through the long-term care process. It is piece of mind that someone is helping to look after mom and dad.

What is Life Care Planning:
It is a boutique practice streamlined solely to meet the needs of the elder client facing the long-term care process. We focus on maximizing the quality of life and independence while preserving assets from the high cost of care. We provide assistance with legal, financial, and care related challenges elders face.

It is also a holistic approach to the care needs of elders. The attorney works with our in-house Elder Care Coordinator and your financial planner to make a plan that best fits the individual elder. We also work closely with community resources to ensure that the most appropriate reassures are being utilized and the best care provided.  Click here to see our Elder Care Coordinator’s Biography.

Elder Law

Dafoe Law is a member of the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association, which provides holistic, interdisciplinary elder law solutions for our clients. We advocate and plan for the elders in your life to receive the best care available.  Learn more or call about a seminar.

Veteran Benefits

Dafoe Law, PLLC will help you file and acquire your veteran benefits. Dafoe Law, PLLC can also help with any other issues related to property including health and medical care, disability benefits, and veterans benefits for surviving spouses.

Medicaid Rules & Planning

Dafoe Law, PLLC will help you understand and plan for Medicaid benefits. Dafoe Law, PLLC can also help with any other issues related to Annuities and Medicaid planning including, disability benefits, senior living, and more.

Real Estate Law

Dafoe Law, PLLC will help you prepare deeds and purchase agreements. Dafoe Law, PLLC can also help with any other issues related to property including boundary disputes, encroachment and title issues. Dafoe Law, PLLC also has experience with land contracts and foreclosure of land contracts.


Estate Planning

Estate Planning is so important, that’s why it’s one of our most active areas of practice. This includes: wills, trusts, financial powers of attorney and medical powers of attorney.

Trust Litigation

Administering a trust can be a challenging process. Dafoe Law, PLLC guides the trustee as they navigate the directions from the trust. Dafoe Law, PLLC is also experienced in litigation that arises out of the administration of a trust.

Why trust your personal legal matters to a big, impersonal firm…

When a local attorney from Frankenmuth can get you the results you really want?

Local attorney Travis Dafoe is a Saginaw County native with five+ years of legal experience. His Frankenmuth legal practice focuses on estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate law, business law and elder law.

Mr. Dafoe is admitted to practice law in Michigan state and federal courts, and he is well qualified to assist you with your personal legal matters.

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Every month, one in 10 older adults worldwide experience some form of abuse. But with only 1 in 24 cases of elder abuse reported, the true figures are likely to be much greater. And with an increasing aging population in the United States and beyond, so will be the problem. By 2050, the global population of people aged 60 and older is predicted will more than double, from 900 million in 2015 to about 2 billion.

For information about Elder Abuse and Recognizing Elder Abuse, please visit http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/.