Eldercare Resources
The Eldercare Resource Articles above are written to help you understand the need for and the process of planning for long term care.
There are four key steps to successful long term care planning.
1. Knowledge & Preparation
2. Proper Funding
3. Using Long Term Care Professionals
4.Creating a Personal Care Plan and Choosing a Care Coordinator
  Law Office of Carol Thomas
Jim Thomas, JD, LL.M., CELA

At the Law Office of Carol M. Thomas, we can assist you with your estate planning so that your loved ones will not have to go through probate.  By having your affairs in order, your family and friends will not have to expend unnecessary time and money to handle your estate.  In instances where probate or a guardian and/or conservator is required, we can assist you as well.

  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Basic Estate Planning Issues
  • General Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Medical Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships

Elder Law and Asset Protection

What will happen to your home, your business and your investments if you can no longer care for yourself? Do you have preparations made in the event you need to move to a nursing home or other facility? Visit the Law Office of Carol M. Thomas Law now to make decisions about the future.

  • Current legal documents to protect assets if one is placed in a nursing home
  • Legally reduce expenses, even after being placed in a nursing home
  • Guidance through the Medicaid eligibility and application process
  • Assistance with Veteran's Benefits eligibility and planning.

Don't make mistakes. This is a complicated field. Please consult someone who specializes in guiding clients through this difficult process of saving assets from nursing home expenses.

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Jim Thomas, JD, LL.M., CELA
Law Office of Carol Thomas

Toll Free: (888) 615-7592

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Saginaw, MI 48604

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 about us

Jim Thomas, Attorney at Law, specializes in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning and Veterans' Benefits. He is a member of the Michigan and Florida Bar, including the Tax and Elder Law sections. Jim is also a member of Elder Counsel and is accredited by the Department of Veterans' Affairs. He is also a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.

Jim received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law and received his LL.M. (Taxation) from the University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law.

 about the MiCPC

The Michigan Care Planning Council provides a listing of care providers and advisors dedicated to helping families find eldercare services and advice.

Integrity, honesty, and a genuine concern for those who are in need of (or may need) long term care are at the heart of our services.