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Free Memory Screenings

Are you concerned about your memory?Carrier Law is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Alliance at Michigan State University to offer FREE memory screenings.A memory screening is conducted by a trained memory screening administrator and can help determine if further evaluation is needed. A screening cannot diagnose...

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Carrier Law at the Walk to End Alzheimers

We will fight until there’s a cure!

We will fight until there's a cure! The fight to end Alzheimer's is a cause particularly dear to Carrier Law. We've seen firsthand the devastating effects of this disease, and we're dedicated to doing our part to get closer to a cure. Every September, we...

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Silent Auction to Benefit Widowed Persons Service

Enjoy an evening of friendship, wine, and hors d'oeuvres to help raise funds for services that support widowed community members. Carrier Law is proud to return as a sponsor and invites you to attend as our guest!DATE Thursday, November 7, 2019TIME 6:00 – 8:00PMPLACE Grand Rapids Yacht Club 740...

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Health Care documents: what do you need?

A health care crisis can arise in an instant – even for the healthiest person – so every estate plan should have a health care component. This provides the powers and instructions to your loved ones and doctors to carry out your wishes should you...

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The SECURE Act – what does it really secure?

The House of Representatives has passed a bill that could mean changes for all Americans with the most common type of retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Proposed changes to retirement reflect the realities facing many workers today.The SECURE Act...

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HIPAA Carrier Law

HIPAA, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Carrier Law has added to its Estate Planning and Elder Law arsenal of tools a HIPAA authorization in accordance to the Health Insurance and Accountability Act’s provisions. What is HIPAA? HIPAA is an abbreviation for “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act”. In 1996, Congress enacted HIPAA to...

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Passing away without Will Estate Grand Rapids Michigan

What happens to your Estate if you die without a will?

by Molly Black, Director of Legal ServicesIf a Michigan resident dies without a will, otherwise known as dying intestate, the intestacy laws under the Estates and Protected Individuals Code ("EPIC") dictate who will inherit the property of the decedent. This provides for an inflexible pattern...

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