Matt is an Attorney and Shareholder with Foster Swift, Southfield as Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC Attorneys spans Michigan in DETROIT | SOUTHFIELD | LANSING | GRAND RAPIDS | HOLLAND | ST. JOSEPH.
This interview covers Elder Law, as May is Elder Law Month.
Hear Matt and Jeffrey discuss this topic by clicking on the PodCast shared below:
Matt reviews what the business community should know as the nation’s population continues to age, Such as what steps employers have to take to help accommodate employees that may be having difficulty maintaining work productivity as they are having to juggle a full-time job, in addition to taking care of their elderly parents.
The interview goes on to cover; How employers can best support employees as more adults face caring for elderly parents.
§ Benefits to offer
§ Resources to provide
§ How offering flexibility/resources can help with recruiting and retention.
Matthew Fedor focuses his practice on helping individuals and families in estate planning, business law, probate, trust and estate administration, elder law guardianships and conservatorships, and litigation in these areas. This combination of practice areas allows him to counsel clients on wealth strategies for their business and personal assets as well as create various limited liability companies and ancillary trusts for this purpose.
Matt has a unique perspective due to his experience in representing both families and business owners and is able to counsel clients regarding protecting their assets and planning for the transfer of those assets to the next generation. Matt represents businesses as their general counsel, advising them in various aspects of the business cycle from choice of entity at start up, buy-sell agreements, real estate transactions, contract review and negotiation, acquisitions, through the eventual sale or dissolution.
Elder law and the areas related to an aging population are becoming more important in the way Matt counsels clients. Estate planning is an important and vital part of that process and Matt takes the time to gather the personal information and histories of clients, recommending a plan that can include tax planning, asset protection, Medicaid planning, guardianships and conservatorships, specifically tailored to the clients’ needs. Matt is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Since 1902, Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC has provided comprehensive legal services to businesses, municipalities and individuals. The firm employs 100-plus attorneys in Lansing, Detroit, Southfield, Grand Rapids, Holland and St. Joseph. For more information about the firm, its attorneys and to access recent publications, visit www.fosterswift.com.