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Contesting A Will
I recently read a MarketWatch post regarding the contesting of a will where the writer's mother-in-law left everything to her second husband. The writer was wondering if her children could contest the will and what the resulting outcome might be. The
Adverse Possession – What is That?
People often become irrational when it comes to the possession of land, and why not? There is substantial emotional and sentimental attachment to family cottages and land. In Michigan I frequently hear of disputes over lot lines, the edge of
Orphaned Children & The Benefits of a Trust
Today’s blog post may seem dark, but it is a way for children to be covered financially in the event they become orphaned. Once an orphaned child gets the insurance money what should they do? Today's blog covers that by highlighting the need for
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Succession Planning for the Family Cottage
The sun is setting on another Michigan summer. Many families are spending their time on a Lake Michigan beach vacation or at the “family cottage”. Many times these cottages stay in the family for generations, and that’s how their owners want it.
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Why I do Not Work With Legal Benefit Programs
I sometimes get asked why I don’t work with legal benefit programs. The thing is, they are good for basic legal services but do not provide the depth of services many actually require. That’s what today’s blog will discuss. The services legal
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What Happens When Your Attorney Dies?
The other day a woman came into my office for a consultation. Her attorney had passed away and she needed someone to work with her documents. After reviewing what she had though, I realized I could not help her using her current documents. What do
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Cost Increases Through the Years
Have you ever stopped to consider how much the cost increases for goods and services throughout the years? If you have not looked at any changes, you may be shocked. Just like with other goods and services, the cost of estate planning has changed in
When To Update Your Estate Plan
Clients gain peace of mind when creating an estate plan. Creating a plan protects your family for the future. So how do you know when your estate plan needs updating? Typically, any changes in your life, personal or financial circumstances are