Is a Living Trust a Matter of Public Record?

Are you thinking about creating a living trust in Michigan? If so, you’ll want the insight of an experienced estate planning lawyer to assist you. One of the biggest advantages to using a living trust rather than a will to leave behind property to your ...

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Who Is Carrying Out Your Estate Planning Wishes?

Don't gloss over the selection of executor or personal representative in your estate. This is the person who will carry out the wishes outlined in your will and this might also be the same person who, if named in your power of attorney documents, is able ...

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How to Optimize Your Financial Plan in 2021

2021 is a year that comes after sweeping changes around the world and adaptations in the workforce, the marketplaces, and health care as a result of the pandemic. The volatile 2020 experience has many people asking questions about what they can do in 2021 ...

Long Term Care

What Is Long-Term Care?

A phrase that frequently comes up in the context of elder law or estate planning is long-term care. This can make it difficult for someone new to the concept to understand what's incorporated in this term. At its broadest basis, long-term care includes ...

Estate Planning

What Is a Gifting Strategy?

Taxes are likely to rise in the coming decades, which means you might have to rethink the financial legacy you'll leave behind for your families. Your family could face significant tax burdens if you are not smart about your planning and do so without the ...