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A special needs trust offers peace of mind for parents, loved ones p2

We are discussing special needs trusts and how such a trust can help to support a family member with a disability. Parents of a child with an intellectual or physical disability, for example, may wonder how to ensure the child’s needs will be m… Read More
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Categories: Trusts

A special needs trust offers peace of mind for parents, loved ones

A friend of ours recently related a story about her mother and her grandmother. After her grandfather died, her grandmother moved in with her parents. Her mother went out to play cards with friends one night and came home to find her mother standing… Read More
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Categories: Trusts

Crime doesn't pay in probate court, either

The movie “Double Indemnity” and its modern remake “Body Heat” may seem a little farfetched to happen in real life. Both stories are about a woman and her lover’s plot to kill her husband — money is the motive R… Read More
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Same-sex marriage makes spouses out of legal strangers

Estate planning will be a little less complicated for Michigan’s same-sex married couples in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. The state abolished the estate tax years ago, so nothing will change there… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning

What is a will?

According to Michigan state law, a will is a document that appoints a personal representative. A will can also be a document that revokes or revises another will, a document that nominates a guardian, or a document that expressly excludes or limits t… Read More
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Categories: Wills

Complex Changes to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act Take Effect on July 1, 2015

Counties, cities, villages, townships, school districts, and all other Michigan public bodies will be required to comply with a complex set of new regulations under Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act beginning July 1, 2015. The new FOIA regu… Read More
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Categories: Municipal

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