Clare Estate Planning Lawyers

Compare 11 top rated Michigan attorneys serving Clare.
Clare, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 429-7912 5986 E Dover Rd
Clare, MI 48617
Estate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Social Security Disability
Lesley Hoenig
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Mount Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(989) 773-0900 407 E Broadway
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Probate
Northern Illinois University College of Law
I am an attorney licensed to practice in Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota. I primarily practice in bankruptcy, foreclosure, real estate, estate planning and probate.
David T. McAndrew
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Harrison, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
(989) 539-2105 651 Richard Dr
Harrison, MI 48625
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
David T. McAndrew, Attorney at Law, PLLC, was licensed in Michigan in 1998 and admitted to practice in Federal Courts. David McAndrew can assist you in stopping the harassment, the late night phone calls, wage garnishments, lawsuits, judgments, and the aggressive debt collection techniques used by many debt collectors. He will work directly with you to determine the best course of action for your individual situation.

David T. McAndrew is a member of the following:
Michigan Bar Association
Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan
Federal Bar Association, Western District of Michigan
National Association of...
J. David Kerr
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Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 773-7071 205 S Main St
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning, Business, Civil Rights and Elder
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 773-0004 300 S University Ave
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(989) 772-4894 117 S University Ave
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 772-4206 1234 W Broomfield St
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 773-0004 300 S University Ave
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Divorce
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 773-9941 115 S University Ave
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning and Business
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 772-5291 113 W Broadway St
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Mt Pleasant, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 775-7075 999 S Leaton Rd
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Estate Planning, Native American and Real Estate
Scot C. Putzig
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Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(989) 799-5000 5195 Hampton Pl
Saginaw, MI 48604
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
University of Notre Dame
Scot focuses on business law, real estate development, employment law, estate planning, probate, and commercial litigation. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his J.D., with cum laude honors, from the Notre Dame Law School. While at Notre Dame, Scot was an editor with the Journal of Legislation and clerked for the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in Flint, MI, and the Michigan Supreme Court in Lansing, MI. After graduating from Notre Dame Law School, Scot clerked with the Michigan Court of Appeals in Grand Rapids, MI. In January of...
Robert J. Gavin
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11313 Troon Drive
Stanwood, MI 49346
Stanwood, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
Estate Planning, Construction, Municipal and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Robert Gavin is the Senior Associate at Shifman & Carlson, P.C. He has been practicing law since 2008, and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2018, and 2019. He was also listed by DBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in the Metro Detroit Area for Public Finance Law in both 2014, 2017, and 2018.

Rob brings a wide variety of skills and a diverse background to bear for his clients, including his experience with contract negotiation, employee issues, construction issues. Rob's undergraduate degree is in engineering, which has also been useful to clients during construction issues and in...
Aaron S. Coltrane
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Roscommon, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 5 years experience
(989) 275-4365 241 Lake St.
PO Box 35
Roscommon, MI 48653
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am a dedicated Attorney serving the great state of Michigan from Lansing to Traverse City, and all surrounding areas. I have a strong belief in our rights of life, liberty and freedom, as citizens of this great country, and I will do everything within my power to prevent my client's rights from being abridged. I specialize in the areas of Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, No Fault, and civil litigation, but I devote myself to helping anyone in need, no matter the legal significance. I pride myself on providing personalized services and obtaining the best...
Darrell Zolton
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Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(989) 792-1111 6420 Normandy Dr
Saginaw, MI 48638
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Andrew D. Richards
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Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years experience
(989) 792-9641 200 St. Andrews Road
Saginaw, MI 48638
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
The Catholic University of America
I am an Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning Attorney, with the Saginaw - based law firm of Smith Bovill, P.C. I have been a Partner in the firm since 1991. I enjoy working with families and their estate planning and family businesses to help them with succession planning. We work with clients, most often on a flat fee basis, with a no-fee, no-obligation initial consultation. Clients meet with me personally on a one-to-one basis in all cases. Our staff is courteous, professional, knowledgeable and friendly. My philosophy is to build long-term relationships with clients.
Michael J Shovan
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Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
(989) 233-9389 5090 State Street
Building A
Saginaw, MI 48603
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Education
Michigan State University
I graduated from the Detroit College of Law (MSU) in 1990 and was licensed by the State Bar of Michigan that same year. I graduated with honors with a concentration in taxation and was a published author in the nationally esteemed Detroit College Law Review. My practice is devoted exclusively to asset protection, consumer bankruptcy and student loan assistance. My unique approach to clients enables them to actively participate in the process so that you are completely involved in the process and understand exactly what your options are and what option is best for you and your family. ...
Mr. Philip Alexander Sturtz
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Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(989) 799-4701 608 South Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48602
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Michigan State University
R. Todd Balkema
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Big Rapids, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(800) 395-4347 218 Maple St
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Offers Video ChatEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Geraldine Anne Brown
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Midland, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 835-6511 412 Ashman St.
Midland, MI 48640
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Elder
Michigan State University College of Law
Our firm assists clients in protecting and preserving their assets and making sure those hard-earned assets are directed where the owners intend and not misused or squandered on taxes. I am also a Veterans Administration Accredited Attorney
Steven C. Benson
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Reed City, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
(906) 280-4423 PO BOX 286
Reed City, MI 49677
Estate Planning, Criminal and Domestic Violence
University of Tennessee - Knoxville and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
R. Drummond Black
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Midland, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 45 years experience
(989) 839-0300 6024 Eastman Avenue
Midland, MI 48640
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
University of Michigan Law School
Carri M Briseno
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Lake City, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(231) 394-0149 1501 S Morey Rd, Ste B
Lake City, MI 49651
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
Mark R. Mitchell
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Cadillac, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(231) 775-7300 124 E Chapin St
Cadillac, MI 49601
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Criminal
Nathan Piwowarski
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Cadillac, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(231) 775-1391 120 W. Harris St.
Cadillac, MI 49601
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Municipal
Nathan Piwowarski is a shareholder and attorney at McCurdy Wotila & Porteous, a law firm that serves northern lower Michigan. Nathan's practice includes estate planning, small business transactions, and municipal law. Nathan earned his B.A. degree in 2002 from Albion College, Summa Cum Laude. He then worked on the campaign and in the legislative office of State Senator Michelle McManus. As an aide to Senator McManus, Nathan was responsible for policy areas ranging from local economic development to natural resource and environmental quality regulation. Nathan earned his J.D. degree in 2007 from the Michigan State University College of Law,...
Stephen Houseal
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Midland, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 486-9446 784 S. Poseyville Rd
Midland, MI 48640
Estate Planning, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Guy Greve
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Bay City, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 893-9578 817 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Insurance Claims
Trent C. Hilding
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Vestaburg, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 427-3436 4070 N. Crystal Road
Vestaburg, MI 48891
Estate Planning, Agricultural, Probate and Tax
George F Shaw
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Bay City, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
1308 Columbus Avenue
Suite 101
Bay City, MI 48708
Estate Planning
Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 498-2100 4301 Fashion Square Blvd
Saginaw, MI 48603
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Cadillac, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(231) 775-1391 120 W Harris St
Cadillac, MI 49601
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Bay City, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 893-3518 916 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Cadillac, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(231) 775-0147 1200 S Mitchell St
Cadillac, MI 49601
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Big Rapids, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(231) 796-3525 150 S Stewart Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Bay City, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 893-3518 916 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
West Branch, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 34 years experience
(989) 345-1518 3200 Wickes Rd
West Branch, MI 48661
Estate Planning
Case Western Reserve Un School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Midland, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 832-1816 816 W Wackerly St
Midland, MI 48640
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(989) 793-4740 715 Court St
Saginaw, MI 48602
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Municipal
Saginaw, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 792-1581 6225 Gratiot Rd
Saginaw, MI 48638
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Bay City, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(989) 892-2595 703 Washington Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Business
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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.