Smiths Creek, Michigan Estate Planning Lawyers

Daniel Marchese
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Matthew S. Abdo
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Free Consultation! Knowledgeable & Compassionate Estate Planning Attorney!

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Michelle L Easter
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Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 3 years experience
(810) 824-4520 936 Military
Port Huron, MI 48060
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
EDUCATION: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2015, Juris Doctor cum laude. Board Member and Solicitation Editor, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review; Student Law Clerk for the Honorable Joseph J. Farah, 7th Circuit Court, Genesee County, Flint, MI LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Attorney and Entrepreneur, Easter Law, PLLC, Port Huron, MI; Attorney, Lakeshore Legal Aid, Port Huron, MI; Law Clerk, State of Michigan, Bureau of Employment Relations, Detroit, MI. ADMISSIONS AND COURTS: Admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan and the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan....
Frank N. Soave
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St. Clair, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(810) 637-1277 301 Orchard St.
Suite 4
St. Clair, MI 48079
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law
My training taught me to be a detail oriented, analytical thinker, problem solver and effective communicator. My experience in diverse settings fostered that skill set. I have marketed my practice and businesses, mentored teams with high retention rates, and served businesses and consumers with a focus on empathy and integrity. I have substantive knowledge in the following areas of expertise: Estate planning, probate, employment, healthcare, real estate, banking, corporate, transactional, environmental and contractual law. My strengths include: - Mentoring, coaching and encouraging - Effectively communicating, both verbally and in writing - Accepting Responsibility and Accountability - Managing projects...
David Oppliger
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Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 966-1881 1111 Pine Grove Ave
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Construction
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Attorney with over 25 years experience. Practice is located in Port Huron Michigan which is one hour north of Detroit on the shores of the St. Clair River and Lake Huron.
Mr Mark H Davidson
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Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years experience
(810) 985-8171 901 Huron Ave
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning
James Bowser
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St. Clair, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(810) 329-3500 110 S. Third St., Suite 140
St. Clair, MI 48079
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Social Security Disability
Matthew J. McBride
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Marine City, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(586) 615-0068 P.O. Box 340
Marine City, MI 48039
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
DePaul College of Law
Matthew J. McBride is both an attorney and a CPA. Prior to graduating cum laude from DePaul University College of Law, Mr. McBride spent nearly a decade working in public accounting. His legal career began with a 50 attorney firm in Detroit, where he focused on business and tax law. In addition to his experience as an attorney and a CPA, Mr. McBride currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of a privately held manufacturing business in St. Clair County, Michigan. As a CPA, Mr. McBride spent time in both the accounting and tax...
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 987-4111 627 Fort St
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 985-8171 901 Huron Ave
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 985-8171 901 Huron Ave
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 985-4320 701 Huron Ave
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning and Business
Howard B. Young
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University of Michigan Law SchoolMichigan
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Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 987-4111 627 Fort St
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(810) 987-7700 316 McMorran Blvd
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 987-7700 316 McMorran Blvd
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(810) 987-4111 627 Fort St
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Port Huron, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(810) 987-5715 825 Stone St
Port Huron, MI 48060
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Richmond, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(586) 727-2517 68364 S Main St
Richmond, MI 48062
Estate Planning
Jasmine D. Rippy
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Detroit, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 3 years experience
(313) 633-6915 1600 Clay Street
Suite 331
Detroit, MI 48211
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The University of Toledo College of Law
I specialize in criminal defense, traffic/license matters, family law and estate planning. My clients are individuals and small businesses. I enjoy working with these types of clients because I can make a significant impact on their lives and businesses by helping them through difficult times and planning for their future.

My holistic approach to legal services looks at the various implications of certain legal actions while tailoring my services to fit your specific needs. I will work hard to understand you and your goals, be accessible and come up with a plan to obtain the best outcome given the...
Nick Daniels
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Clinton Township, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(586) 668-1229 41700 Hayes Road
Suite A
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am passionate about helping people with their legal problems. When you contact my office you will speak with me. I will take the time to listen to your concerns and help put a plan in place to resolve your legal matter. I am committed to resolving your legal problem so you do not have to think or worry about the matter. I want you to understand what is happening and why it is happening. My goal is for you to feel confident and empowered about your legal matter.
Andrew M Steiger
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Grosse Pointe, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(248) 259-6367 743 Ballantyne Road
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Wayne State University Law School
Michigan Tax Attorney Andrew M. Steiger focuses his tax practice on tax resolution and planning, and estate planning. If you receive a notice from the IRS or state tax authority, contact Steiger Tax Law before paying any assessments or responding to the IRS. I provide a free consultation to determine the best course of action to reduce or eliminate tax debts, penalties and interest, and respond to liens, levies and notices.

My estate planning services include drafting wills and trusts, probate administration, and tax planning. If you need an estate plan or would like a review...
Matthew S. Abdo
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Charter Twp of Clinton, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(844) 468-2236 42550 Garfield Rd #104-A
Charter Twp of Clinton, MI 48038
Estate Planning, Animal, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Michigan State University College of Law
James Hubbert
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(248) 454-1860 431 Sixth St
Rochester, MI 48307
Free ConsultationRochester, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Michigan State University
Attorney James D. Hubbert is the managing partner of the Law Offices of Graham and Hubbert. He has over 28 years of legal experience and has the highest peer and client ratings with Martindale-Hubbell ( A.V. Preeminent) and A.V.V.O. (Superb).
Jamie Ryan Ryke Esq
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Southfield, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years experience
(800) 728-3363 24725 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48034
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
Welcome to the Law Firm of Thav, Ryke and Assoc. We are Michigan Probate, Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Probate and Trust Administration Attorneys located conveniently in Southfield, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan. We have achieved a reputation for solving complex probate matters and as a result, practice and have clients throughout the great state of Michigan. Further, we represent many out-of-state clients who have had family members who pass away in the State of Michigan.

We are here to assist you in all areas of wills and trusts, estate planning, and probate law in the State of Michigan. Our...
Matt William Zeigler
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Troy, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years experience
(248) 643-9530 3001 W Big Beaver Rd, #408
Troy, MI 48084
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Since 1976, Zeigler Townley P.C. has handled a wide variety of challenging and complex business and personal matters both in and out of Court. As a Vietnam Veteran, Matt has a very long view of all business litigation, employment and transactional matters, knowing what matters, and what does not.
Michele Fuller
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Macomb, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(586) 803-8500 45200 Card Road
Suite 108
Macomb, MI 48044
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Elder
Detroit Mercy School of Law and American University International Law
I am the founder of the Michigan Law Center, P.L.L.C. located in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The practice focuses on elder law, special needs planning, Veteran’s Administration planning and settlement planning, including a national practice establishing Qualified Settlement Funds. I am involved in several national organizations. I am an Advisory Board Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), served as Chair of the 6th Annual conference, in addition to being a frequent presenter at their annual conferences and webinars. I am also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and I am serving my...
Mark E. Mueller
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Troy, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(248) 761-7795 2600 W Big Beaver Road
Suite 550
Troy, MI 48084
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Wayne State University Law School
I advise business owners, managers, and investors on a wide range of legal issues from the original formation and governing structure of new companies, buying or selling a business, contractual arrangements between business partners, and evaluating and negotiating deals with vendors and customers. I also advise individuals on estate planning and post-mortem estate administration. Typically this involves using a variety of trusts to (i) avoid or reduce estate taxes and (ii) provide for proper transfer and management of family wealth. I hold a Certificate of Completion in the areas of Probate and Estate Planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education...
Laura M. Lynch
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(313) 885-6697 18720 Mack Ave
#230
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years experience
Estate Planning, Construction, Probate and Real Estate
Michigan State University
For over 25 years, Laura McMahon Lynch has earned a reputation as a highly respected Real Estate litigator, as well as a compassionate, driven Estate Planning attorney. Using her 11 years of experience as both a Special and Assistant Attorney General defending the State of Michigan, Laura aggressively represents clients in a wide range of litigation including real estate title disputes, construction lien foreclosure as well as complex contract-based lawsuits. She has become the confidant of countless clients who continue to trust her sensitivity and discretion. Laura is a certified Facilitative Mediator for the 3rd Circuit Court of Michigan. She...
Jeffrey J. Michalowski
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(866) 529-3537 44444 Mound Rd
#100
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Free ConsultationSterling Heights, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
Estate Planning, Elder, Insurance Claims and Probate
Wayne State University Law School
One of the founding partners of Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz and Associates, P.C., Jeff focuses his practice in the areas of elder law, estate planning, trust administration, probate administration, and corporate law. Jeff grew up in Sterling Heights and is happy to have returned to Macomb County to practice law.

Prior to establishing Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates, P.C., Jeff worked with a large regional accounting and business consulting firm, an insurance defense law firm and a business law firm specializing in corporate law, business formation, business consulting and private equity matters. After working with an elder law and estate planning firm...
Phillip S. Serafini
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Sterling Heights, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(866) 529-3537 44444 Mound Rd
#100
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Family and Probate
Wayne State University Law School
Phil was admitted to practice law in 1991 and he is now in his 28th year as an attorney. Phil is one of the founding partners of Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz and Associates, P.C. and he focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, automobile accident claims, no-fault claims also known as personal injury protection benefits, third party automobile negligence claims, slip and fall injuries, motorcycle injuries, trucking accidents and general civil litigation. Phil grew up in St. Clair Shores and Royal Oak and he has been fortunate to return to Macomb County to practice law.

From 1995 to present, Phil...
Nickolas Daniels
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Clinton Township, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(586) 668-1229 41700 Hayes Road
Suite A
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Estate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am driven to assist my client's in any possible way. Dealing with legal issues is stressful and time consuming. Let me help obtain a positive outcome so you can move on with your life. I try to connect with my clients and show the highest level of persistence and dedication.
Benjamin A Schock
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Clinton Township, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(586) 239-0871 37060 Garfield Road
Suite T-6
Clinton Township, MI 48036
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Elder and Probate
Michigan State University and Michigan State University
Benjamin Schock is a skilled, experienced elder law attorney who successfully assists seniors in passing their hard earned assets on to their loved ones while allowing them to receive additional benefits that help them offset the cost of long term care.
Dean E. Patrick
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(248) 663-2566 24725 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48034
Free ConsultationSouthfield, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
Estate Planning, Probate, Social Security Disability and Traffic Tickets
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Since establishing his own practice, Mr. Patrick has personally counseled hundreds of individuals in legal matters and has educated thousands throughout Michigan as a speaker and author.
David D. Sprague
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Clinton Township, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(586) 790-9600 35758 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
David D. Sprague is the firm's principal partner. His practice includes Business Law, Probate and Estate Planning, Elder Law and Medicaid Planning, Family Law (domestic relations/divorce/prenuptial agreements) and Real Estate Law. David has experience working as an attorney at two nationally recognized law firms: Raymond & Prokop, P.C. and Pepper Hamilton LLP. In addition, David has helped clients to successfully complete applications with the Michigan Minority Business Development Council and has defended claims made by the Business Software Alliance. Prior to practicing law, David had nearly 10 years of experience working in the automotive industry and the field of information technology...
Mr. Scott J. Sumner
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Clinton Township, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(586) 573-7200 38800 Garfield - Suite 110
Clinton Township, MI 48038
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Michigan State University College of Law
Michigan State University 1986
Detroit College of Law 1989

Scott J. Sumner, J.D. is a graduate of Michigan State University, (1986) and Michigan State University/Detroit College of Law, (1989). He is a founding member of Sumner & Associates, P.C., and is its President and principal shareholder. Scott was the President of the Rochester Bar Association (2004-2005). He is a member of the State Bar Association and a member of the Oakland and Macomb County Bar Associations, since 1990, and is licensed to practice in the United States Federal Court. He is also a licensed and experienced Real Estate Broker and Residential Builder.
Bruce L. Townley
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Troy, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(248) 643-9530 3001 W. Big Beaver
Suite 408
Troy, MI 48084
Estate Planning, Business, Landlord Tenant and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Practicing for Over 23 years in various fields, allowing me to understand the impact of your matter, not just immediately, but in many other areas of your life. I will explain honestly, fully and forthrightly your legal situation, and the options available to you.
Howard B. Young
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Bingham Farms, MI Estate Planning Attorney
(248) 258-2700 30100 Telegraph Rd
#428
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Estate Planning, Business, IP and Tax
University of Michigan Law School
Sabrina Shaheen Cronin
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(248) 258-3500 Suite 250
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Sabrina Cronin is the Founder and President of The Cronin Law Firm. Following Sabrina’s lead, the breadth and depth of knowledge at The Cronin Law Firm is quite expansive. She and her team handle family law, business law, criminal defense, estate planning, entertainment law, personal injury, real estate, bankruptcy, civil litigation, employment law and immigration. In more than two decades as an attorney, Sabrina has fed her curiosity and challenged herself to become intimately involved in multiple areas of the law. Her professional experience is distinctive and varied. She began as an associate attorney for Sullivan, Ward, Bone, Tyler,...
Karen M Ross
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Waterford, MI Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years experience
(248) 681-0400 3824 Elizabeth Lake Rd.
Waterford, MI 48328
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
I manage the business of life. A life well lived is a business. When I represent a client, I look at their life as a whole and put together a comprehensive plan to assure that they are better off after my representation of them. This applies to their divorce settlements as well as their estate planning.
Don L Rosenberg
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Troy, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 39 years experience
(248) 641-7070 1301 W Long Lake Rd
Ste 340
Troy, MI 48098
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
I have been practicing for thirty-seve years. My practice is limited to specializing in issues concerning disability, estate, probate, long term care, nursing home, Veterans, Medicaid and special needs planning. I am the immediate past President/Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Michigan Chapter (after having served for the last 6 years) and member of the Association's executive committee and an Assembly Delegate to Alzheimer’s Association – National Chapter, Chicago, Illinois. I am also a Member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and have been listed since 1991 in the...
Daniel Boroja
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Shelby Twp., MI Estate Planning Lawyer
(586) 991-7611 49103 Schoenherr Rd.
Shelby Twp., MI 48315
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Collections, Probate and Tax
Daniel Boroja was born and raised in Shelby Township, MI, and graduated from Eisenhower High School. Afterward, he attended Oakland University where he received two bachelor’s degrees for Political Science and Economics. He graduated Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. During his time in law school he also interned at the Wayne County Prosecutors Office in Detroit, MI. Mr. Boroja focuses his practice on Estate Planning, Debt Collection, Income Taxes, and Criminal Defense. Mr. Boroja prides himself on his comprehensive and detailed approach to each client. He works diligently to find solutions...
Gregory Hamilton
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Sterling Heights, MI Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years experience
(586) 275-2150 38600 Van Dyke Ave., Ste. 240
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
Gregory C. Hamilton, a nationally recognized speaker on Estate and Business Planning, has been bringing peace of mind to his Clients for over twenty five years and has been nominated in a blind survey as one of the top seven percent of estate planning attorneys in Michigan by Hour Magazine, for the last four consecutive years. With an emphasis on thorough consultation to build long term professional relationships with his Clients, Greg creates an estate or business plan uniquely designed to meet each Client’s goals, aspirations and desires.
A graduate of Michigan State University, Greg holds a Masters degree from...
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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.


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