Estate Planning

The team of professionals at our firm is available to provide innovative and practical solutions to family and business planning.  They are approachable, listen to your needs and provide quality documents.  They stay up-to-date on current laws, lecture attorneys and other professionals on estate planning topics, are active in the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and help shape Michigan law for the future.  Their experience and integrity can help you protect your assets and assist you in directing them as you prefer.  We can help with any of the following:

  • Wills
  • International wills
  • Traditional trusts
  • Intervivos marital trusts
  • Asset protection trusts
  • Qualified domestic trusts
  • Retirement asset trusts
  • Education trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Private Foundations and Not for Profit Planning
  • Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts
  • Dynasty Trusts
  • Intentionally Defective Trusts
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Voting Trusts and Agreements

Our practice includes life and death planning, gift planning, post mortem planning, trust funding, counseling of fiduciaries, tax audits and controversies, estate and gift taxes, estate and gift tax return preparation, generation skipping transfer tax planning, estate and trust administration and litigation, trust reformation, probate controversies,  charitable planning, multi-generational planning, business succession, asset protection, guardianships and conservatorships, estate freezes, asset allocation,  and marital agreements and domestic partner agreements.