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Elder Undue Influence - A Checklist Of Red Flags

A check list of red flags for potential undue influence and exploitation of elder adults Read More
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When Is Probate Litigation The Right Choice in Michigan?

Probate disputes typically involve private family matters: the death of a loved one, conflict over an inheritance or concern over the decline of a elder relative.  The best outcome is to resolve disputes about family members privately without the in… Read More
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What Information Should The Personal Representative Give Estate Beneficiaries

What Information Should a Personal Representative Provide to Estate Beneficiaries? Frustrated heirs will often contact me, frustrated at the lack of information they have received in a probate estate.  Unfortunately, estate heirs and devisees don… Read More
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What is Undue Influence?

What Is Undue Influence?   Undue influence occurs when an often elderly or person with diminished capacity, is subjected to threats, misrepresentation, undue flattery, fraud or physical or moral coercion.  This overpowers the person’s free a… Read More
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Good Will Hunting? What to do if you can't find the will after someone dies

What to do if you can’t find the will after someone dies When a loved one dies, one of the first things you might need to do is look to see if he or she left a will.  However, what do you do if you can’t find the original will? Surprisin… Read More
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A Simple Guide To Filing For An Adult Guardianship In Michigan

  What is Guardianship? Filing for an adult Guardianship can appear daunting at first.  However, with some simple guideline, the process can be straightforward.  A Guardianship allows a person to make medical and placement decisions for another pe… Read More
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