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  • Estate Planning with a Tangible Personal Property List
    Estate Planning with a Tangible Personal Property List

    Many individuals want to give family heirlooms or other items with sentimental value to specific loved ones in their estate plan . While these items can be listed individually in a last will and ...

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  • How Long Is Probate in Michigan?
    How Long Is Probate in Michigan?

    When an estate goes through probate in Michigan, beneficiaries and heirs naturally ask how long it takes to complete the process. The length of probate varies greatly, depending on a number of ...

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  • Choosing the Right Special Needs Trust
    Choosing the Right Special Needs Trust

    A special needs trust, which is also called a supplemental needs trust, can provide financial support for an individual with special needs without interfering with their ability to qualify for ...

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  • What Are the Duties of an Executor or Personal Representative of a Will?
    What Are the Duties of an Executor or Personal Representative of a Will?

    When you make a Last Will and Testament, you designate a person to serve as the executor of your estate, which is called a personal representative in Michigan. A personal representative in a will has ...

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  • The Difference Between Per Capita and Per Stirpes Beneficiary Designations
    The Difference Between Per Capita and Per Stirpes Beneficiary Designations

    When you make a Last Will and Testament or establish a Trust, you designate beneficiaries to receive property under the Will or through the Trust . You can provide that beneficiaries inherit through ...

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  • What Constitutes a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?
    What Constitutes a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

    According to the Michigan Supreme Court, a fiduciary relationship exists when “one person is under a duty to act for the benefit of the other on matters within the scope of the relationship.” State ...

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