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Top Reasons to choose The Probate Pro in 2019

When hiring a probate attorney in Detroit Michigan, you need to take into account some things that maybe go under the radar. Of course you want to have a lawyer who can help you accomplish what you’re seeking them to do for you. That’s a given with any lawyer though. Every lawyer wants to win, [...]

2019-06-10T07:23:18-05:00Friday, June 7, 2019|The Probate Pro, The Probate Pro Team|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About the Probate Process

What is Probate? Probate is a legal process in which a decedent's estate is properly distributed to heir and designated beneficiaries and any debt owed to creditors is paid off. For the most part, probate property is something that's distributed according to the decedent's last will and testament, if there is one, or according to [...]

How to Prevent Elder Abuse, Even for non Superheroes

As our loved ones age, they can become more susceptible to fraud and manipulation by opportunistic criminals. While such abuses can come from strangers, often the perpetrator is someone known to the elderly person. Just this scenario is alleged to have happened to the late prolific comic book author, Stan Lee. Lee was the editor-in-chief [...]

2019-05-29T12:38:59-05:00Wednesday, May 29, 2019|elder law|0 Comments

Be Sure to Check Your Estate Annually

Every year you should go to the doctor to get a physical, see how you're doing and if there are any changes that need to be made in your life. All of this is for the betterment of your health. In this respect, wouldn't you do the same when it comes to an estate plan? [...]

2019-05-23T12:47:09-05:00Thursday, May 23, 2019|estate law, estate plan, Estate Planning, Trust, Trustee, Will|0 Comments

How are Bourbon and The Probate Pro alike? They Stand Out.

Think about a time where you've had a drink that you loved. The taste, the feeling of it splashing around your tongue, your taste buds absorbing all of that flavor. It doesn't matter if it's bourbon, whiskey, rye, beer, or even something non-alcoholic. All that matters is that this drink stands out from the rest. [...]

Aretha Franklin: What Her Wills Show Us

News broke earlier this week that the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, had wills written out that were found between her couch cushions. What these wills represent are something called holographic wills. A holographic will is a will, but it ignores some of the formalities that go into putting together a will. Such formalities [...]

2019-05-22T10:31:39-05:00Wednesday, May 22, 2019|estate plan, Estate Planning, Probate, Will|0 Comments

The Truth About Gun Trusts in 2019

Estate planning in general is about ensuring that your wishes are carried out. A gun trust can be used to ensure that your firearms go to the people you want them to go to and to protect that person from breaking the law. Anyone who owns a Title II weapon is aware that regulations for [...]

2019-05-21T12:33:59-05:00Tuesday, May 21, 2019|Trust|0 Comments

Communication is Key at The Probate Pro

Throughout time, our world has found ways to improve methods of communication. Think about all the way back to when the telegraph was the most optimal form of communication. Now think about where we are today with smartphones which can send text messages from one pole of the world to the other. The ways in [...]

2019-05-20T07:50:58-05:00Monday, May 20, 2019|The Probate Pro|0 Comments

Estate plan: is it a big deal to not have a will?

It seems like that with each passing day, we learn about a celebrity or famous figure who died without a will. Is it a big deal? The answer depends on the circumstances. When creating an estate plan, you'll be able to control how you want your affairs and life's assets to be taken care of. [...]