PLAN LIKE THE PATRIOT’S: KEY PLAYERS AND CLIPBOARD DOCUMENTS OF ESTATE PLANNING

Whether you are waking up this morning with Patriot pride, fury over the Falcon’s fumble, or are still star struck from Lady Gaga’s performance, I think we can all agree on one take-away from Super Bowl LI: If you choose to put your mind to something, you can achieve it. And yes – I’m talking [...]

2017 A New Year: Anything Can Happen. Are You Prepared?

Amidst the joys of arguing politics with friends and family and indulging in a surplus of comfort foods, the New Year can also provoke anxiety and feelings of insecurity. With another year gone and a new unknown in front of us, we often reflect on our past mistakes with a determination to rectify and not [...]

RESPONSIBILITIES AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

So, you have been appointed the personal representative. Oh my!  Now, what is my next step? Specifically, what are the responsibilities as Personal Representative? After reading this exhaustive list, you may feel completely exhausted! If so, give The Probate Pro a call at (248) 399-3300 and we can guide you through the process. Ensure that [...]

PROBATE COURTS

To best understand Michigan's probate courts, it is important to understand all of Michigan's trial courts. Michigan has three trial courts—circuit, district, and probate. The circuit court is the trial court with the broadest powers in Michigan. In general, the circuit court handles all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000 and all felony [...]

SOCIAL MEDIA

After the death of a loved one, one of the more complicated things to deal with is what to do with their social media accounts. Often following death, the social media accounts sit idly by. This happens because there is no one to access their social media accounts, and the digital custodians of those accounts (Facebook, Twitter, [...]

LETTERS OF AUTHORITY

1(833)PROBATE Letters of Authority are Simply a Document that Gives You the Power to Act The Probate Pro understands that there is much confusion as to the term Letters of Authority.  After years of people calling me asking what the document means, I still wonder why it isn't simply called an Order of Authority.  I am [...]

PROBATE PRO SPOTLIGHT

The Probate Pro Spotlight The Probate Pro is committed to delivering the best probate services. If over the last 14 years you have worked with our office, you have been fortunate to work with one of our most dedicated, knowledgeable, and hard-working team members, Mellissa Mott. Mellissa has worked in the area of probate law [...]

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