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What Happens if My Beneficiary Dies Before Me?

Parents shouldn’t ever have to bury their children, and everyone should keep their estate planning documents updated. Unfortunately, the former happens too often, and the latter not often enough. The result is that many people end up with an estate… Read More
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Not All Probate is Created Equal

In general, when someone in Michigan dies owning property in their sole name (rather than jointly with someone else, or in a trust), that property must go through probate. Although the probate process is not as burdensome as many people believe, it c… Read More
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What to Do if You Inherit Property Out of State

People move around much more these days than they did decades ago, and are more likely to have rental or vacation property outside the state where they live. These facts, in addition to the reality that children grow up and often move several states… Read More
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