Galloway and Collens, PLLC
248-397-5507
248-397-5507

September 2015 Archives

When kids are grown, an estate plan may require changes

When creating estate plans, families often make provisions for minor children, including the financial care and guardianship of those minors. However, minors grow up and often head to college. When a Michigan family sends a now-grown child to college, it may be the perfect time to sit down and rethink an existing estate plan.

Residential real estate transactions require legal support

The buying, selling and renting of residential real estate property is a legal transaction, one that may be the most valuable transaction you make. Just like any other legal transaction, a residential real estate transaction can become complex and require legal intervention in the way of negotiations or litigation. Michigan homeowners and renters may benefit from a deeper understanding of what complications may arise or which situations may require legal intervention.

It takes more than a will to complete an estate plan

Just as everyone's estate is unique and valuable to them and their family, the process of creating an estate plan also needs to be unique and address the individual needs of those who are affected by that estate. However, many people think the process simply entails creating a will to explicitly say who gets what. Michigan residents should understand there can be much more needed aside from a complete and legal will.

Inheritance dispute still ongoing for Robin Williams' family

A year after his death, the family left behind by comedian Robin Williams is still having a dispute over items and funds the comic left behind. The inheritance dispute has been ongoing, and both sides will be meeting soon in order to come to some kind of resolution. The dispute currently making news in Michigan and elsewhere is between Robin Williams' wife and his children.

The creation of an estate plan is not just for the elderly

It is estimated that a large majority of young people have not thought about estate planning. The creation of an estate plan is often thought of as an elderly issue or an undertaking to be tackled once a certain level of wealth or assets has been accrued. However, young adults in Michigan may need an estate plan in place many years before they may traditionally think about such ventures.

  • dbusiness - 2016 Top Lawyers
  • dbusiness - Top Lawyers
  • Lead Counsel Rated Attorney
  • Senior & Caregiver
  • American Apartment Owners Association - Member since 2015
  • Same Address
  • ICLE Contributor
Email Us For A Response

Contact Our Metro Detroit Attorneys

Our law firm is ready to help. Contact the real estate and estate planning attorneys at Galloway and Collens, PLLC, by calling 248-397-5507.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

26075 Woodward Avenue Suite 200 Huntington Woods, MI 48070-1341 Toll Free: 888-349-0309 Phone: 248-397-5507 Fax: 248-545-2520 Huntington Woods Law Office Map