Michigan Probate Lawyer
Helping You Prepare for the Future
At Shifman & Carlson, P.C. we have helped individuals and families in the State of Michigan with probate matters for almost 50 years. Our attorneys have a tremendous amount of experience in the most complex legal matters involving probate and estate planning, as well as more simple cases. Our founding attorneys both have the highest possible peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the most respected law firm rating serving. They are
AV® rated as preeminent legal advocates and have had this rating for decades. We believe our years of experience, dedication to the needs of our clients on an individual basis, and our legal skills are a great advantage to our clients throughout the state of Michigan. Having a
Michigan probate attorney from our firm can significantly increase your chances of success and be the greatest asset in your case. Whether you simply need help planning or you need a talented litigator to resolve your estate dispute, we can help! There is no case too complex or austere for our firm to handle.
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Reasons Why We Should Be Your First Choice
- We have been providing quality work and excellent service since 1963
- Our firm has been serving clients throughout Michigan for nearly 50 years
- We have an AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
- Our lead Attorney is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association
- We are members of the State Bar of Michigan and the Illinois State Bar Association
- Our legal team can help your protect what matters most
- We offer a free initial consultation to each potential client
- Our firm comes up with personalized plans created specifically for you
- Our firm has earned the respects of the courts, the Bar, the community and our peers and colleagues
- We have a reputation of excellence in all estate planning and probate matters
- We have two convenient office locations. One in Farmington Hills and One in Grand Rapids
How a Michigan Probate Attorney Can Help
Our firm can assist with all probate matters. There
benefits of probate, including ensuring that the deceased person's wishes are carried out, as well as verifying and distributing assets. If you are planning a
change of beneficiary, need skilled legal assistance in
estate administration, or have an issue that will require
estate litigation, our firm can help. We also provide legal services in
estate planning, drafting of a
last will & testament,
trust administration, and assistance in all estate matters including the creating of simple or more advanced forms of
trusts as well as
There is often the need of swift legal action in probate or estate matters, which is why we make an effort to handle these cases in a timely manner so that you and your loved ones can get on with your lives. Our firm has an extensive track record of providing the highest quality legal work, including representing individuals and families in litigation related to estates, probate and wills. We have a history of success because we constantly put our clients first and we become personally invested in the success of every case. If your relative has passed away intestate (without a will), there are specific issues that must be managed carefully, as the estate will be distributed as per the Michigan State intestate rules of succession. Protect your estate today and create a plan so that your property will be distributed according to your wishes.
Why should I worry about this now?
It is of great benefit to your loved ones to have your affairs in order, and these matters should be arranged as early as possible. Your family could suffer undue stress and financial problems if the unexpected should occur. By preparing for the unexpected events of the future, you and your family could have peace of mind knowing that everything will be handled according to your wishes. Don’t be caught off-guard and unprepared? Start planning your future today! Our firm assists young families as well as older people who are taking steps to ensure that their wishes are carried out, and that all of their estate matters are in order. We can help you protect what matters most and ensure that your remaining loved ones are provided for, avoiding future difficulties with your estate. Secure a future for you and your loved ones today and plan your estate with the help of a Michigan probate lawyer.
A number of probate matters can be highly complex, such as cases in which there has been undue influence upon an elderly member of the family. Changes in a will under these circumstances must be addressed with professional skill, as the original heirs may no longer be beneficiaries through actions taken by another family member, caregiver, relationship partner or other persons. These matters are of particular concern to families who have become aware that their relative may not be in a condition to make decisions. In cases of this nature, there is no substitute for quality and experience and we have been helping families across Michigan since 1963. When you entrust your future plans with the attorneys at our firm, you can rest assured that you will receive unparalleled legal counsel that you can count on. You and your family deserve peace of mind and we can help you achieve that.
Probate and estate distribution can be an emotional time for both family members and other heirs, and we are aware that preserving relationships could be a concern. We take action based upon the goals and objectives of our clients, and our focus is upon protecting their rights and best interests. Our legal team understands that every case is unique which is why we offer personalized plans and legal representation that is tailored to meet your specific needs. We will sit down with you and evaluate your case for free and then we will recommend the best course of action. You can be confident that our firm operates with the highest level of professional skill in every case. Call to schedule an appointment today by calling (248) 956-1473 or visit our Farmington Hills office.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Contact a Michigan probate attorney at our firm today and schedule your free case evaluation!