Top Dearborn Estate Planning Attorneys Near You

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Clos, Russell & Wirth, P.C.

Estate Planning Attorney | Serving Dearborn, MI

734-224-5029

Protect Your Assets and Protect Your Future. Contact An Experienced Professional Today!

Choosing a law firm that perfectly fits your needs can often seem overwhelming. At Clos, Russell & Wirth, P.C., we endeavor to be the firm that professionally and skillfully responds, in a timely manner, to our clients' legal needs. Since 1994, we have built a staff of dedicated professionals in a wide range of practice areas in order to guide our clients through …

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Boroja Bernier & Calvin PLLC

Estate Planning Attorney | Serving Dearborn, MI

Free Consultation

586-203-2906

Whether you are planning for yourself or loved ones, your financial well being is important to us. Call today.

Boroja, Bernier & Calvin PLLC is the among the most modern and aggressive law firms in the area. Quality legal representation is essential for a successful business. Our goal is to provide the best legal representation available to our clients. With over 10 years combined experience, we strive for results, not just representation. We are proud of the high legal and …

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Andrea M. Banfield, Attorney at Law

Estate Planning Attorney | Serving Dearborn, MI

Free Consultation

Whether you Need to Establish a Will or Make Decisions Regarding an Aging Parent, we can Walk you Through the Steps.

Our office prides ourselves on “Protecting and Aggressively Serving Client Needs and Family Assets.” If you are thinking about marriage or contemplating divorce or want to provide for your families’ future, let us assist you.  We handle all family matters at the Law Offices of Andrea M. Banfield and will provide you the special attention you need from …

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Help with Estate Planning

Hiring a Dearborn Estate Planning Attorney is the best way to know you've adequately prepared for you and your family's future. Additionally, depending on what you wish to achieve, an estate plan can help support family members, charities, and other worthy causes.

Estate Planning Attorneys

All individuals, regardless of their financial position, will benefit from talking with an Estate Planning Lawyer. However, speaking with a lawyer can be very useful when a person suddenly comes into a lot of money, such as from inheritance or a business sale.

A proper estate plan typically utilizes both a trust and a will. These two powerful tools allow you to make sure not only that your financial goals are addressed, but that you have peace of mind knowing those you love will be taken care of properly when you're no longer able or willing to do so.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Estate Planning Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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