Top Detroit Estate Planning Attorneys Near You

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Clos, Russell & Wirth, P.C.

Estate Planning Attorney | Serving Detroit, 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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Prince Law Firm

Estate Planning Attorney | Serving Detroit, MI

Free Consultation

248-865-8810

We Can Develop an Estate Plan For You That Speaks On Your Behalf and Will Best Protect Your Assets and Family.

Established nearly 25 years ago, Prince Law Firm continues to be a leader in legal matters involving trusts, estates, and probate. Our goal is always, as stated by our fearless leader, attorney Patricia Gormely Prince, "to provide our clients with the best possible and most professional legal representation available." We help clients with sensitive issues, …

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Boroja Bernier & Calvin PLLC

Estate Planning Attorney | Serving Detroit, 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 Detroit, 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 Detroit 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.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances - such as being charged with a crime - where you should always seek experienced legal help.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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Court Locations in Detroit, MI

36th District Court

421 Madison Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 965-8700

U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Michigan

231 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 234-5000

U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Michigan

211 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 234-0065