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Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP

Resulting Trust Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

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714-384-6500

Our Team Utilizes Extensive Knowledge of Trust And Estate Law With A Combined 100+ Years of Experience In Order To Realize The Most Favorable Outcome.

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Prince Law Firm

Resulting Trust Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

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248-865-8810

Probate Matters and Estate Administration Can Be Complex and Have High Stakes. We'll Help to Protect Your Family and Interests.

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

Resulting Trust Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

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586-203-2906

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

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Aldrich Legal Services PLLC

Resulting Trust Lawyer | Serving Southfield, MI

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Experienced Estate Planning and Probate Lawyers. We will build the best solution to protect your family. Please Call

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Southfield Resulting Trust Information

Are You Dealing With a Resulting Trust?

If you are faced with a resulting trust because your trust's purpose has been frustrated or the trust was not created properly then hiring a skilled Southfield resulting trust lawyer is a good idea. He or she can explain your rights and legal options.

Legal Issues May Arise When Interpreting a Resulting Trust

Certain requirements must be met for a resulting trust to be valid. Since a resulting trust is only an implied trust, the court is in charge of determining whether the resulting trust is implied after the intended purpose of the trust has concluded.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

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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