Estate Planning services encompass a range of legal and financial solutions, including wills and trusts in Michigan, which helps individuals and families protect their assets, minimize taxes, and ensure that their wishes are carried out after they pass away or become incapacitated.

Wills and Trusts

Creating wills and trusts in Michigan is a fundamental estate planning service. A will lets you specify how you want your assets distributed. You also denote who you want to be the executor of your state in your. Trusts are legal arrangements that hold assets for the benefit of beneficiaries. They provide advantages like avoiding probate and minimizing taxes.

To ensure your estate plan is comprehensive and tailored to your unique circumstances, work with an experienced estate planning attorney who can guide you through the process and create a strategy that aligns with your goals and objectives. Our team has years of experience in estate and trust administration and is equipped with in-depth knowledge of the legal and financial complexities involved.

We handle wills and trusts in Michigan with empathy, recognizing the emotional challenges clients may be facing. We are committed to working with client’s unique goals and circumstances, and we use open and transparent communication, ensuring our clients are informed and involved throughout the administration process.

At the Law offices of Barton Morris, we’re committed to delivering exceptional estate and trust administration services, providing you with peace of mind to focus on what matters most – your family and loved ones. This is why we strive to administer estates and trusts efficiently.

We can aid you in outlining your medical preferences and appointing a healthcare agent or proxy to make medical decisions with an Advance Healthcare Directive if you become incapacitated. A financial power of attorney allows an agent to manage your financial affairs and ensure bills are paid, and economic affairs run smoothly.

Beneficiary Designations, Estate Tax Planning, and More!

We can also set up beneficiary designations, ensuring that beneficiary designations are current and aligned with your estate plan. Estate tax planning can minimize potential estate tax liabilities. Estate planning can also include nominating guardians who will care for your children in the event of your passing. Estate planning can include setting up special needs trusts to safeguard special needs family members’ quality of life too.

Living trusts establish and hold assets for your benefit during your lifetime and for your beneficiaries after your passing and can be revocable or irrevocable, offering benefits like privacy, avoiding probate, and incapacity planning. You might want to consider leaving a legacy by setting up charitable trusts or philanthropic endowments too.

Asset Protection and Business Succession Planning

Whether you want to create a plan to transfer business ownership and management to your chosen successors or need help safeguarding your assets, we can help! Moreover, updating your estate plan is crucial to accommodating changes such as marriage, divorce, births, or changing financial circumstances.

Barton Morris can help you support your need for wills and trusts in Michigan. Contact us today to discuss and schedule a consultation with our knowledgeable team. We’ll be happy to assist you.