Michigan

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State specific resources

Laws, Rules and Regulations surrounding End-of-Life planning vary dramatically state-by-state. 
Sorting through the do’s & don’ts can be overwhelming and very time consuming. We have compiled a list of contacts and resources for each state to get you started. 

Michigan Intestate Succession Laws

If you die without making a will, a court will distribute your property according to the laws of your state. This process is called “intestate succession” or “intestacy.” Who gets what depends on who your closest relatives are. The most likely recipients are your spouse, your children, your parents, or your siblings. This link can provide you with an outline for the Intestate Succession Law for your state.

Michigan Attorneys

While it is possible to create your own Will, Trust, and other Estate Planning documents, often it is best to just let the professionals handle it. You want to make certain that your final wishes are unchangeable if contested, and you may not know all the loopholes that can be found. This link can direct you with a list of Attorneys for your state.

Michigan Requirements for a Last Will & Testament

Each state has their own requirements when creating a Last Will & Testament. This link can provide you with the basic requirements for your state, however, because of the complications that can arise, it is always best to consult with an attorney who specializes in Estate Planning documents.

Michigan Power of Attorney for Finances

A financial power of attorney is a legal document that grants a trusted Agent/Attorney-in-Fact the power to make and execute financial decisions for a Principal. This link will direct you to our Shop where you can purchase a POA for Finances for your state.

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Professional Resources

Estate Planning Attorneys

Cornerstone Legal – Phone: 517-708-2222 / 517-701-3666
Coverage Area: Lansing and surrounding areas

Pre-Planning Services

Holihan-Atkin-Barclay – Phone: 517-627-2531
Coverage Area: Clinton, Eaton & Ingham Counties (*call for additional locations)

 

Financial Professionals

Quincie Minton, Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial
Phone: 517-525-2737  |  Email: quincie.j.minton@mwarp.org
Coverage Area: Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, (Nebraska Coming Soon)

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The Idea Behind the Company

In August 2018 my father went into the hospital with a fever and a general not feeling well. Things did not improve for him and 3 weeks later he passed away, never leaving the hospital after he initially entered. When he passed, myself along with my step-mother, step-sister, biological sister and my father’s sister were all by his side…………..

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