While any legal matter can be stressful, those involving family hit much closer to home. Whether you are contemplating a divorce, engaged in probate, or making plans for your estate, at the Macomb County, Michigan office Jeffrey W. Hartkop and Patrick Rooney we will provide the legal counsel and support you need to make informed decisions.
Ending a marriage is rarely an easy decision. You want to do what is right for you, your family, and your future. We walk you through your divorce proceedings from start to finish, providing the quality advice you need.
In Michigan, you or your spouse must be a resident of the state for 180 days immediately preceding the filing of your complaint of divorce, and a resident of the county in which you are filing for at least ten days immediately prior. Legally acceptable grounds for divorce in Michigan include simply stating in the divorce complaint that the marriage has broken down, the objects of matrimony are destroyed, and there is no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved.
The time after a loved one passes away can be incredibly difficult. Adding the confusion of an estate in probate only adds to that stress. Whether you are challenging a will as a potential beneficiary or are acting as executor, you need an attorney who thoroughly understands the complex probate laws and can ensure your interests are protected.
Our law firm handles your probate case every step of the way, answering your questions and addressing any concerns you may have throughout the process.
Regardless of your age or the size of your estate, the time to plan for the future is now. If you die without a will the state of Michigan will decide how your estate is divided. As experienced estate planners, we can help you identify the will or trust that best fits your needs. We then draft a customized document that details your wishes in a clear, concise, and legally sound manner, protecting the future of your beneficiaries.
To discuss your family law, divorce, probate, or estate planning case call us at (586) 412-3400.
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