Prince Law Firm
Call For A Consultation
Toll Free 866-383-1125
Local 248-419-1968

Ensure estate is handled properly in Michigan

When a loved one from Michigan passes away, their family members have to deal with their final arrangements. An individual with has an estate plan in place will likely have named a personal representative. This person is responsible for making sure the decedent's estate is probated properly. They have several duties that they must complete throughout the process.

We understand that it can be a challenge to figure everything out while you're still dealing with your loss. Having an attorney probating the estate can ensure that everything is handled properly.

Much of the probate process is unsupervised here in Michigan. Regardless, the personal representative must pay off debts and transfer assets in accordance with the decedent's will.

It is possible for the process to become supervised if someone has reason to believe that the personal representative isn't handling it properly. When the case is under supervision, everything is reviewed by a judge. This helps to ensure that there aren't any missteps.

As part of the estate administration process, you will have to pay off the outstanding debts of the estate, file the state and federal income taxes, find all of the heirs and distribute the assets as the decedent instructed. The probate process can't be finalized until everything is completed. This may take six months for a simple estate, but it can take much longer if the estate is more complicated or all of the heirs can't be located. We are here to help you throughout the probate process so that you are able to focus on healing from the grief of losing a loved one.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Our Office

Prince Law Firm
800 W. Long Lake Road, Suite 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Fax: 248-865-0640
Bloomfield Hills Law Office Map

Connect with us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
VISA | Master Card | American Express | Discover Network