Michigan Probate Information and Resources

what to do when a loved one dies

It’s not uncommon to have questions about what to do when a loved one dies. This is a checklist of what to do when a loved one dies.

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letter of authority

4 things you must know about a Letter of Authority in Michigan so that you can access your loved one’s assets, money, and property.

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michigan probate process

This article answers some of the most frequently asked questions with respect to the Michigan Probate process.

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personal representative michigan

A Michigan Personal Representative is appointed by the court to guide a decedent’s estate through the Michigan Probate process.

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michigan probate laws

The Michigan Probate process can be confusing. This article clarifies Michigan Probate Laws to help you navigate the process.

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how much probate cost in michigan

If you are going through Probate for the first time, you may have some questions with respect to who you need to talk to and how much Probate costs in Michigan.

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how long does probate take in michigan

How long does Probate take in Michigan? It depends on a number of different factors. 

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michigan inheritance tax

Many people who are in the process of Estate Planning or have had loved on pass away usually have questions about Michigan Inheritance Tax and whether or not they have to pay it.

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intestate succession michigan

Learn how your money and property will be given to your loved ones based on Michigan intestate succession laws if you die without the proper Estate Plan in place.

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contesting a will in michigan

Contesting a Will in Michigan is a legal process in which eligible parties can ask the Probate court to make a Will invalid. 

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Informal Probate Michigan

A large majority of estates can go through the Michigan Informal Probate process. Learn the must-knows about Informal Probate in Michigan.

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informal probate vs formal probate

Deciding between informal probate vs formal probate can be confusing. This article will help you determine which is best for your situation.

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Michigan Small Estate Probate

If an estate is small, you may qualify for Michigan small estate probate that may be less costly and time consuming. 

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can an executor decide who gets what

Can an executor decide who gets what and what powers does an executor of a will have? 

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what an executor cannot do

There are certain things an executor cannot do with respect to a will, probate, and closing an estate. Learn more.

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inheriting a house that is paid off

Inheriting a house that is paid off? Learn about some of the best options when inheriting a house with no mortgage.

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probate sale

When someone passes away, they have real property, like a house, that needs to be sold through a probate sale. Learn more.

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probate real estate

When someone passes away, their property is left to be distributed to their family members. Learn more about probate real estate.

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can you empty a house before probate

Can you empty a house before Probate? Read this article to find out why emptying a house before Probate may not be a good idea.

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How To Change A Deed When You Inherit a Property

This article will guide you through the process of how to change a deed when you inherit a property.

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