Practice Areas
Estate Planning and Probate
Has COVID-19 (Unfortunately) Made This a Good Time for Estate Planning?
Completing Your Estate Plan During COVID-19
Employment Versus Lay-Off Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic
What to Do When You Cannot Stretch (IRAs) Like You Used to, and Yoga Won’t Help
Joint Accounts: Effective Planning Tool or Avenue to Disputes?
In Terrorem Provisions – Them’s Fightin’ Words!
Estate Tax Portability – You Can’t Take It with You, But Your Spouse Can
Crypto Estate Planning
Irrevocable Trusts and Trying to Break (Or At Least Bend) Them
What Passes for a Valid Will in Michigan, Digital Style
Ensuring a Basis Step Up at the First Spouse's Death
Reviewing Estate Plans as a Result of New Tax Act
The Federal Estate Tax – Dying a Slow Death?
Incorporating Income Tax and Basis Planning Into an Estate Plan
Top Ten Nontax Reasons to do Estate Planning
The Aging Population
Qualified Dispositions in Trust – Michigan Joins the Ranks of States Offering Asset Protection Trusts – Part 2
Controlling Your Trust Assets to the Grave and Beyond
Got Creditors? New Michigan Trust Can Protect You
Do You or One of Your Parents Need a Will Contract?
Gifts or Donations of Collections
President-Elect Trump and the Prospects for Changes to the Tax Laws
The Who and the How
How to Pass on Grandmother’s China
Estate Planning Goes Digital in Michigan
Why is My Excellent Attorney Issuing a Crummy Notice?
Geoffrey N. Taylor’s Article “When Should Clients Be Advised to Use a Corporate Trustee?” Published in Estate Planning
Disinheriting A Child – A Parent’s Agony
New Able Accounts for the Disabled
Helping Children Buy a House Using a Shared Equity Financing Agreement
Clean Up Your Estate Plan
Why You Should (and Should Not) Appoint a Corporate Trustee
Where is Your Will?
The Enforceability of Transaction Indemnities Against Stockholders
Celebrity Wills in the News
Will the New Expanded Uncapping Exemption Keep Your Family Cottage in the Family? It’s a Step in the Right Direction...