Michigan Estate Planning Lawyer
The Michigan estate planning lawyers at Butzel Long have vast experience in the creation of wills, revocable living trusts, medical powers of attorney, and durable powers of attorney for financial matters. The Michigan estate planning attorneys develop sophisticated estate plans for extremely high net worth individuals and address the unique issues surrounding family and closely-held businesses. The firm also handles commonplace matters in addition to more complex matters that require special attention.
Michigan Estate Litigation Attorney
Butzel Long’s in-depth understanding of the intricate tax and estate laws gives clients optimal and creative solutions during their personal and professional lifespan and following death. The Michigan estate litigation attorneys can counsel fiduciaries during the administration of estates, trusts, guardianships, or conservatorships proceedings and can assist with tax compliance when preparing fiduciary income tax returns, federal gift and estate tax returns.
The Michigan elder law attorneys represent clients in a variety of estate matters, including:
- Charitable Giving
- Corporate Planning
- Employee Benefits
- Estate Litigation
- Estate Planning
- Estate Taxation
- Family Law Matters
- Financial Planning
- Private Business Structuring
- Probate Litigation
- Trust Litigation
- Wills Litigation
Experienced Michigan Probate Litigation Attorney
A Michigan probate attorney considers each client’s unique life circumstances when planning and developing an estate plan. Butzel Long assists clients in minimizing income taxes, estate taxes, gift taxes, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Throughout the years, the team of Michigan elder law planning attorneys have formed and implemented estate transfer tax plans, and have drafted revocable living trusts life insurance trusts generation-skipping and dynasty trusts grantor retained annuity trusts qualified personal residence trusts intentionally defective income trusts charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead trusts. The Michigan estate planning attorneys have also created family limited partnerships, family limited liability companies, and private family foundations.
Michigan Estate Planning Law Firm
The team of Michigan estate planning lawyers provides meaningful counsel on corporate planning and charitable giving. Butzel Long’s attorneys address the unique issues of ownership transition, management, and distribution of assets for business owners after death. The Michigan probate lawyers have considerable experience in charitable planning, IRA/retirement plans, international estate plans, special needs plans, providing guidance for implementing various tax advantaged trusts, and establishing private family foundations and public charities for clients looking to take a more active philanthropic role for themselves and their families.
For more information contact a Michigan estate planning attorney at Butzel Long.