Estate Planning

Detroit Business Lawyers offers estate planning services. From wills and trusts to medical directives and powers of attorney, we ensure that your wishes are met. Planing to dispose of your assets and ensuring proper medical care and decision making when you cannot act on your own is critical to any effective estate plan.

Each competent individual over age 18 should consider having an estate plan. Even if you don't have significant assets, a will can ensure that the distribution of your assets follows your wishes. Trusts are highly effective for medium to large estates or for particular assets such as a family cottage. We tailor our estate plans to meet our clients' goals and needs, providing the necessary mix of flexibility and control.

Medical directives provide instructions to health care providers regarding your wishes for medical treatment when you are unable to advise them of your wishes. Durable power of attorneys allow you to appoint a trusted individual to make decisions on your behalf when you are unable to do so. An effective estate plane should have both a medical and financial power of attorney, allowing an individual to make financial and medical decisions for the client when they are unable to express their wishes. These are critical elements to a proper and comprehensive estate plan.