Simple Wills in Oakland County
Work With A Top Oakland County Estate Planning Attorney
A will is an
estate planning tool that allows an individual to determine how property will be distributed
after they pass on. Additionally, a will can select a personal representative
to honor your last wishes and a guardian to care for your minor children.
Michigan states that a will is valid if its creator is at least 18 years
of age with sound mind and it is signed by the testator and at least two
witnesses. Holographic wills, or unwitnessed, handwritten wills are also
valid. Almost every adult should draft a will, and an Oakland County estate
planning attorney can help you plan for your loved ones.
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Michigan Intestate Succession Laws
do leave a valid will, the state will select an administrator and determine how your assets
leave children but no surviving spouse, your children will inherit the estate.
leave a spouse but no lineal heirs or surviving children, your spouse is entitled to all of the property.
spouse and children survive you, your spouse receives the first $150,000 of the property as well as half
of the remaining property, and your children share the other half.
parents and spouse survive you and you do not have children, your spouse inherits the first $150,000 and three-fourths of the remaining
balance, and your parents inherit the remaining quarter.
Experienced Guidance for the Creation of Simple Wills
If you are interested in planning for your loved ones, it is important
to seek qualified legal counsel. With more than 20 years of experience,
our firm is prepared to assist you with creating a simple will.
We listen to our clients' needs, assess their problems and then determine
the best paths of action after evaluating all possible options. For more
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