Wills FAQ

Southfield, Birmingham & Bloomfield Hills, MI Will FAQs

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Legal Attorney Dean Patrick is a licensed Michigan lawyer specializing in probate law. He has the necessary knowledge to provide legal advice and legal assistance to make your life a little easier. His knowledge of Michigan Probate Law ensures you will get the legal help you need when you need to write a will or establish a trust. Listed below are commonly asked questions about Michigan Probate Law, Wills, Trusts, etc.

Q. Why should I make a will?
A. To ensure your assets are distributed according to your wishes when you have passed away.

Q. Do my heirs avoid probate with a will?
A. No.

Q. Do I need a will if I am married and do not have children?
A. If you have assets in your name alone, you can use the will to control the distribution of those assets or the state law will be used to distribute your assets.

Q. Is a will a matter of public record?
A. Yes. A will that is probated becomes a part of the public record.

Q. What happens to my estate if I don’t make a will?
A. If you do not plan, your assets will be distributed according to state law.

Q. Do I need a will?
A. If you have assets in your name and want to control the distribution of those assets when you pass, a will can accomplish that goal.

Q. Can a will be challenged in court?
A. Yes.

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If you have questions, please contact Mr. Patrick at (248) 663-2566.