Detroit, Michigan Estate Planning & Probate Litigation Law Firm
Prince P. C.
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334
(248) 865-8810 or(888) 368-8810
Law Firm Overview
At Patricia Gormerly Prince, PC our clients goals are our goals. As probate and estate planning lawyers, probate litigation attorneys, and probate administration lawyers, we help clients with sensitive issues, often during difficult times. It is important to us that you feel comfortable. Our estate planning lawyers will take the time to find out what your goals are before recommending a course of action. Then our attorneys will explain everything in plain English - just because we know big words, we don't feel we have to use them. We do our best to return calls within a day and keep you updated on everything in your file. Our goal is always, as stated by attorney Patricia Gormely Prince, (our fearless leader), "to provide our clients with the best possible and most professional legal representation available."
Our estate planning lawyers stay abreast of all relevant changes in Michigan state and federal tax and probate law. As attorneys, we craft creative and unique estate plans for our clients. As lecturers and authors on estate and tax planning and probate litigation matters, we are respected by the Michigan legal community. Pat Prince and Shaheen Imami are both trained mediators, and through our affiliate, Michigan Dispute Resolution & Mediation Services (MDR&MS) offer full service alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services.
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Articles Published by Prince P. C.
Fiduciary Obligations Related to Estate Planning and Administration
When an individual dies, his or her estate has to be administered, debts settled and assets distributed. Often these duties fall to a fiduciary such as an attorney, a trustee, a personal representative, an administrator or an executor.Read Article
History and Overview of the Federal Estate Tax
The federal estate tax is defined by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax on the right to transfer property at death. The tax is imposed on the taxable estate, which is the total fair market value of the property transferred at death (called the gross estate) minus allowable deductions. Deductions allowed under the Internal Revenue Code include administration expenses, funeral expenses, charitable transfers and property that will be passed on to a surviving spouse.Read Article
A Comparison of Wills and Trusts
There are several key differences between wills and trusts as instruments created to transfer property, making each desirable for different reasons depending on an individualís particular situation.Read Article
How to Contest a Will or Trust
Undertaking legal action to contest a will or trust is a step most of us will never have to take. However, if you suspect that your loved one's will is not what he or she intended, there are several things that you can do legally to correct the situation.Read Article