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Trusts & Estates

You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. Whether planning the care and support of your loved ones upon your death or guiding you through the probate process as you mourn the loss of a loved one, the attorneys at Raymond T. Rowe, P.C. can help with all aspects of trusts and estates, including:
  • Estate planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Will drafting and execution

Estate planning

When devising an estate plan, we consider how best to protect your children, support your loved ones and contribute to the charitable causes that are special to you.

We thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. We draft a will that reflects your desires, and establish living trusts if they advance your individual needs and your estate planning goals.

Probate

The process of probate typically accompanies a painful emotional loss. The knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorneys at Raymond T. Rowe, P.C. can ease the stress of probating the estate.

We assist executors in all steps of the complex process of probating a will in Michigan or Florida probate court, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the probate court
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professionals and experts when necessary

Probate disputes

The stress of a probate dispute can compound the pain of losing a loved one. When disputes arise, our composed courtroom demeanor can calm the emotionally charged process of challenging an invalid will or defending a valid will against erroneous claims made by unhappy beneficiaries. If you choose to preserve amiable family relationships, Raymond T. Rowe, P.C. can skillfully mediate disputes to reach just, equitable resolutions with your loved ones. When necessary, we assertively defend your beneficiary rights within the Michigan or Florida probate court.

Contact estate planning lawyers you can trust at Raymond T. Rowe, P.C.

For thorough and professional legal service in Troy, Michigan and South Miami, Florida, call Raymond T. Rowe, P.C. at 248.643.8640 or contact us online.