Kemp Klein


Collecting Your Attorney Fees When Your Probate Estate is Covered in Federal Tax Liens

-Published in Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Winter 2022



Drafting to Minimize Income Taxes in (non-Grantor) Complex Trusts

-Published in Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Winter 2021



In re Eyde Trust





Every month I summarize the most important probate cases in Michigan. Now I publish my summaries as a service to colleagues and friends. I hope you find these summaries useful and I am always interested in hearing thoughts and opinions on these cases.

Alan May is a shareholder who is sought after for his experience in guardianships, conservatorships, trusts, wills, forensic probate issues and probate.  He has written, published and lectured extensively on these topics.

He was selected for inclusion in the 2007 and 2008 issues of Michigan Super Lawyers magazine featuring the top 5% of attorneys in Michigan and has been called by courts as an expert witness on issues of fees and by both plaintiffs and defendants as an expert witness in the area of probate and trust law.  He is listed by Martindale-Hubbell in the area of Probate Law among its Preeminent Lawyers.