Resolving Conflict Outside of Court
The high cost of litigation and number of cases flooding the courts have many judges and attorneys using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to significantly cut costs and improve the efficiency of the court system. Clients whose cases qualify for this process often find it simpler and easier than facing off in the courtroom.
Digital Legacies: A Modern Necessity in a Digital World
Have you ever wondered what will happen to your accounts and photos when you pass away? How will loved ones communicate about your passing, access photos of you, or wrap up unfinished business?
What Happens to Your Monthly Income If You Go Into A Nursing Home?
Unfortunately, we face an increasing risk of spending some part of our lives living in a nursing home. What most of us don’t know is what happens to one’s monthly Social Security and pension checks once the person uses up all of his or her assets.
Save the Date – 2023 Kemp Klein Charity Golf Outing
On August 28, 2023, The Kemp Klein Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing at Boulder Pointe Golf Club in Oxford, Michigan. Proceeds will benefit SAY Detroit.
Kemp Klein Donates No-Sew Blankets to Common Ground
The attorneys and staff of Kemp Klein have come together to craft hand-tied fleece blankets for Common Ground’s clients. This is the fourth blanket making event that Kemp Klein has held.
Eighteen Kemp Klein Attorneys Recognized by U.S. News Best Lawyers in America
Eighteen of the firm’s lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in America in a variety of different practice areas. These attorneys are recognized for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers.
Ronald S. Nixon Wins Appeal in Favor of Charities
Upon his death, Raymond Rech’s trust gave three-quarters of his multi-million-dollar estate to three charities. The remaining quarter was held in trust to support his sister during her lifetime, after which the trust stated the remainder should be divided equally between the three charities.
Rolfe and Callahan Save Client Over $800,000
A new client recently came to Kemp Klein with the intention of updating their estate plan following the passing of a spouse. However, in the process of reviewing the client’s trust accounts, attorneys Brian Rolfe and Casey Callahan discovered a technical error in the retirement account beneficiary designations made by a previous financial advisor.
Zawideh Successfully Defends Son’s $2.1 Million Inheritance
After the father’s passing, the daughter, using a Durable Power of Attorney filed suit on behalf of her mother against Mr. Zawideh’s client, another son, and their company, seeking recovery of over $4.85 million.
In Re Estate of Weingrad
Appellee finalized an estate with non-SCAO forms in violation of MCR 5.1123(A). That rule says “if” a relevant form exists it “must be used.” The lower Court adjudicated the matter on the basis of the non-SCAO forms.
In Re Kurtz Protection Trust
Second marriages can keep Probate lawyers in business. In this case, husband and wife each had children from previous marriages. They created a joint trust so that after the death of the second spouse all children should share equally.
In Re Conservatorship and Guardianship of Pobanz
Appellant was a conservator. As a conservator, he was ordered to pay the fees on a Guardian Ad Litem over his objection. Later, when he hadn’t paid those fees, the lower Court ordered the County to pay those fees and Appellant to repay them.
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