Planning Your Estate For Your Non-Traditional Family
With same-sex couples or couples who are getting married and have children from past relationships, it is critical to have a solid estate plan in place. The law will most likely not distribute your property to your family exactly how you want it to be distributed. A skilled estate planning attorney in Michigan can guide you through the entire estate planning process, developing a plan that ensures your wishes are respected.
At the law firm of Marrs & Terry, PLLC, in Ann Arbor, our estate planning lawyers have helped numerous non-traditional families create wills, trusts and other documents that allow them to properly plan for the future.
For an initial consultation, contact the law firm of Marrs & Terry to make an appointment. Discuss your estate planning options with a sophisticated lawyer today.
Estate Planning Guidance For Same-Sex Couples
Our team of Michigan lawyers knows how to use many estate planning tools to allow you to protect each other’s rights under the law. We can help you to incorporate many useful tools into your plan, including:
- Financial powers of attorney
- Health care directives
Under Michigan law, same-sex couples do not share the same rights as married couples. Our estate planning lawyers can help you obtain these rights through proper estate planning and even through cohabitation agreements.
Issues Re-Married Individuals Face With Estate Plans
Individuals who become re-married may have property they have obtained outside of their current marriage that they wish to pass to a certain family member. He or she may also have children from a prior marriage that they wish to fully protect if something unexpected should happen. These options and more are fully possible with proper estate planning.
Our lawyers will help you to establish who has what obligations when it comes to your assets. We can even assist with antenuptial and postnuptial agreements that further define your rights with regard to your property. These planning techniques can greatly help to prevent future conflicts from ever arising.
Take Care Of Your Family’s Needs. Contact Us Today.
If you have questions regarding estate planning for non-traditional families, do not hesitate to contact our Michigan law firm online. You may also call us toll free at 866-665-8095 to schedule an initial consultation.