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Q: What are some pros and cons of avoiding the probate process in Michigan?
Nick Daniels
Nick Daniels
answered on Aug 30, 2017

A primary goal of estate planning is to try and prevent loved ones from going to court.

Con: having to go to court. There are some court costs, and if you hire an attorney there will be attorney fees, then the time preparing for court and being in court.

Pro: trying to prevent...
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Q: How many people do I need to witness a will?
Nick Daniels
Nick Daniels
answered on Jun 23, 2017

The short answer is two. According to Michigan law, MCL 700.2502(c) "Signed by at least 2 individuals, each of whom signed within a reasonable time after he or she witnessed either the signing of the will ..... or the testator's acknowledgment of that signature or acknowledgment of the... View More

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