Estate Planning

Steve and MaryLipson Neilson is a leader in Michigan for many areas of estate planning, from estate administration to lifetime counsel and probate administration work. We focus on individuals, closely-held businesses and charitable organizations, working closely with our clients to provide top level advice.

Through Lipson Neilson’s acquisition of the Center for Estate Planning, the firm offers enhanced depth of expertise and practice disciplines.

We have counseled thousands of families and businesses on their estate plans, some representing four generations of families. Lipson Neilson legal professionals have also built a solid reputation for working with high net-worth individuals who require that their personal and business affairs be strategically arranged in a tax-efficient manner to help safeguard family wealth, while minimizing family disputes. More importantly, in some cases, Lipson Neilson can counsel your family and closely-held businesses to avoid lengthy and costly probate battles.

To learn what we can do for you, your family and business in Michigan – including Wayne County, Macomb County, and Oakland County – call us discuss your case and identify the legal options available to you.

At Lipson Neilson, we also understand how a business, child custody issue, or personal injury settlement can impact an estate plan and our expertise allows our clients to protect the financial legacy they’d like to leave their loved ones. We can do the same for you in regard to any of the following areas of law:

  • Estate Planning
  • Wealth Management/Trust Administration
  • Family Disputes
  • Mediation Services
  • Contested Wills and Probate
  • Wrongful Death Issues
  • Post-death Consulting Services
  • Retirement Planning

What is a Trust?

Criteria for selecting a Trustee.

What is Probate?