Estate Planning

Ryan Conboy

Need a Probate Administration? Maybe Not

Sometimes in life, seemingly complex or difficult problems can actually have fairly simple solutions. The same can be true in estate planning and probate matters. … Continue Reading

Ryan Conboy

Death and the Mortgage Due-on-Sale

Losing a loved one, particularly a spouse, is an emotionally taxing event. That loss is compounded when it triggers financial issues, especially those that impact … Continue Reading

Bobbi Hines

Estate Planning Video: “What is Estate Planning?”

Do you keep hearing the term “estate planning” and wonder what it really means and why it may be important? For some people, an estate … Continue Reading

Bobbi Hines

Kreis Enderle’s Bobbi Hines Launches Michigan Estate Planning Video Series

Why should someone have a will? Should only wealthy people create trusts? What exactly is an estate plan?   To answer these and other questions, Kreis … Continue Reading

Ryan Conboy

Michigan’s Principal Residence Exemption Clarifies Who Can Purchase As an “Owner”

Michigan residents who own and occupy real estate as their principal residences can qualify for the Principal Residence Exemption (PRE), formerly known as the Homestead Exemption.    The PRE can be … Continue Reading


Think Twice Before Adding Your Child’s Name to Your Assets

Parents will often add a child’s name to their bank accounts, home, and other assets, believing it will make it easier for the child to … Continue Reading

Bobbi Hines

Elder Law Update: Managing Your Assets to Meet Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

The cost of long-term care for seniors continues to skyrocket, whether in-home or in a nursing or assisted living facility. Because these expenses are not … Continue Reading

Bobbi Hines

Bobbi Hines Discusses Exit Strategies & Transition Planning on Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast

Bobbi Hines, an attorney in Kreis Enderle’s Elder Law and Estate Planning practice groups, recently appeared as a featured guest on a popular podcast produced … Continue Reading


Unmarried & Living Together in Michigan? You Need a Cohabitation Agreement

In our modern world, unmarried couples who live together are commonplace. Similar to the importance of a prenuptial agreement for married couples, unmarried couples should … Continue Reading

Jim Lance

5 Ways to Avoid Probate in Michigan

The Probate process is a slow, tedious, and at times, expensive and potentially contentious process, at least when compared to other options. Many people believe … Continue Reading

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