Estate Planning
An estate plan can protect your loved ones and avoid confusion and unnecessary costs by establishing documents that express your desires. A well-drafted estate plan can help reduce or eliminate tax obligations and can help avoid conflicts among family members...
Elder Law
Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices is recognized as one of the leading Elder Law firms in the state of Michigan. We help families deal with the difficult issues that arise in the aging process. The practice of elder law includes issues that arise in the context of aging and...
Special Needs Planning
Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices is recognized as one of the leading Special Needs and Elder Law firms in the State of Michigan. With five locations throughout Michigan-East Lansing, Jackson, Battle Creek, Midland and Ithaca-they are able to bring this expertise to a local...
Unfortunately, families fight in the context of estates. People even steal from older adults. The legal disputes that arise in these situations require an attorney that is versed in probate litigation. We represent clients in all probate and elder law litigation...
Michigan law allows for the establishment of guardianships over adults, children and persons with developmental disabilities (individuals who realized significant physical and/or cognitive impairments prior to age 22); as well as conservatorships over adults and children...
Probate Appeals
The attorneys for Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices are among the most experienced probate lawyers in the arena of Michigan’s appellate courts. Appellate courts serve a critical role in two important ways: First, they correct mistakes that occur at trial...

Welcome to Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices

Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices is a law firm focused exclusively in the areas of estate planning, elder law, probate litigation, and special needs planning. Our attorneys are among the most recognized and respected in Michigan. Among their achievements: three formerly chaired the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Michigan State Bar, two formerly chaired the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the Michigan State Bar, four are fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, two are Certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation, one is a member of the Special Needs Alliance, and one is a retired probate judge of 26 years.

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