Medicaid Planners Get Rare Win from COA

By Doug Chalgian on May 23, 2018

The Michigan Court of Appeals has issued an opinion regarding the appropriateness of using probate court protective orders to obtain spousal support orders in situations where such orders...

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Remainder Beneficiary of Revocable Trust has Standing to Sue Trustee for Breach

By Doug Chalgian on September 14, 2017

UPDATE: On June 8, 2018, the Michigan Supreme Court vacated those portions of this decision that incorrectly construed the Michigan Trust Code provisions related to standing to initiate a trust...

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Doug Chalgian

About The Author: Doug Chalgian

I am an estate planning, probate litigating, elder law attorney. This is a blog for clients and professional colleagues. In it I offer my ideas about the state of the law and the practice of law. I believe we are living through a unique period during which the law (which is traditionally slow to change) and society are attempting to evolve to address the explosion of people living long lives. I find these developments fascinating and enjoy being involved in this evolution.