When you become the executor of someone’s Michigan estate, you may feel overwhelmed. Probate often can present challenges for which you are unprepared.
Your family is the most important thing to you. Sadly, you also know that your spouse isn't happy and may be pursing a divorce.
When a will makes its way through a Michigan probate court, a relative or beneficiary who questions its contents may have a chance to raise his or her concerns and question the validity of the will itself. At Gormley and Johnson Law Offices, PLC, we recognize that there are several different grounds you can use to question the validity of a will, and one way you can do so is to raise the question of whether the will’s author was a victim of undue influence.
Going through a divorce can be overwhelming, not only for the couple who is terminating their marriage, but for the children who are unwilling participants of the separation. It can be extremely difficult for kids to transition from a two-parent family and household to a single-parent living arrangement. Traditionally, courts award sole-physical custody to the parent who is the primary caretaker of the child in order to keep the child in a consistent environment. However, studies show that joint-physical custody may provide children with many behavioral and developmental benefits.