Weeks Law Firm is excited to announce that Tresi Weeks has been named to Super Lawyers. Congratulations Tresi!! Attorney Tresi Moore Weeks brings client-centered approach to estate planning for her clients with specialized planning for families with complex needs. Weeks Law Firm provides exceptional guidance to its clients in estate planning, probate, guardianship and special needs…

Sometimes homes and portfolios lose value or income and investments increase significantly. If this is the case for you, do you need to change your will? If your finances have changed markedly since you wrote your will, it is estate planning good practice to check your estate plan to see if you need to make…

You’ve packed sunblock and a beach novel. You’ve planned your itinerary and bought plane tickets. What about your estate planning? Have you ensured that you have an estate plan in place or that it is up to date? Don’t leave home without making sure your financial health and the future of your loved ones is…

Recently as I was writing a paper about the forms of probate administration to present at a continuing legal education seminar, I asked myself “what is the form of probate that I get the most questions about?”. The answer was clear to me: I get the most questions about Muniment of Title. When this form…

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin was thought to have died without a will, but the recent discovery of handwritten documents in her home is calling that into question. A representative of her estate has asked a Michigan probate court to determine if any of the documents could be considered a valid will. When Franklin died August 16,…

When you die, your debts do not expire with you. Most debt still needs to be paid off, if possible.  However, who is responsible for paying the debt depends on the type of debt, and some assets are protected from being used to satisfy a debt. Outstanding debt may include mortgages, credit card bills, car loans,…

How frequently you should review your estate plan depends on how old you are and whether there has been a significant change in your circumstances. If you are over age 60 and you haven’t updated your estate plan in many decades, it’s almost certain that you need to update your documents. After that, you should…

Probate Lawyers Advise on Building Freedom From Court Interference Into Your Estate Plan If you feel that the matters of your estate should be kept private and that your assets should be used for your care during your lifetime and then distributed to your loved ones rather than eroded by court fees, you’re not alone….

Estate Planning for Military Families Celebrating the 4th of July reminds us all how important it is to honor those that have served our country, and those who are currently serving. This time is also a good opportunity for members of the military and their loved ones to consider setting up or revising an existing…

How to Build Freedom From Court Interference Into Your Estate Plan If you feel that the matters of your estate should be kept private and that your assets should be used for your care during your lifetime and then distributed to your loved ones rather than eroded by court fees, you’re not alone. And luckily,…

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