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Mike is a very thorough person to work with. He kept us in the loop with questions and e-mails. He answered any questions we had for him.
Michael helped with revising my will and setting up a living trust following the death of my husband. He explained things step by step and helped getting some assets in my name. At a very difficult time in my life, he had compassion, good advice and patience.
Michael was not only thorough and knowledgeable, he was a joy to work with! His pleasant personality, great communication skills and firm grasp of estate planning made the whole process so much easier than we'd anticipated and much more enjoyable too!
Mike is an outstanding attorney because he brings tremendous understanding and experience to the legal part of business, and does an excellent job putting perspective into the process. I had Mike review an operating agreement for a business opportunity I was offered, and his insights prevented the business from making serious mistakes right at the outset. His counsel is careful and incisive, and I would not hesitate to recommend Mike, because he is patient and thorough in his approach.
Through lifes experiences that having a trust when it comes time to settle estates is the only way to go, so much easier than dealing with a will and probate. That alone makes the expense of a trust seem VERY minor. We (my wife and I) have two trusts, one for the bulk of our needs and a second one for our firearms. Do some research and you will find that when it comes to administrating the wishes of the deceased that a trust can act very quickly, protect the assets and easily be updated. Estate planning is one of those things that no one likes to think about but having been through the process four times, I can tell you from experience that the upfront planning of a trust makes everything much easier when you must act and you do not need the added stress of interacting with the legal system, especially probate court.
I found Mike to me very knowledgable in helping us with our gun trust, asked all the right questions and made sure we received the product that we desired, even though we did not know what that would look like when we started. Great communications, prompt action and true to his timeline. This quality of service is fairly rare, so I take the time to endorse the people that I run into that really care about there clients.
Thank you Mike.
This was a most positive learning experience. Based on the clients efforts, a sliding flat rate is attainable. Mike and Colby combine to make an available team. We never felt rushed, nor pressured. Answers were specific and interaction was strongly sought. I/we, could with confidence recommend Michael@Lichterman Law to any friend or relation.
Michael was excellent to work with in setting up my NFA trust. Michael takes great care in making sure you, your family and beneficiaries are well protected both legally and financially with regards to owning NFA items. I would highly recommend Michael to anyone looking to establish an NFA trust or estate planning.
Mike was helpful and stayed on point. He made a large project move along smoothly and effortless for us. Will recommend him to others.
Michael was wonderful to work with. He provided a warm environment where you felt comfortable speaking candidly. He values establishing relationships with clients and earns trust easily. He provided guidance and knowledge to help us make wise decisions. He is very thorough and has a good process to take clients through the steps involved to establish a trust. In addition, the support he provides beyond the "clock" time is greatly appreciated. I would full heartedly recommend Michael to anyone!
Mike was great to work with. He is very knowledgeable and was quick to respond to all of our questions. His fee structure is reasonable, and allows for open dialog without financial penalty. We are recommending Mike to our friends who are interested in preparing wills/living trusts.