David has practiced law for 15 years and specializes in estate planning, wills,... more
David has practiced law for 15 years and specializes in estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and defense of medical malpractice and civil rights lawsuits. He is a shareholder of Chapman and Associates and is licensed in both Michigan and Indiana. David is a Special Fiduciary at the Oakland County Probate Court. He is dedicated to educating the public on issues in estate planning includin... view profile
Timothy Sloan is a founding member and managing partner at Lewis Sloan, PLLC. His... more
Timothy Sloan is a founding member and managing partner at Lewis Sloan, PLLC. His belief that each person who seeks legal services deserves the very best efforts and full attention of their lawyer is what drives his representation of each and every client. Mr. Sloan is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School. During his time at Wayne Law, he was a recipient of the prestigious Dean’s Sc... view profile
I enjoy practicing law because it provides me with an opportunity to continally get... more
I enjoy practicing law because it provides me with an opportunity to continally get to know new individuals and families. When retaining my services, Ilike all of my clients to think that they have found an attorney who will treat them fairly and professionally, and will becometheir trusted legal advisor. I enjoy many personal activities which include golf, skiing, travel, and many fo... view profile
My primary areas of practice include the creation and ongoing support of both profit... more
My primary areas of practice include the creation and ongoing support of both profit and nonprofit businesses, estate planning, estate and trust administration, and residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.