Kalamazoo County Trusts Attorneys — 5 found

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  1. Kalamazoo County Trusts Attorney Michael J. Willis

    Michael Willis Pro

    Client Review: Words are inadequate to thank you for your help and kindness. A special thank you for your help w...
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    Licensed for 14 years
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    9.2

    269-492-1040
  2. Kalamazoo County Trusts Attorney Stacy A. Nowicki

    Stacy Nowicki

    Client Review: Ms. Nowicki walked me through the process of drafting a new will with great competence. She was ...
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    Licensed for 4 years
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    7.3

  3. Kalamazoo County Trusts Attorney Mathew B. Cannon

    Mathew Cannon

    Client Review: The decision to file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy was devastating and difficult. Once I made the decision...
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    Licensed for 6 years - Retainer (Always)
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    6.4

  4. Kalamazoo County Trusts Attorney Brian Timothy DeVries

    Brian DeVries

    Schoolcraft, MI Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
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    6.7

  5. Kalamazoo County Trusts Attorney Katherine Margaret Genther

    Katherine Genther

    Kalamazoo, MI Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 2 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    5.6

Trusts

A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.