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David D. Sprague

Elder law Attorney at Clinton Township, MI

5.0   1 review

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About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Elder law
    Senior Planning and Care including but not limited to Estate planning, Wills, Trusts, Long Term Care, Arrangements for Care, Distributions, Social Security and Retirement benefits, protection against elder abuse (physical, emotional and financial), and other concerns of older people.

    20 years

  2. Estate planning
    Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Medical Powers of Attorney (Patient Advocate Forms), Guardianships & Lady Bird Deeds

    20 years

  3. Probate
    Administering the Estate of a Deceased Person, Personal Representativesm Resolving Claims of the Estate, Preparing Inventory, Accounting and other Documents for the Probate Court and Distributing the Deceased Person's Property through the Probate Court.

    20 years

  4. Business
    Entity Formation, Limited Liability Companies (LLC), S-Corporations, Contracts & Agreements, Corporate Governance, Commercial Transactions & Succession Planning

    20 years

  5. Real estate
    Real Estate Transactions, Short Sale, Land Contracts, Forfeiture, Landlord/Tenant, 1031 Exchange, Investment, Management & General Property Law

    20 years

David D. Sprague, Elder Law Attorney.   David is a Parter in The Estate Firm and his practice includes Medicaid Applications, Medicaid Planning, Nursing Home Assistance, Long Term Care Planning, Special Needs Planning, Veterans Benefits Planning, VA Planning, Business Law, Real Estate Law, Representation of Landlords, Probate and Estate Planning, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Protective Orders and some Probate Litigation.  The focus of David's practice is establishing and growing wealth, protecting those assets and passing the assets on through proper Estate Planning.

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The Estate Firm - a Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate and Veterans Benefits Law Firm.
Medicaid, Elder Law, Nursing Home Assistance, Veterans Benefits Law Firm
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Licensed for 18 years
State MI
Status Active And In Good Standing
Acquired 2004
Updated 12/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact David

The Estate Firm
Rygiel Sprague P.C.
35758 Harper Avenue
Clinton Township, MI, 48035


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Posted by Matt | August 27, 2013
Personal, professional and thorough.
David has helped me and my family through multiple challenges in life, my small business, my grandmother's death and even divorce. He's been extremely easy to work with and has made those difficult times seem easier because I know that things will be handled the right way, and always in my favor. I've grown to consider Dave a friend and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to my closest inner circle.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 67-250 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Rygiel Sprague P.C. Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorneys
  • 2007 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Pepper Hamilton
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Attorney & Summer Associate
  • Raymond & Prokop, P.C.
  • 2003 - 2006
  • IT & Office Manager
  • General Motors Corporation
  • 1999 - 2003
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  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • University of Michigan
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • DHS Approved the Medicaid Application without further litigation


  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Disability Rights Section
  • Attorney Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section
  • Attorney Member
  • 2008 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Probate & Estate Planning Cert
  • State Bar of Michigan/ICLE
  • 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • Barnett Financial Hour on Supertalk AM1570
  • Estate Planning, Medicaid & VA
  • 2013
  • Flint Institute of Arts for Prospective Students
  • Alumnus Perspective of Opportunities
  • 2012
  • Shea, Aiello & Doxsie, PLLC, Southfield, Michigan
  • Presentation to Attorneys - Elder Law, VA and Medicaid Planning & Use of Ladybird Deeds
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (3)
Endorse David
Business Attorney | Aug 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It is my pleasure to endorse David. He is a smart, hardworking and effective business attorney. I am always willing to refer David to potential clients and I would hire David myself if I needed a business lawyer."
Elder law Attorney | Aug 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Dave for many years and can attest to that he is well skilled in elder and probate matters. His knowledge is only paralleled by his commitment to his clients. I am proud to know him as a colleague and to be able to call him a friend."
Landlord or tenant
Estate planning