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Darren M. Findling

also known as The Probate Pro

About me

The Probate Pro, PLC is the leading Michigan law firm providing probate and trust litigation and administration. The Probate Pro, PLC is a division of The Darren Findling Law Firm, PLC.


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Contact info

The Probate Pro, PLC

414 W 5th St
Royal Oak, MI, 48067-2545

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 100%
    22 years, 5 thousand cases



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marc Keith Nakisher

    I endorse this lawyer. Darren Findling managing member of The Probate Pro is an outstanding lawyer. He has integrity, intelligence, and the ability to solve difficult and complex problems.


    Marc Nakisher Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Darren is not only a brilliant and talented attorney, he takes the time to help his clients understand and feel comfortable with the process.


    Robert Lippitt
    Relationship: Friend


MIActive And In Good Standing199405/14/2016
INTemporary AdmissionUnknown10/15/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers in MichiganThe Legal Network2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Grand JewbaEn Route2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Lawyers in MichiganThe Legal Network2013
Top Lawyers in MichiganDBusiness2010
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Probate Pro, PLC1994 - Present
OwnerStonebridge Real Estate, LLC2010 - 2014
Radio HostThe Findling Law Hour1997 - 2008
Managing DirectorThe Findling Law Firm1994 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
Wayne County Probate Bar AssociationPast Treasurer1995 - Present
Fresh Air Society/Tamarack CampsPresident1994 - Present
Synagogue 2000Member1999 - 2000
Common Ground Legal ClinicVolunteer Attorney1994 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Rosa ParksN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Probate Pro QuarterlyEditor2013
Wall Street JournalRosa Parks's Death Stirs Up Bitter Feud Over Her Estate2005
New York TimesRosa Parks Will Is Contested2005
The Detroit NewsMarketing Rosa Parks2005
The Washington PostNephew to Challenge Rosa Park's Will2005
MSNBCParks' estate sparks heated court battle2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of Michigan Law SchoolPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MAJ 2014 Probate SeminarProbate Law2014
Brain Injury Association of Michigan Legal ConferenceAdvanced Directives2014
Brain Injury Association of MichiganEverything You Need to Know about Brain Injuries, Guardianships and Conservatorships2013
Michigan Association for JusticeWHAT EVERY PI LAWYER MUST KNOW ABOUT PROBATE2007