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Christopher T. Lindsay is the founder of the Estate Planning & Elder Law Services law firm. For almost 20 years, Mr. Lindsay has practiced exclusively in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate and trust administration


With extensive experience in estate planning and probate and trust administration, Mr. Lindsay is committed to guiding his clients through the design, preparation, and implementation of their estate plans, including those with special needs. 


He has also assist his clients navigate their way through confusing and complicated probate proceedings, and with the proper administration of a living trust. His experience in the probate courts includes work with contested and uncontested decedents' estates, guardianships and conservatorships. 


Mr. Lindsay is dedicated to providing his elderly clients solutions to their complex long-term care planning options by exploring the options available through private insurance, as well as the Medicare and Medicaid programs. As an attorney accredited with the Veterans Administration, he also enjoys helping Veterans and their spouses obtain all of the benefits they are entitled to under the law.


Community involvement is an integral part of our firm's philosophy. Mr. Lindsay has served his community by teaching hundreds of Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning courses in the numerous communities including Ann Arbor, Westland, Walled Lake, Pinckney, and Dexter, Michigan.


Mr. Lindsay is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning and Elder Law sections of the State Bar of Michigan, as well as the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.


Mr. Lindsay earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Detroit School of Law in Detroit, Michigan, and his Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Lindsay is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Trusts: 25%
    21 years, 700 cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    21 years, 800 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 25%
    21 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  4. Elder Law: 25%
    16 years, 600 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-300/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Christopher is well organized and responsive. I have referred a number of matters to him and always received positive feedback. He is an effective advocate regarding all matters of Estate Planning and Elder Law.

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Contact info

Estate Planning & Elder Law Services, P.C.

42000 6 Mile Rd Ste 125
Northville, MI, 48168

Estate Planning & Elder Law Services, P.C.

High Pointe Executive Offices
1056 Charles H. Orndorf Drive,Suite E
Brighton, MI, 48116

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199105/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderEstate Planning & Elder Law Services, P.C.1999 - 2015
AssociateNemier, Tolari, Landry, Mazzeo & Johnson, P.C.1991 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2007 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Disability Rights SectionMember2004 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionMember1999 - Present
State Bar of Michigan FoundationMember1991 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Ferris State UniversityEngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1988