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Attorney Stephen W. Burness has spent the last 38 years assisting Michigan residents as a skilled family law attorney, estate planning lawyer, and estate administration attorney. Stephen's extensive experience and unwavering tact is what helps him navigate the often emotionally taxing and legally complex issues that arise within these three areas.


After completing his undergraduate degree at Kalamazoo College, Stephen W. Burness received his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University. Stephen was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in 1977 and immediately immersed himself in domestic and real estate law, as well as the aforementioned family law and estate planning.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 35%
  2. Estate Planning: 35%
  3. Elder Law: 10%
  4. Probate: 10%
  5. Trusts: 10%


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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Stephen W. Burness PLC

5955 West Main St
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009


MIActive And In Good Standing197705/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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