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Are You Ready for A Medical Emergency?

posted on June 03, 2020 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

Are You Ready for A Medical Emergency? With our current pandemic, you have probably had a lot of time to reflect during our new normal and thought about things you wish to accomplish with t...

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Housekeeping for Wills & Trusts

posted on March 30, 2020 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts, Divorce & Family Law

  Recently we have seen our world turned upside down.  Children are home from school and bored.  People are anxious not knowing how ...

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Rethink Your Loan To Family Members

posted on February 01, 2020 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

Throughout my years of practicing law, I have grown to appreciate that most families consist of similar family dynamics often involving the some of th...

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WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

posted on December 09, 2019 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

        If you are like most people, you dread thinking of finalizing your last wishes should you die unexpectedly.  Most ...

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You've Been Served a Liquor Violation - Now What?

posted on November 20, 2019 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Alcohol Beverage

              Most people fail to understand the great expense and the time consuming c...

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Can't Find Your Original Will? Don't Panic.

posted on April 03, 2019 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

People spend thousands of dollars to draft wills and/or trusts to identify their intentions upon death; however, sometimes it is not made clear where ...

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What is a Health Power of Attorney?

posted on March 27, 2019 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

  A health durable power of attorney is granted by a legal document providing written authorization for an agent to make decisions on behalf o...

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What Is A Guardian?

posted on March 15, 2019 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

                        Michigan has laws to allow per...

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Should You Contribute to 529 Plans for Estate Planning?

posted on February 20, 2019 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Estate & Gifts

  Do you have assets in excess of $11 million per single person or $22 million per couple and wish to avoid estate taxes?  Do you ha...

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The Ending of a Long Term Marriage

posted on January 15, 2019 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Michigan is a no-fault divorce state which means the court will grant a divorce without a showing of fault-based grounds, even if the non-filing spous...

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A Checklist When Considering Divorce

posted on October 30, 2018 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Are you contemplating divorce? Before you file, you should gather information to determine whether you can live on your own, independent of your spous...

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CHILD SUPPORT: HOW DO MEDICAL EXPENSES FACTOR?

posted on June 13, 2018 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

              What is the “ordinary medical expense” calculated into Child Support...

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YOUR GRANDCHILDREN: DRUG ADDICTION AND CUSTODY

posted on June 11, 2018 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

                    Do you have a child addicted to drugs and you want to try to obtain custody of t...

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WHY WILL THE FRIEND OF THE COURT CHANGE CHILD SUPPORT IN MICHIGAN?

posted on May 31, 2018 by Torree J. Breen

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

If there is an order issued in Michigan regarding the child support, the Friend of the Court can review the calculation of child support under certain...

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Legal Vs. Physical Custody: What Does It Really Mean?

posted on January 03, 2018 by Willingham & Cote

Torree J. Breen, Divorce & Family Law

Have you filed an action in court to determine the custody of your child?  In doing so, the court will issue orders determining both the physical...

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