Legal Strategies, P.C. Blog
In our last post (part one), we talked about the first ten questions an estate plan should answer.
The Michigan Court of Appeals recently addressed a parent's attempt to disinherit her child.In her Last Will and Testament, the deceased person specifically disinherited all of her children and explained that she had made other provisions for them.
There has been a lot of press recently about the 2018 ballot proposals that will require Michigan's local governments to decide whether to allow commercial production and/or distribution of marijuana in their jurisdictions.It is important to remember that residential landlords have to make some of those same decisions.
A recent Michigan Attorney General's newsletter addressed the issue of DNA home testing. The commercials for these home testing services illustrate the wonders of understanding your ancestry or discovering something new and exciting about your lineage. However, there are potentially negative repercussions of using a DNA home test that you'll want to consider before sending off your sample.
My alma mater, Kalamazoo College, recently published an informative article about the Keys to Your Digital Diary. The article asked you to imagine what would happen to your digitalestate if you passed away. Would your spouse or children know how to log in to your email? Would they be able to access, or shut down, your social media accounts, and would you want them to do so? Would they have the authority to cancel online subscriptions and auto-renewals?