We understand how difficult it can be to plan for the unthinkable and worse yet, deal with the unthinkable when it happens.  We are prepared to make every effort to provide you support and legal guidance to achieve your goals.  It is our honor to be able to focus on legal remedies and strategies for you, while not overlooking the human aspects and remedies.

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WHO WE ARE

The Founders of Great Lakes Family Probate & Estates learned the practice of law the old fashioned way, through long hours and hard work. They set a high bar for themselves of unparalleled excellence in work product and in client service, a bar that the firm’s founders now require in each and every representation.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Our firm philosophy is also based on clear communication and prompt service. We provide sound solutions to our clients’ legal problems in an efficient manner. We value our dedicated professionals and support resources. We strive to be proactive, not reactive. In order to fulfill our philosophy, we are committed to maintaining open communication within the firm and encourage dialog and suggestions.

OUR VALUES

GLFPE is founded on the philosophy of client service, trust, as well as promoting professionalism and civility in all aspects of our legal representation.  This philosophy drives the manner in which we conduct ourselves every day of our professional lives.

SEE WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US

“It is nice working with you. I and Chandra are very pleased with the service received from you.

We relied upon you and you delivered”

-Tuchar and Chandra N.

“We’re so grateful to have worked with Kim on some family law needs. She is professional, knowledgeable and was a great help to us in navigating our questions.

Kim is very quick and responsive, and proactive. She had answers to questions or problems before I had time to even worry or think about them. I highly recommend trusting Kim with your business.”

-John W.

“I recently had Kimberly and her staff handle my estate planning, will, power of attorney, living will, etc. Very professional and caring.

Everything was thoroughly explained in layman’s terms. Very reasonably priced and thorough. They made this difficult process incredibly easy. I will definitely have this firm handle anything else needed.”

-Sharon P.

“Was very responsive to our needs in a difficult time. Highly recommended.”

-Chris G.

“In our creating a Trust, the experience and professionalism of Mrs. Crank Browning was most valuable as she also explored various options with us.

She is most trustworthy, and her creativity and thoughtfulness were evident at every step.”

-Christa T.

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ESTATE PLANNING

Plan for the care and well-being of your loved ones with a comprehensive estate plan. We offer customized solutions so that you get exactly what you need to plan for your legacy and assets. An estate plan is a critical plan of action that protects your assets when you cannot make those decisions yourself. The attorneys at GLFPE understand that life is unpredictable  and want to help you be prepared and stay protected.

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FAMILY LAW

Marriage disputes and custody issues can be overwhelming.  You have a choice when it comes to selecting the right divorce and family law firm for your case. GLFPE provides a one-stop solution to help clients navigate the divorce process.  Our attorneys assist individuals with various concerns, from filing for divorce to successfully resolving custody and parenting time disputes.  Hiring an experienced divorce attorney is important.

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ELDER LAW

Long-Term Care Planning with an experienced Elderlaw attorney provides peace of mind to aging clients and their families. Proactive planning can maximize healthcare quality and financial longevity. GLFPE coordinates with care providers, financial planners and financial institutions to ensure clients are able to stay in the comfort of their homes for as long as possible.

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POWER OF ATTORNEY

There are many reasons why it is important to have a general durable power of attorney and healthcare power of attorney in place. One reason you need an attorney to prepare these documents is to ensure that the documents accomplish your intended purpose. There are formalities in executing these documents. The attorney-in-fact under a general durable power of attorney can have with full control over your finances. Your patient advocate will have the responsibility  to make all medical decisions for you including end of life. The appointment of these agents must be carefully decided and under the advice of an experienced estate planning attorney.

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TRUST ADMINISTRATION

Acting as a trustee or a co-trustee of a trust is a great responsibility. When a trustee fails in his or her duties, it is a breach of fiduciary duty and can give rise to civil liability. We at GLFPE work closely with our clients and other financial advisors to coordinate oversight of investment assets, maintain communication with beneficiaries and help make discretionary decisions with regard to distributions to beneficiaries.

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PROBATE

Losing a loved one is never easy.  Navigating the probate process after a family member or friend has passed can be overwhelming.  GLFPE assists clients with properly administering a decedent’s estate; including preparing and filing legal documents with the probate court, marshalling assets, and distributing funds to beneficiaries. When someone you love becomes disabled and is unable to make his or her own medical decisions and unable to manage property or financial affairs effectively, GLFPE can help regain control by petitioning the court to appoint a guardian and conservator.

LET’S WORK TOGETHER

We are team oriented and aim to provide you high quality legal advice and services.

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