Michigan Probate Litigation: A Guide to Contested Matters, Second Edition
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Michigan Probate Litigation: A Guide to Contested Matters, Second Edition

Whether you're hashing out a determination of heirs, a will contest, a challenge to joint property, or creditor's claims, Michigan Probate Litigation has the tools you need to win in court.

With this book, you will:

  • Understand which rulebook to play by depending on whether your case is a "proceeding" or an "action"
  • Save time in drafting pleadings with sample petitions
  • Choose your best option when challenging title to decedent's joint property
  • Determine the correct share for heirs by representation
  • Know the presumptions and burdens of proof that operate in a will contest
  • Confidently counsel a spouse on whether to take under the will or elect against the will
  • Assess which claims of the estate must be paid first
  • Avoid suits for breach of fiduciary duty

PRINT BOOK
540 pages, 1-volume, 7x10 paperback. Includes a download of forms. Current to 09/01/13. Next update November 2017. Subscription service available.

ONLINE BOOK
Fully searchable and continually updated. Citations link to Michigan caselaw, statutes, and court rules. Includes online index, downloadable forms, and summary of changes. Price is for a one-year subscription.

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