ICLE | Estate Administration in Michigan, Second Edition
Estate Administration in Michigan, Second Edition

Eliminate Delays and Avoid Missteps

Show your clients that probate is not time-consuming, expensive, and complicated. Ease them through the process with Estate Administration in Michigan. Whether this is your first estate or hundredth, this book will eliminate unnecessary delays and missteps with the probate court. In addition to step-by-step instructions on filling out the right SCAO forms, this resource will enable you (or your staff) to:

  • Determine which is the right form of administration so your client moves quickly through the process
  • Understand when you can skip court altogether
  • Meet all critical deadlines with significant date lists for each type of administration
  • Handle online assets and insolvent estates with confidence
  • Make sure the family’s cash needs are met while the estate is being probated
  • Know the personal representative’s tax responsibilities and when the returns are due

Highlights of the latest update include:

  • Latest cases including Banaszak v Grablick (disposition to stepchild revoked on parent's divorce from stepparent) and In re Estate of Huntington (probate court authority to administer portion of estate located in Michigan when decedent domiciled in California at death)
  • Updates regarding SCAO forms MC 97 and MC 97a on protected personal identifying information and the interaction with probate SCAO forms
  • Federal and state cost-of-living adjustment numbers for 2022

416 pages, 1-volume, 7x10 paperback. Includes a download of drafted forms. Current to 04/15/22. Next update June 2023. Subscription service available.

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.