Michigan Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate

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Attorney Sean Nichols has dedicated his practice to assisting clients throughout legal issues that come with aging. Our practice offers a combination of experience, skill, and knowledge. This knowledge and experience aids clients throughout the emotional aspects that families face with the aging process. Sean brings a customized solution to each client’s unique needs.

  • review rating 5  Sean offered incredibly helpful advise for estate planning. He obviously understands the subject well, and was able to communicate it to me and answer all of my questions. Highly recommended!

    thumb Mark Yamazaki
    9/28/2018
  • review rating 5  Thank you for figuring out my dad's Medicaid nursing home and Guardianship. My dad has been in a nursing home for years and Sean got him on Medicaid. My dad's finances were a mess. He had accounts everywhere. It was really complex. Sean helped me figure those out and get dad qualified.

    thumb Jim Brosious
    1/05/2018
  • review rating 5  Mr. Nichols handled my case with the utmost respect and integrity. In today's time personal involvement and attention to detail is worth so much to me and my family. I would and will recommend Mr. Sean J. Nichols, PLLC, to family and friends. A sincere thank you.

    thumb William Rickard
    6/08/2018
  • review rating 5  A retired Oakland county probate judge referred me to Sean J. Nichols, due to his outstanding reputation. He put the maximum amount of effort into my case. I am thankful, that I was referred to him.

    thumb Dana Ruedger
    4/06/2018
  • review rating 5  Sean Nichols has helped me numerous ways. He is honest, reliable, and very easy to talk to. Also, not afraid to go out of his way to make the transition easy for you and your family. I can't say enough good things about him. Your trust in him is well deserved.

    thumb Phyllis Virden
    5/01/2018

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Legal Practice Areas:

Estate Planning

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An estate plan helps to plan a comfortable future for yourself and family. It also offers protection in case of a sudden tragic event. An experienced estate planning attorney understands that each individual situation is unique and that the plan should be customized to your needs. We assist with:

Probate

Conservatorship and Guardianship Probate

Probate involves the distribution of assets and inheritance after someone passes away. A probate lawyer specializes in this court-supervised process and handles any issues that may arise.

Our law firm assists with all aspects of Michigan probate including:

Elder Law

The elderly population faces many unique legal issues. This includes issues surrounding elder medicaid, nursing home costs, long term care, Alzheimer’s & dementia, and more. An elder law attorney helps senior citizens and their families navigate these laws. Our law firm helps with:

Our law experts provide support for older individuals, their families, or caregivers seeking counsel for any or all of the following:

  • Veterans Benefits

  • Special Needs Planning

  • End of Life Issues

  • Legal Capacity Issues

  • Long Term Care Planning

  • Medicaid Planning

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