Law Office of Michael Muma

Michael Muma
Attorney at Law
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134 N. Main St.
Plymouth, Michigan 48170
734-453-1976
734-453-1413 (fax)
mumalaw@gmail.com
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Estate Planning and Probate

The Law Office of Michael Muma, an attorney handling estate planning and probate, is located in Plymouth, Michigan.  Our office works with clients throughout the Metro Detroit area and in Probate Courts in Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw, Macomb, and other counties throughout Michigan.  To learn more about Mr. Muma please visit the attorney profile page of this site.  To schedule an appointment or talk to someone about a legal matter, please contact us by phone, fax, or e-mail.
With regard to estate planning, we work with clients to prepare or revise will, trusts, durable powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents.  Much of our work involves consulting with clients to decide just what documents are necessary or helpful.  Another significant area of our work involves helping clients to fund their trusts; or in other words, transfer assets into trust ownership.
With regard to probate, we work with clients to help settle the affairs of loved ones after a death.  This often means helping clients to settle trusts privately with their families, but it sometimes involves us helping families work through the probate court process when that is necessary.  It often involves preparing a decedent's final income tax return or a return for a trust or estate (a fiduciary In addition to finalizing estates following a death, we work with clients to protect their parents or other senior citizens who have become confused as the result of age or illness.  This might require that we resort to the probate courts for appointment of a guardian or a conservator.
The time following a death is often confusing as well as emotional.  Likewise, the period during which a parent becomes increasingly confused and disoriented is usually frought with frustration and anxiety.  Knowing that we can only do a part of it, we still attempt to help our clients through these trying times.