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Probate, Estate and Trust Administration in Michigan

Administration of probate, estates and trusts contains a host of concerns best addressed and resolved with an experienced estate planning attorney. At Willis Law, with locations in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Paw Paw, we simplify the processes, minimize costs and preserve assets for our clients, whom include executors, trustees, administrators and beneficiaries.

We assist our clients with:

Our estate administration and trust administration attorneys handle all legal aspects of our clients' matters and collaborate with financial professionals as necessary.

We will help you understand your unique situation and the matters facing you in administration, including:

Our lawyers bring significant depth to our clients dealing with probate, estate administration or trust administration. Attorney Michael J. Willis, a co-founder of our firm, is registered as a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Illinois. We bring you over a century of experience, including that of Frank D. Willis, the former chief judge of Van Buren County Probate Court and one of the longest standing judges in Michigan Probate Court history with 38.5 years of service.

We are a full-service law firm dedicated to the Christian model of service, which drives us to provide proactive, customized and excellent legal services to our clients throughout Western Michigan.

The Importance of Experienced Legal Counsel and Representation

There are numerous reasons to hire a thorough and proactive lawyer for estate administration and planning needs. Many complex and co-dependent issues intertwine in the estate administration and planning processes. Overlooking just one part of tax law, Medicaid law or real estate laws may significantly impact wealth preservation and wealth transfer.

It is critical to plan your strategy and make use of the appropriate planning vehicles with a legal professional who acts in your best interests with flexibility, creativity and solid principles.

Please call our law firm today to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our esteemed attorneys at (888) 461-7744. We are also available through our online email form, and we respond promptly to all inquiries. We look forward to speaking with you.


  • Willis Law You can be sure that if we need further advice in the future your office will be our choice.
  • Willis Law I cannot say enough about the professionalism, integrity and honesty and legal acumen I have found in working with the entire staff.
  • Willis Law Words cannot begin to express my gratitude for what you have done regarding my legal matter.
  • Willis Law We have referred you to several family members and friends.
  • Willis Law I've worked with several attorneys in the Kalamazoo area, and Michael is, without a doubt, extraordinary.
  • Willis Law A truly excellent experience from start to finish.
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Helping You Achieve the Best Possible Outcome

  • Roots from a Judge

    Sons of former judges, our firm’s co-founders are deeply rooted in our community and have been exposed to the law from a young age.

  • Service to Others

    We demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, putting your needs or desires ahead of our own to treat you the way you appreciate being treated.

  • Integrity, Honesty, & Accountability

    Willis Law adheres to a code of moral and ethical standards, is truthful in all things, and takes responsibility for our actions.

  • Empathy & Kindness

    We are considerate to exemplify good work ethics. Our lawyers strive to actively participate and engage in your feelings or ideas.

  • Excellence

    Our results and behavior represent the standard to which others should strive. We conduct ourselves to the highest standards in everything we do.

  • Dependability

    We are dependable, adhere to scheduled work hours, are considerate of needs in planning time off, consistently follow policies and procedures, and exemplify good work ethics.

  • Professionalism

    We demonstrate a professional attitude, appearance, and approach, seek personal and professional improvement, and initiate opportunities to improve contributions to the firm.

  • Commitment, Dedication, & Loyalty

    We demonstrate an allegiance and faithfulness with a determination toward a common goal of attaining excellence in service. We actively promote the firm and its values.

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