In this Zoom VIRTUAL workshop, you will learn:
- What is Probate
- Myth – Wills avoid Probate
- What to do when a loved one passes
- How long does Probate take and who pays
About Terri: Terri S. Macklin is one of our elder law attorneys. She handles our signing appointments, real estate matters, guardianships, conservatorships, and other probate court matters. She first became interested in Elder Law in law school when she was an employee and intern at the Sixty Plus Law Center.
She is a lifelong Michigan resident having grown up in Ludington, Michigan. She is married with two children. After graduating from Ludington High School, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Education from Central Michigan University. She taught high school for one year prior to attending Thomas M. Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where she graduated Cum Laude.
After graduating from law school, she worked as a Securities Fraud Investigator for the State of Michigan in Detroit. Wanting to get back to West Michigan, she took a job as a law clerk to the Hon. James D. Gregg, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After completing her clerkship, she then took a job with the UAW-GM Legal Services Plan in Wyoming, Michigan where she worked for 25 years concentrating her practice in estate planning, guardianships, conservatorships, probate, real estate and general civil litigation. After leaving UAW-GM Legal Services Plan, she came to work for the Law Offices of David L. Carrier, P.C. where her background has been instrumental in providing quality services for our clients
We were very happy with the information at the workshop on Estate Planning [LifePlan workshop]. Amanda was very helpful in explaining the options we could choose from to protect our assets from excessive taxes.
All questions were answered in depth and in a manner that was very understandable. I left feeling confident that we can contact them at any time for help navigating the system.
The staff are incredibly professional. My mother was treated with utmost respect. Her paperwork was organized and concise. I dealt with David and Jim and they spoke in terms my mother and I could understand.
I was totally lost when my husband's dementia got bad. David and his group helped me feel in control again. They are there to help me whenever I need them. I should have done this sooner.
Perfect balance of pleasant and professional. Starting with workshops with targeted info, to chit chat with David (and all the staff we met) - great experience. Thank you!
My husband and I just returned from your workshop in Portage...We are so pleased we attended and came away with so much information and insight. The workshop was well organized, well presented and your staff was wonderful. Patrick made things fun, and as he promised, the time flew by. Thanks you again for 2 very well spent hours.
Donna & Stephanie are extremely professional, on top of everything, friendly and just a joy to work with. Very prompt on phone calls, emails, etc. I am very thankful for these two people!
We have been extremely pleased with the professional service of David and the staff. It has been a pleasure working with everyone to make sure our future is secure. David was also very helpful finding an out of state attorney to help our parent’s address their Elder law needs.