Mammel Law Probate & Estate Planning Certificate Completion

Mammel Law Attorneys David Mammel and Rebecca Wrock have both completed the Probate & Estate Planning Certificate Program, which was developed by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) in cooperation with the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan. The Program requires over fifty hours of continuing legal education in the form of ten seminars, and provides assurance of extensive training in probate and estate planning. Rebecca completed her certificate, and David renewed his previously completed certificate, in June, 2016.

A Change in the Law: Funeral Representatives

As of June 27, 2016, Michigan law allows you to formally identify a Funeral Representative who has the authority to make your final arrangements regarding your funeral, memorial service, cremation and/or burial. The Funeral Representative also has the right to possess – or make decisions about who may possess – your cremated remains. You can designate your Funeral Representative in your will, in your power of attorney, or in a separate writing that is notarized and/or witnessed by two persons. Read More

Rebecca Wrock Writes for State Bar Newsletter

Did you know that May is National Pet Month?

Mammel Law Attorney Rebecca Wrock has been published three times this year on animal law matters, most recently on the topic of including pets in your estate plan. She has lectured on the topic for law students in the US and Canada. Read her article in the newsletter for the State Bar of Michigan Animal Law Section here.

Is your pet accounted for in your estate plan?