Estate Planning: Protecting Your Assets

Learn about the importance of estate planning and how it can help protect your assets. Our dedicated attorneys at Jappaya Law, PLC will work closely with you to create a comprehensive estate plan tailored to your specific needs.

1/1/20252 min read

Estate Planning

Estate planning involves more than making your wishes known on the issue of how you would like your property to be distributed when you pass away. It also involves taking care of yourself and your family for the remainder of your years by addressing issues like how to manage your financial resources and how to handle things like illnesses, disabilities, and end of life care. With the help of a qualified estate planning attorney, a comprehensive estate plan can address all of these concerns and other issues that are unique to your situation.

Attorney Shawn G. Jappaya of Jappaya Law, PLC understands that it is not always easy to work through estate planning tasks because they involve having to contemplate one’s demise. When you choose to work with Mr. Jappaya to plan your estate, you can count on him to treat you with the dignity and respect that you deserve as you take proactive steps to work through any difficult emotions and set goals about what you would like your estate plan to accomplish. Mr. Jappaya’s experience as both a CPA and attorney have uniquely prepared him to help each estate planning client select and prepare the estate planning tools that will ensure that their property is disposed of as they wish, with the least possible amount of tax consequences for their loved ones. He also works diligently to ensure that all of their additional estate planning goals are met, regardless of how challenging or complex.


Michigan Estate Planning Attorney Shawn G. Jappaya is pleased to offer the following comprehensive estate planning services:

  • Wills

  • Trusts

  • Estate Tax Planning

  • Living wills

  • Advance Directives for Health Care

  • Planning for Care of Minor Children

  • Charitable Gifts

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Guardianships

  • Conservatorships

In addition to the estate planning tools that are listed here, Mr. Jappaya can work with you to include other items in your estate plan if needed so as to provide a complete estate planning solution that will accomplish all of your goals.

Changing Your Estate Plan

After you have an estate plan, you may encounter major life changes like marriage, the birth of a child, divorce, or the death of a spouse. These changes may require you to revisit your existing estate plan and to make modifications, where necessary. Michigan Estate Planning Attorney Shawn G. Jappaya can review your estate plan and suggest changes that would ensure that your estate plan reflects your current reality.

Jappaya Law, PLC: Where Each Client is Treated as if They are The Only Client

Each estate planning client has unique needs, and the goal of Jappaya Law, PLC is to take care of those needs, whatever they may be. Whether you need a simple will or a comprehensive estate plan that involves wealth management, a will, trusts, and other items, we are here to help you achieve all of your estate planning goals. If you have questions about estate planning in Michigan, or would like further information about how to start you own estate plan, please call Jappaya Law, PLC today at (248) 626-6800 to schedule a consultation.

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