Practice Areas

Decedent’s Estate

Despite people’s best intentions, families often fight over their loved ones’ estate. Probate and related proceedings are designed to settle those disputes.

Wills & Trusts

Within your lifetime you will accrue a wide variety of assets. The best way to determine what happens to those assets is by the creation of wills.

Contested Estates

We represent beneficiaries and fiduciaries involved in disputes regarding estates and trusts.

Title Issues

Title describes the rightful ownership of property. Sometimes others can have claim to that very property, therefore clouding its title.

Judgment/Settlement Distribution

Structured settlements are lawsuit settlements involving specific payments made over a period of time.


If you are currently in a situation where you’ll be dealing with the Michigan state court system in relation to a probate or estate related matter …


A guardianship is a court supervised proceeding where a person (the guardian) is appointed by the court …


A conservatorship is used when a designated person is assigned to manage another’s personal finances and/or estate.

Power Of Attorney

A “power of attorney” is a legal instrument which grants another person the authority …

Wrongful Death

Generally speaking, a wrongful death is a death caused by another’s negligence, recklessness, malpractice, or inaction.

Estate Planning

Estate planning has several purposes, which include transferring your wealth to your heirs in the manner of your choosing

Structured Settlements/Annuity Purchases

You have already won your settlement, but you’d like to collect now instead of those small periodic payments.


Lawyers who treat you like family in your time of need.

Talk to a lawyer: Jamie Ryan Ryke, Esq.

Southfield Office: 24725 W. 12 Mile Road, Ste. 110, Southfield, MI 48034

Grand Rapids Office: 250 Monroe NW, Ste. 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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