Kristin A. Hughes, JD

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Kristin is one of those people with the gift for bringing people together. Dedicated to helping families through life transitions and challenges, Kristin and her team find solutions. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships, elder law, and probate and trust administration. Kristin received her BA in psychology from Michigan State University, Juris Doctorate from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  Never one to sit on the sidelines this mother of three, took up ice hockey and horseback riding in her 30s. 

Some of her accomplishments and affiliations are as follows: 

  • Probate and Estate Planning Certificate Program 
  • Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter - Board Member
  • State Bar of Michigan/Probate and Elder Law Sections - Member
  • Recent Presentations – Financial Executives International: “Leading the Sandwich Generation” 
  • LATCHES: Key Considerations for Diminished Capacity and Downsizing; October 2020 Edition Vol.632
  • Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal:  Underwater Real Estate Held in Solvent Deceased Estates and Trusts; Winter 2012 Edition; Vol.32
  • Volunteer at the Michigan Animal Rescue League
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Get in Touch: [email protected]

Office: (248) 692-7392 | Direct: (248) 605-0278

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  • From Nicole W. JD, CFP®

    "I've collaborated with Kristin on several occasions over the past six years.  She has a gift for simplifying complicated legal issues and synthesizing them in a manner that engages and resonates with clients from all backgrounds.  No one wants to confront the difficult issues surrounding end of ...
  • From Christina S.

    My husband and I completed an estate plan with Kristin and we couldn't be more pleased with the process and the outcome. To say that Kristin has a command of her field is an understatement; she is a master at making complex issues relatable, her knowledge and experience is evident in every conver...

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