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Patrice M. Ticknor

Patrice M. Ticknor

Detroit OfficePatrice M. Ticknor
Tel: (313) 496-1200
Fax: (313) 496-1300
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Estate and Trust Administration
Estate and Trust Litigation
Gift and Personal Income Tax
Real Estate
Business Law

B.A., Wayne State University, 1981
J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 1989

State Bar of Michigan


Ms. Ticknor is experienced in estate planning, estate and trust administration, preparation of estate, gift, and personal income tax returns, and preparation of pre and post marital agreements. She has also been involved in estate and trust proceedings as well as proceedings involving charitable organizations before the Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Monroe County Probate Courts.

Ms. Ticknor’s practice includes residential real estate transactions, including drafting purchase agreements, mortgages, and affidavits relating to title issues. She also has experience forming and dissolving Michigan limited partnerships and limited liability companies, lately concentrating on family owned recreational property. She has drafted buy-sell agreements for closely held businesses. Prior to the private practice of law, she was employed as a pre-hearing attorney with the Michigan Court of Appeals.

Ms. Ticknor has been a literacy tutor at the Dominican Literacy Center on Detroit’s east side for over ten years.

MiABLE Accounts Are Up And Running (November 2016)

NO NEED TO FIGHT OVER MY DEAD BODY!  Michigan Law Now Authorizes Designation of a Funeral Representative (April 2016)

Sixty Day IRA Rollovers - The One Per Year Rule Has Changed (March 2016)

Generation Skipping Transfer Tax: Some Basic Questions Answered (May 2007)

Giving Gifts to Individuals: Some Basic Questions Answered (October 2006)

Estate Planning for Vacation Property (May 2006)

Ensuring That Your Wishes Regarding Your Medical Care Will be Followed (May 2005)

Estate Planning Considerations for Parents of a Disabled Child (September 2004)