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Michael Fraleigh, Attorney at Law

Michael Fraleigh has over 20 years’ experience practicing law. He specializes in Farm Succession and Transition Planning, Estate & Trust Planning, including Special Needs Trusts, Estate & Trust Administration, Protection of Disabled Children & Adults, and Elder Law.

Michael is uniquely positioned to serve the agricultural community. He grew up on a family farm in the Thumb Area, which has now been in operation for four generations. He understands the challenges facing farmers and ranchers who need to balance the interests of the current generation, the next generation, and the business itself. Additionally, he formerly served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan in the Finance & Development, Insurance & Banking, Healthcare Fraud, and Mental Health Divisions. Michael draws on this experience to ensure that not only are his clients’ business goals achieved but that their health and well-being are also protected.

Michael belongs to several sections of the American Bar Association, including Real Property Trust & Estate Law - Estate Planning and Administration for Business Owners, Farmers & Ranchers, Business Investment Entities, Partnerships, LLC’s & Corporations, and Business Law. He formerly served as President of the Michigan Guardianship Association and is currently a  member of the State Bar of Michigan Alternative Dispute Resolution, Elder Law & Disability Rights, and Probate & Estate Planning Sections.

Additionally, Michael is a member of Michigan Farm Bureau, Wealth Counselors Advisors Forum, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He has authored several articles and given frequent presentations on farm and ranch succession planning, estate planning, elder law, and related topics.


With offices in East Lansing and Troy, the Fraleigh Law Firm, PLLC assists clients with Estate Planning, Agriculture and Farm Law, Business & Succession Planning, Probate & Trust Administration, Elder Law, and Special Needs Trusts throughout the state of Michigan, including Lansing, East Lansing, Grand Rapids, Mt. Pleasant, Troy, Saginaw, Frankenmuth, Muskegon, Sandusky, Bad Axe, Gaylord, Sault Ste. Marie, Waterford, Howell, Farmington Hills, Novi, and Port Huron in Ingham County, Eaton County, Clinton County, Shiawassee County, Livingston County, Ogemaw County, Gratiot County, Lapeer County, Sanilac County, Oakland County, and Newaygo County.

Fraleigh Law Firm, PLLC, is a Michigan company, providing legal services only in the State of Michigan.



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6200 Pine Hollow Drive, Suite 200, East Lansing, MI 48823
| Phone: 800-928-0034
900 Wilshire Drive, 202, Troy, MI 48084
| Phone: 800-928-0034

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