Welcome to the web site of the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council.

The next meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Great Hall in Midland.  A satellite location is also available at Isabella Bank in Mt. Pleasant.  The speaker will be Howard H. Collens, of Galloway and Collens in Huntington Woods, Michigan.  His presentation is titled, "Estate Planning in Michigan--Recent Additions to the Law."  Mr. Collens will explore new opportunities available to Michigan estate planners due to recently enacted legislation.  Specific focus will be on Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets, Appointment of a Funeral Representative and Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, as well as a look to the horizon for what is upcoming.  He will help members develop an understanding of recent Michigan legislation that impacts existing and newly-drafted estate plans.  A buffet luncheon will be served at noon, with the speaker's presentation beginning at 12:30 and concluding at 1:30 p.m.

The annual Spring Reception and Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Dow Diamond in MIdland on Lasorda's Landing.  A picnic buffet will be served. A very brief business meeting will be held prior to the start of the game.  Presentation and election of new Board members will be made at that time, as well as the announcement of the officers for the 2017-18 program year.  The Great Lakes Loons will play the Lake County Captains at 7:03 p.m.. 

The Council is comprised of members from five disciplines:  CPAs, attorneys, financial service professionals, trust officers and development officers.  Meetings are held on the last Thursday of September, October, January, February and April, as well as a Spring Reception and Annual Meeting in May.  The general meetings begin with a buffet luncheon at noon, and the speaker will begin the presentation at 12:30. 

If you would like to join the Council, please click here to find a printable application form that can be filled in and returned to us.  Our mailing address is:  NMEPC, P.O. Box 2598, Midland, MI 48641-2598.  Dues for the 2015-16 program year are $125 and include all lunches and programs. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at admin@nmepc.org.  Thank you.