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Thomas E.F. Fabbri

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Birmingham

151 S. Old Woodward
Suite 200
Birmingham, MI 48009
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Education
J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
B.A., with Honors, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. Tax Court
Super lawyers 2015

Thomas E.F. Fabbri

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Thomas Fabbri represents individuals on estate planning, probate, charitable planning, estate and trust administration, and related tax matters. He also represents beneficiaries or fiduciaries in estate contests and trust disputes.

Tom helps high net worth individuals who are primarily business owners by preparing estate planning documents tailored to address issues of incapacity, succession planning, creditor protection, estate and generation skipping tax strategies, and the efficient transfer of property during lifetime and upon death. The industries his clients belong to include manufacturing, janitorial, golf, real estate brokerage, mortgage, title, physician groups, financial services, and more.

Clients consult with Tom following the birth of a new child, a marriage, a death, the potential sale of a business, a potential intrafamily transfer of a business interest or other asset by gift and/or sale, or a change in transfer tax laws or local law effecting the transfer of property.

Awards/Achievements
Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star, Estate Planning (2016-2019)
DBusiness Top Lawyer for Trusts & Estates
Memberships
Detroit Executives Association- Associate Member
Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section
State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section
Oakland County Bar Association
Wayne County Probate Bar Association
Community Foundation Professional Advisors Philanthropic Institute, 2013-2014 Enrolled Institute Member
Newsletter Alerts
Estate Planning Considerations for 2021How to Break Through a "No-Contest Clause" in a Will or Trust in MichiganFor Me? You Shouldn't Have! - Legal Considerations for GiftingShe Did What With the Family Farm? - Top Ways to Challenge a Deed in MichiganA Guide To: Challenging a Financial Durable Power of Attorney in MichiganA Guide for Challenging a Joint Account Arrangement in MichiganA Guide To: How to Challenge a Trust in MichiganA Guide To: How to Challenge a Will in Michigan2017 Creditor Protection Update: Protecting Your Assets with a "DAPT"
Articles
"For Me? You Shouldn't Have! Legal Considerations for Gifting" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, Nicholas Papisafakis for JD Supra, August 2017"She Did What With the Family Farm? Top Ways to Challenge a Deed in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, June 2017"A Guide To: Challenging a Financial Durable Power of Attorney in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, April 2017"A Guide for Challenging a Joint Account Arrangement" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, March 2017"A Guide To: How to Challenge a Trust in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, February 2017"A Guide To: How to Challenge a Will in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, January 2017 "Get Your Claims In: An Overview of Pre-death Claims by a Fiduciary" By Thomas Fabbri and Nicholas Papasifakis in the Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Winter 2017Probable Cause Exception to the Enforcement of Will and Trust In Terrorem Clauses: Determining the Factors in Applying the Exception and Considering Opportunities for an Early Determination of Whether the Exception Has Been Satisfied - January 2013