Karen M. Ross Michelle J. Doherty
Ross Legal Group, P.C.’s is a boutique law firm that provides legal services to the individual and his/her family members. The firm is located in Waterford, MI, which is the center of Oakland County. The attorneys believe every person with a legal issue should have the option to retain an affordable attorney to represent them.
Karen Ross has been practicing law for 30 years, and Michelle Doherty has been practicing 22 years. The firm's permanent home is in Waterford, MI on Elizabeth Lake Rd.
In family law matters and divorce, the attorneys believe that an amicable, non-conflict divorces should be just that: easy and quick. The attorneys have developed extensive skills to assure that when the parties make the divorce agreement; their agreement is put in writing and the parties get divorced. Simple.
The attorneys know how to “get the job done” without going to “war”, and they concentrate on an effective, efficient outcome. Yet, in the end, if a trial or hearing is necessary, the lawyers are very experienced trial attorneys and know how to get the job done.
The attorneys practice in Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Genesee, and Livingston County. The attorneys are familiar with the judges, Friend of the Court processes and personnel, and County Clerks.
The attorneys at Ross Legal Group, P.C. also have a thriving estate planning and probate law practice, that includes trust administration, elder law and guardianship/conservatorships. The attorneys complete comprehensive and understandable estate plans, including wills, trusts (if that is the best option), and powers of attorneys. They further assist the client in funding their trust, if a trust was prepared and in establishing the beneficiary designations necessary to fulfill the client's estate plan and goals. They also are effective at probating any estate, large or small, and in any county. The attorneys work in any Michigan probate court.
Ross Legal Group, P.C.’s attorneys take time to educate their clients in the business in life. This education is extremely important with the older client who is trying to plan their estate in the event of death, or saving the parent’s/spouse’s assets in the event of the need for long-term nursing home care. Elder law is a large part of the Ross Legal Group, P.C.’s practice, and the attorneys work hard to preserve a client’s assets when the asset would otherwise be spent on nursing home care.