Dr. Kenneth E. Tiews

Dr. Kenneth E. Tiews (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Dr. Kenneth E. Tiews

Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI
Phi Kappa Phi. Woodrow Wilson Honorary Fellow. Recipient, University of Michigan Law School Case Club Competition, First Prize, 1971. Probate Seminar Speaker, National Business Institute, 1989, 1991 and 1993. Instructor: Philosophy of Law, Aquinas College, 1982; Philosophy of Law, Calvin College, 1991, 1992, 1994 and 1995. Member, Board of Directors, Porter Hills Presbyterian Village, 1990-2008. Member, Grey Center for Social Learning and Understanding, 1998—. Attorney, Presbytery of Lake Michigan, PCUSA.
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Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.4 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Living Trusts
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Applications for Tax Exempt Status
  • Church Law
  • Ecclesiastical Law
  • Religious Nonprofit Corporation Law
  • Elder Law
  • Wills
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Contested Wills
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Fiduciary Income Tax
  • Trusts and Estates Taxation
  • Taxation
  • Probate
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Probate Taxation
  • Adoptions
  • Adoption Law
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Advance Directives
  • Conservatorship
  • Elder Guardianship
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Incompetency Proceedings
  • Mental Disability Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Social Security Disability
  • Real Estate
  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Conveyancing
  • Easements
  • Quiet Title
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Appellate Practice
  • Independent School Law
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Appeals

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

 
4.4 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Senior Attorney
Admission Details
Admitted in 1976, Michigan
1979, U.S. Tax Court
1980, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Law School Attended
University of Michigan Law School
Class of 1973
J.D.
University Attended
University of Michigan
Class of 1970
B.A.
with distinction, with highest honors in Philosophy

University of Michigan
Class of 1975
M.A.

University of Michigan
Class of 1977
Ph.D.
Birth Information
Born in 1948
Wilmington, Delaware, November 8, 1948
Special Agencies
Social Security Administration; Permanent Judicial Commission-Presbyterian Church (U.S.A).
Associations & Memberships
Grand Rapids Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan.

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Wheeler Upham A Professional Corporation
Calder Plaza Building, 250 Monroe Avenue N.W., Suite 100,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
U.S.A.
Phone
616-459-7100
Fax
616-459-6366
Office Information
Office Information
Dr. Kenneth E. Tiews
Senior Attorney
Wheeler Upham A Professional Corporation
Calder Plaza Building, 250 Monroe Avenue N.W., Suite 100,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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