Category Archives: Funeral Planning

Unique Approach to Funeral Planning

Funeral planning is eerie, and talking about it is often an awkward and undesirable conversation. One person, however, has found a unique and “fun” approach to funeral planning. She calls herself the “Doyenne of Death.” If you are curious about what that means, there’s more information about her and her unique perspective on funeral planning at the end of the article linked below.

Having lost both of my parents, I’ve been through the funeral planning process. And believe me, you will be doing your family and loved ones a huge favor if you do even the most basic planning before that day arrives. This article, and the resources in it, are shared to prompt you into taking that first step. If you would like to know more, you may also contact Norman E. “Gene” Richards for local resources.

Three Tips for Avoiding Funeral Planning Problems

Norman E. “Gene” Richards is an attorney in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on estate planning and elder law.  He assists clients with the development of customized estate plans to address their specific needs, including family owned businesses, senior adults concerned about long term care needs, and special needs trusts for children with special needs.  He may be reached at (734) 261-2400 or