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  • About Us
  • Attorney Profiles
  • Practice Areas
    • Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills

       

      Planning what will happen to your estate upon your passing will ensure that your final property and health care wishes are honored, and that loved ones are provided for in your absence.

      LEARN MORE

    • Elder Law

       

      The legal issues facing the elderly are often complex, so it is important that the attorney handling their case is familiar with the many laws and regulations affecting seniors.

      LEARN MORE

    • Probate Administration

       

      We help clients navigate the probate court process who have been appointed as personal representatives and executors of a probate estate, and we assist them to in fulfilling their legal duties.

      LEARN MORE

    • Trust Administration

       

      If you have been appointed as Successor Trustee, or are currently acting as a Trustee, we can assist you in fulfilling your legal and fiduciary duties.

      LEARN MORE

    • Real Estate Law

       

      We are experienced in consulting with clients regarding the sale or purchase of real estate, as well as representation of their best interest throughout the transaction.

      LEARN MORE

    • Probate Litigation

       

      Our attorneys work closely with executors, trustees, beneficiaries and potential heirs to resolve disputes over estate plan documents, and contested property including bank accounts, real estate, and personal property.

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Janet Bruss
Partner
Janet Bruss began working at the Law Offices of Wayne Stewart, P.C. in 2003 as a paralegal. Janet then graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2009. She was an Associate Attorney at the Law Offices of Wayne Stewart, P.C. until partnering with Wayne Stewart to form the Law Offices of Stewart and Bruss, P.C. in 2011. Janet’s prior work experience includes working at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the State of Michigan, and New Horizon’s Computer Training Center. Janet stays active in the legal community by regularly attending seminars put on by the State Bar of Michigan and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Her background and education make her knowledgeable and capable to provide excellent client service. Janet graduated from Saint Florian High School in Hamtramck. As she has shared with many of her clients, Janet was a client of Wayne Stewart’s when he helped administer her brother’s estate in 1995. Our clients feel that Janet is compassionate and considerate when helping them deal with complex family circumstances, and when they are grieving the loss of a loved one.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Real Estate Transactions

Education

2009 J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School
1992 B.S., Walsh College

Contact

p. 586-286-6505
e. janet@stewartandbruss.com