Rated as one of the best family law attorneys in Michigan, Nelson has been providing comprehensive personal legal services for over 35 years in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb Counties. Clients entrust him with their personal family needs and estate planning as well as their business and succession planning.
He specializes in probate administration, wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, special needs planning, gift planning, and asset protection as well as reconciliation or divorce, custody and support modifications/ or litigation. He recognizes that when it comes to family law controversies, his clients find themselves in situations that are often traumatic, emotional and financially complicated. His personal mission is to guide clients in a way that preserves their self-respect and their financial well-being.
He knows every case is unique and understands the complexity of property division and alimony when it comes to real estate and corporations, especially valuations of closely held, family-owned or small corporations, which are often a part of a settlement.
Whether it is concerns related to estates, probate or divorce, Mr. Stieper has an industry reputation for crafting a fair resolution that minimizes the angst and expenses for his client. When necessary, he will not hesitate to go to court to strongly and firmly represent his client.
As a former adjunct professor of law, he taught Family Law, Estate Planning and Probate Administration at Henry Ford Community College.
Born in Highland Park and raised in Dearborn, Michigan, Mr. Stieper is on the Board of the Dearborn Education Foundation and the Dearborn Country Club. Additionally, he has served as President and as a member of the Dearborn Community Crisis Center, as a Chair on the Administrative Board of First United Methodist Church of Dearborn, as a Board member of the Dearborn Community Fund, and was the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Sagan Institute for youth at Dearborn First.