Probate administration in Michigan
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Probate administration in Michigan a systems approach. by George A. Cooney

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Published by Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Ann Arbor, Mich. (1020 Greene St., Ann Arbor 48109-1444) .
Written in English



  • Michigan.,
  • Michigan


  • Probate law and practice -- Michigan.,
  • Probate law and practice -- Michigan -- Forms.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDraper, Harold A., Draper, Harold A.
LC ClassificationsKFM4344 .D732
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1444671M
LC Control Number93080783

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