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Attorney to offer free workshops next week in Iron County

MARQUETTE — Erica Payne, attorney and owner of Taproot Law, will be in Iron County next week on her second-annual Upper Peninsula Tour, combining educational workshops with legal coaching sessions and document preparation.

Her free workshops include —

­– Estate Planning 101, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday at Crystal Falls Township Hall. A full-hour workshop on manageable approaches to estate planning.

— Lunch with a Lawyer — What’s the difference: Family Camp Trust or LLC? 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at Sawblade, Amasa. This 1/2-hour mini-workshop is limited to seven people. Participants can order off the menu.

— Coffee Chat: Avoiding probate: Why avoid probate if we shouldn’t be scared of it? 11:15 a.m. Thursday at New Leaf Bistro, Crystal Falls. This mini-workshop is limited to seven people. Participants can order lunch off the menu after the program.

After the workshops, Payne will be available to provide paid services such as one-on-one sessions for advice and preparing documents.

The mission of Taproot Law, a remote and mobile law firm, is to improve accessibility, including lowering the expense of travel and time needed to obtain legal advice.

Payne is originally from Crystal Falls and has been practicing law in Marquette for the past 13 years.

Private sessions with Payne are open for booking. Meetings are by appointment only.

To book, call/text 906-284-8426 or email hello@taprootadvocates.com. or go online to taprootadvocates.com.

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