robert bancroft attorney

Robert (Rob) Bancroft practices law in the state of Michigan.  He specializes in the following areas:

  • Preparing wills and revocable living trusts
  • Preparing durable power of attorney forms and living wills
  • Assisting people with probating an estate
  • Helping people who are wrongly disinherited
  • Challenging improper changes to wills and trusts
  • Challenging improper changes to life insurance and IRA beneficiary designation forms
  • Challenging the improper addition of someone to a joint bank account or deed

Rob was born and raised in Fenton, Michigan.  He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  He graduated with honors  from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University and then received a master’s in law (LL.M) degree from the preeminent legal tax program in the country at New York University. He has authored a chapter on taxation for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, a publication service used by lawyers throughout the state of Michigan.

When not practicing law, Rob is an avid outdoorsman. He has taken numerous wilderness expeditions, including in Alaska and Siberia.  His adventures have included ice climbing, rock climbing and mountaineering. He has also coached AYSO youth soccer and has been involved in various community organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America.

Rob was previously selected as the Genesee County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for providing charitable legal services.