mike yates

Michael T. Yates is a partner of More, Miller & Yates, Attorneys at Law in Fort Wayne, where he practices civil litigation, commercial law, family law, business law and family mediation. He is currently a registered Family Law Mediator, and a former instructor of business law at International Business College. He also is a past speaker on Elder Law, Medicaid and Family Law topics for National Business Institute. He is a member of Allen County Bar Association (Family Law Section) and Indiana State Bar Association (Elder Law Section and Family Law Section).

 

 

Bar Admissions

 Indiana (1974)

U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana (1974)

U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana (1974)

Member

Allen County Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

Education

Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, IN  (J.D., 1973)

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  (B.A., 1970)

Seminar Presentations:

Trusts From A to Z, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, August, 2016.

"Commencement of Proceedings and Information Gathering" & "Handling Creditor Claims and Debt", Estate Administration from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, May, 2016.

"Applying for Medicaid - The Four Eligibility Requirements" & "Pre-Need Asset Planning", Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, April, 2016.

"Spouse's Elective Share vs. Second Probate" & "Probating Estates That Include a Business", Probate Boot Camp, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, December, 2015.

"Taking the Deposition" & "Defending the Deposition", Sophisticated Deposition Strategies, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, October, 2015.

"Using Living Trusts and Powers of Attorney as Estate Planning Tools", "Basic Tax Considerations" & "Planning Methods to Control Medical Treatment", Drafting Effective Wills & Trusts, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, July, 2015.

"Applying for Medicaid" & "Pre-Need Asset Planning", Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, October, 2014.

"Goal Setting", "Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Retirement Planning" & "Business Structure Choice and Conversion", Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, December, 2013.

"Foundations of Estate Administration Defined" & "Preparing to Begin the Administration Process", Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, December, 2012.

"Practical Guide to Private Adoption ", Your Family Law Practice in the 21st Century, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, August, 2011.

"Changing Technology and Attorney-Client Privilege", Legal Ethics: Solutions to the Most Common Challenges, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, December, 2010.

"Liens and Estate Recovery Challenges", The Nuts and Bolts of Medicaid Planning, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, November, 2010.

"Getting A Divorce Case Off On The Right Foot" & "Dividing Assets And Debts Equitably", Handling Divorce Cases From Start To Finish, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, April, 2010.

What Civil Court Judges Want You To Know, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, May, 2009.

"Planning Tips With The New Medicaid Laws" & "Qualifying Clients For Medicaid and Medicare Benefits", Medicaid Update 2008, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, November, 2008.

"Qualifying For Medicaid Long-Term Care Programs" & "Preserving Family Assets When Qualifying For Medicaid", Resolving Legal And Financial Issues In Elder Care, National Business Institute, Fort Wayne, June, 2008.

 
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