ARENAC COUNTY – Attorney General Dana Nessel of Michigan has ecently named three new public administrators, including one from Standish.
Melissa S. Sprague now serves as the Arenac County public administrator; Shane M. Childers serves as the Lapeer County public administrator; and Sara J. Basso serves as the Iron County public administrator.
Sprague, of Standish, is a graduate of Ferris State University and the University of Nebraska College of Law. After working for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, she entered private practice as a partner at Broughton & Sprague, PLLC.
Sprague, of Standish, is a University of Nebraska College of Law and Ferris State University graduate. She started out as a partner at Broughton and Sprague, PLLC, a private practice, after working for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan.
Family law, real estate, bankruptcy, and probate and estate planning are the main areas of Sprague’s practice. She is the organization’s founder and president of the organization, Bridging the Gap for the Elderly.
County public administrators are primarily responsible for managing the determination, collection, liquidation, and/or distribution of any assets in estates where there appear to be no known heirs.
Sprague was sworn in Monday, Aug. 7.