Real Estate Attorneys Serving Metro Detroit

Stephen DeBates

DeBates Law was acquired in 2016, when Stephen Richard DeBates graduated from Wayne State Law School and became an attorney and brought on his father Raymond DeBates to be his partner.

When you combine Ray’s thirty-two years of experience as an attorney and Stephen’s training and experience as a dean’ list scholar, legal internships, top achiever in “mock trials” and his youthful energy, you have a team that you can depend on to assist with all legal matters.

We also network with other attorneys which specialize in various areas of the law. Our attorneys are professionally ready and willing to handle your issues whether in or out of the court room.

Raymond DeBates

Raymond DeBates

Raymond DeBates graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. degree in Resource Development.   Ray went on to the Detroit College of Law where he focused his studies on real estate and governmental law.  Ray graduated DCL in 1984 and become an attorney that year.  He worked as a general practicing attorney until 1993 when he opened a title company.  In 2010, Ray sold most of his real estate agent business off and focused his efforts back into his law practice helping individuals, families and businesses in the Metro Detroit areas achieve their goals and solve their problems.

During Ray’s career, he has sat on or chaired several boards and committees, for nonprofit organizations and governmental bodies.