Our office primarily handles non-criminal matters with an emphasis on business, condominium, construction, real estate and estate administration. If you have any questions on the scope of our practice or need a referral, please Contact Us.
Business & Commercial Law
We assist persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales to determine and enforce their rights, relations, and conduct. We also maintain and defend debt collection actions.
Entity Formation & Management
We organize entrepreneurs and establish business entities with governmental authorities, as well as assist the entities with staying in good standing. We also work with corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships, general partnerships, sole proprietorships and variations of these business structures. Lastly, we dissolve entities that no longer desire to conduct business.
Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights
We assist creditors with collection efforts in the Federal Bankruptcy Courts. We also protect against preference claims.
We assist individuals that undertake various risks in the hope of creating a profit for themselves and their businesses.
Condominium Development & Law
We prepare master deeds to establish condominium projects, as well as all necessary documents to market the projects for sale. We amend master deeds and other condominium documents to implement new governance ideas and legal requirements. We also assist developers and condominium associations in enforcing restrictions on co-owner conduct, including debt collection.
We assist entities that conduct business for the benefit of a certain group of individuals or the general public without a profit motive.
We negotiate and prepare construction contracts and amendments, and litigate construction disputes.
Commercial & Residential Real Estate
We assist brokers, buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Industrial Real Estate
We assist brokers, buyers and sellers in industrial real estate transactions.
Landlord & Tenant Relations
We assist landlords and tenants in their relations. This includes drafting and executing residential and commercial leases, as well as enforcing rights through rent collection and other proceedings.
We assist clients with regulatory approvals and in litigation against governmental units who wrongfully deny permits or approvals.
Our firm administers estates and trusts, and can litigate disputes involving personal representatives and trustees.
Estate Planning & Trusts
We prepare wills, trusts, codicils and amendments, powers of attorney, and other common estate documents. We have fixed, competitive price fees for many of our services.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
We assist in mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
Defamation, Libel & Slander
We assist in proceedings against individuals and businesses that distribute false information that harms the reputation or livelihood of our clients.
Intellectual Property Rights
We assist in acquiring and protecting property rights through copyrights, trademarks and patents.
We assist towns, cities and local governments with various matters including zoning and property taxes.
We represent clients in non-criminal matters in the Michigan and Federal Courts. We also handle post-trial matters and appellate proceedings.
We assist in communicating and handling disputes with various local and state agencies.
We assist with claims and litigation involving insurance policies.
We assist in preparing and drafting agreements between spouses before and after marriage that outline the division of financial assets in the event of a divorce.