Concerned about losing your homestead exemption because you have been renting your home for more than 14 days per year? Fear not, as the Michigan Court of Appeals recently ruled in the taxpayer’s favor on this issue. Michigan’s Principal Residence […]
Our country has a rich history surrounding eminent domain – from the brick and mortar that built its foundation – to modern-day infrastructure projects like roads, airports, and bridges. Even our Founding Fathers understood the great impact this would have […]
Fraser Trebilcock has received a First Tier ranking in Lansing in seven practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014. Those practice areas include: Administrative/Regulatory Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, […]
Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Douglas J. Austin was recently named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Lansing Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Mr. Austin was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 1989 in Real Estate Law. He has […]
The Michigan Supreme Court has recently held that landlords have a duty to request police involvement when the landlord or its agent is placed on notice of potential criminal acts in a common area of the premises.
If you were involved in a foreclosure process between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010, you may be eligible to receive up to $125,000 through the Independent Foreclosure Review process (“IFR”). The IFR was created by a number of […]
In February 2012, 49 states, including Michigan, reached a $26 Billion settlement with five of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders over foreclosure practices previously utilized by these financial institutions. Earlier this month, the settlement was approved by a federal judge. The […]
November 10’s posting, below, predicted that the Michigan Supreme Court would deny leave to appeal from a decision regarding MERS’ right to foreclose by advertisement. As a lifetime Michigan resident, one should have known better to try to predict a […]