Milford, Michigan Real Estate Lawyers

David Soble
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Michigan Real Estate Law Attorney with 29 years experience

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Kathryn Wayne-Spindler
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Milford, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(248) 676-1000 425 West Huron Street
Suite 120
Milford, MI 48381
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Michigan Attorney Kathryn Wayne-Spindler has built a full-service law firm that is pleased to be successfully helping clients with all their divorce, family law, adoption, child custody, change of domicile, estate planning, minor criminal defense and probate needs. She is an experienced and aggressive fighter in the courtroom. She is also known for being a compassionate counselor to her clients. She understands that her clients' cases are not just legal battles to be won, but life-changing events that can potentially be emotionally traumatic. She listens and advises with her client's best interests in mind. Years ago, Wayne-Spindler realized that...
Milford, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer
(248) 685-8724 371 N Main St
Milford, MI 48381
Real Estate, Divorce and Family
Milford, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer
(248) 686-1518 P.O. Box 599
Milford, MI 48381
Real Estate
Catherine Riesterer
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Brighton, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(810) 227-3103 7900 Grand River Rd
Brighton, MI 48114
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
University of Michigan Law School
Robert Gardella
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Brighton, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(810) 220-4200 134 N. First Street
Suite 201
Brighton, MI 48116
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Collections and Construction
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
David Johnson
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Brighton, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(810) 227-1700 8163 Grand River Rd
Brighton, MI 48114
Real Estate, Business, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
Wayne State University Law School
Kimberly Bowlin
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Brighton, MI Real Estate Law Attorney
(810) 844-2520 10315 Grand River Rd
Brighton, MI 48116
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Estate Planning
Ms. Bowlin concentrates her practice in corporate/small business, real estate, and construction law. She is a leading practitioner in the areas of construction liens, land use development, zoning, and condominium association law. She is a 1995 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University. Prior to founding this law firm, she specialized in municipal and public corporation law, representing several village, townships, and cities in Livingston and Oakland County.
Steven Ruza
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Commerce Twp, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(855) 892-9985 3050 Union Lake Road
Suite 8F
Commerce Twp, MI 48382
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
Dickron Bohikian
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Brighton, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer
(810) 494-7172 748 W. Grand River Ave.
Brighton, MI 48116
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Business
David Soble
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Farmington Hills, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(888) 789-1715 31800 Northwestern Hwy
Suite 350
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Real Estate, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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As a former "big Bank" real estate and contracts attorney, I love to demystify complicated real estate and financial legal concepts and problems for people who are frustrated, "spinning their wheels" with incompetent or dismissive real estate or banking "professionals."

I hate when someone finds themselves at a legal disadvantage - they're "stuck" when they unknowingly relying on outdated or impractical information and forms off of the "internet." People often get in trouble when they base their legal decisions off of "outside chatter." They...
Martin C. Weisman
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Michigan Real Estate Law Lawyer with 49 years experience

University of Michigan Law SchoolMichigan
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Sean Patrick Murphy
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Plymouth, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(313) 672-7300 801 W. Ann Arbor Trail
Suite 240
Plymouth, MI 48170
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Sean is currently an Attorney at Hubbard Snitchler & Parzianello, PLC. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan. Prior to joining Hubbard Snitchler & Parzianello, PLC, Sean practiced at a small firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan and was a Judicial Law Clerk to Justice Stephen J. Markman of the Michigan Supreme Court.

Sean graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics and Business Administration. After Western Michigan, Sean went on to graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, graduating summa cum laude and first in his class. While...
Charles Schneider
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Livonia, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(734) 591-4890 39319 Plymouth Rd
Ste 1
Livonia, MI 48150
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Bankruptcy
Wayne State University Law School
Mr. Schneider has been in practice for over 36 years. He has been a leader in the area of consumer bankruptcy law. He has been certified by the American Board of Certification sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute since 1995. He has co-authored the chapter on representing Consumers in Bankruptcies under Chapter 7 in the Michigan ICLE publication Handling Consumer and Small Bankruptcies in Michigan. He is currently rated as follows: Martindale-Hubbell "AV" "Preeminent" 2010 - 2014; Avvo.com 10 "Superb" 2010 - 2014; Avvo.com Client’s Choice Award 2013-2014; a "Leading Michigan Lawyer" 2014 by the Leading Lawyers Network; "Michigan Super...
Melvin J. Babi
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Farmington Hills, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(248) 434-4110 22710 Haggerty Rd., Ste 151
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Melvin J. Babi serves as the managing partner of Babi Legal Group, P.L.L.C. where he serves as managing partner of Babi Legal Group, P.L.L.C., a respected general practice law firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In his private practice, Mr. Babi advises consumers and small businesses in areas including bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, debt-resolution, real estate law, business law, corporate law, contract drafting and negotiating and criminal and civil litigation. Mr. Babi has assisted thousands of clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases, saving their homes, vehicles and other assets with strategic bankruptcy planning. He has also saved his...
Michael J. Hamblin
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(248) 792-5475 40900 Woodward Avenue
Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Bloomfield Hills, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Family
Wayne State University Law School
I have been practicing law for almost 20 years, and focus my practice on litigation cases, business law, family law cases, misdemeanor criminal defense, probate law, and real estate matters.

My office is in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, which is a suburb of Detroit. I represent clients mostly in the Metro Detroit area (Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties). But, depending on the case, I do represent clients in other areas of Michigan, and have handled cases in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Traverse City, Lansing, as well as other locations in Michigan.

In addition to my representation of clients in Michigan, I have...
Kenneth V Zichi
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Howell, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(810) 299-5222 1360 W. Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Helping Livingston County residents navigate the legal system for 30 years. I focus on Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate, with a significant portion of my practice also concerning Real Estate and general civil litigation. If you have questions or issues with your home, a cabin up north, or want to insure your family is cared for after you are gone, I'd be happy to meet with you, perhaps bust some myths, and certainly insure YOUR and your family's needs are met. Call for an appointment today!
Nathan Resnick
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(248) 642-5400 40900 Woodward Ave
Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Municipal
Wayne State University
H. Nathan Resnick is the proud founding member of Resnick Law and continues to act as the managing partner. He concentrates his legal practice in complex commercial litigation, real estate, and corporate law.Nathan Resnick wears many hats while he manages the law firm and practices law. He also acts as a trustee to several trusts and manages commercial and residential properties.
Martin C. Weisman
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Bingham Farms, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(248) 258-2700 30100 Telegraph Rd
#428
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Michigan Law School
John Martin Hilla
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Livonia, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(734) 743-1489 19500 Middlebelt Road
Suite 223E
Livonia, MI 48152
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy and Trademarks
The George Washington University Law School and Wayne State University Law School
John Hilla is a Detroit-area trademark and bankruptcy attorney.

A graduate of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, he also holds a Master's degree in International Law from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC.

John is a former music publisher, musician, and author who especially enjoys assisting bands, musicians, record labels, and related start-ups with their trademark and contractual needs.
Ryan J. Fishman
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Real Estate Law Attorney
(248) 353-4600 800 W. Long Lake Road
Suite 170
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Collections and Landlord Tenant
Wayne State University Law School
Established in 1976, at Fishman Group we've spent the last four decades perfecting the debt collection law firm.

Our practice has one focus: We are a full service Creditors' Rights law firm, and we measure our success by one yard stick: How much cash have we put back in your pocket?

Fishman Group partners the power of a law firm with the internal resources of a collection agency and the kind of location and asset information you'd expect from a private investigation firm -- all under one roof. With this combination, we work to ensure top dollars net to you...
James Hubbert
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(248) 454-1860 431 Sixth St
Rochester, MI 48307
Free ConsultationRochester, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Michigan State University
Attorney James D. Hubbert is the managing partner of the Law Offices of Graham and Hubbert. He has over 28 years of legal experience and has the highest peer and client ratings with Martindale-Hubbell ( A.V. Preeminent) and A.V.V.O. (Superb).
Douglas Callahan
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Fenton, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(810) 955-5248 242 W Caroline St
Fenton, MI 48430
Real Estate, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Michigan State University
I was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan on the day of my Father's graduation from the University of Michigan Law School. I graduated from Fenton High School as a Member of the National Honor Society. I served my classmates as their Vice President of Student Council, Sophmore Class President, Vice President of Senior High Student Council, Law Day Judge. In addition I played and lettered in tennis my Sophmore, Junior and Senior years. I earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Humanities Pre-Law from Michigan State University. At MSU I served my classmates as Floor President of Wilson Hall, Member...
Daniel S. Carlson
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Farmington Hills, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(248) 972-8891 34705 West Twelve Mile Road
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Municipal
Ave Maria School of Law
Do you need experienced legal assistance with planning your estate? Here at Shifman & Carlson, P.C., we can help you prepare for the future. Our Michigan probate lawyers can help you protect what matters most by drafting a will or a trust. By preparing a comprehensive estate plan, you can ensure that your belongings are distributed according to your wishes and that your loved ones have a secure future after you pass. When you work with our firm, we will evaluate your needs help draft a personalized plan that is tailored specifically for you. We have been providing Michigan families...
Shawn H. Head
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(248) 939-5405 34705 W. Twelve Mile Rd.
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Free ConsultationFarmington Hills, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Real Estate, Business, Collections and Landlord Tenant
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Shawn is the owner of The Head Law Firm, PLC. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. He represents individual and business clients throughout the Detroit Metro Area, including Livonia, Westland, Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield, Novi, Troy, and other surrounding areas.

Shawn has been repeatedly recognized as one of Metro Detroit’s Top Lawyers in the areas of criminal defense and commercial litigation by DBusiness Magazine. He has also been selected as a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers every year since 2015.

Shawn graduated...
Robert J. Gavin
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(248) 406-0620 34705 West Twelve Mile Road
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Farmington Hills, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Real Estate, Construction, Estate Planning and Municipal
DePaul College of Law
Robert Gavin is the Senior Associate at Shifman & Carlson, P.C. He has been practicing law since 2008, and was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2018, and 2019. He was also listed by DBusiness Magazine as a Top Lawyer in the Metro Detroit Area for Public Finance Law in both 2014, 2017, and 2018.

Rob brings a wide variety of skills and a diverse background to bear for his clients, including his experience with contract negotiation, employee issues, construction issues. Rob's undergraduate degree is in engineering, which has also been useful to clients during construction issues and in...
Eric Albert Parzianello
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Plymouth, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(313) 672-7300 801 W. Ann Arbor Trail
Suite 240
Plymouth, MI 48170
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Business and Employment
University of Detroit Mercy
My practice is concentrated in representing employers and entrepreneurs in all aspects of employment and business law including severance, termination issues, non-compete disputes and in issues involving the protection of proprietary information.

I also represents employers in Fair Labor Standards Act disputes, including those with the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. I represent clients in complex commercial litigation regarding these issues at both the trial and appellate levels. A significant portion of my litigation experience has been in business breakups, corporate and partnership dissolutions, securities and shareholder disputes, and related valuation issues. My business litigation experience allows me to...
Robert Delisi
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CLARKSTON, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(248) 620-0080 7640 DIXIE HIGHWAY SUITE 120
CLARKSTON, MI 48346
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Wayne State University Law School
Marco C. Masciulli
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Farmington Hills, MI, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(248) 939-5405 34705 W. Twelve Mile Road
Suite 160
Farmington Hills, MI, MI 48331
Real Estate, Criminal, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Michigan State University
Marco Masciulli is an Associate Attorney with The Head Law Firm, PLC.

Marco has represented both plaintiffs and defendants since he began practicing law in both the civil and criminal arenas. He has experience at every stage of litigation including multiple jury trials.

As a young plaintiff’s attorney with a Detroit medical malpractice firm, Marco settled multiple cases with six-figure dollar amounts and worked on other cases that eventually settled for more. He successfully challenged large medical institutions represented by skilled and seasoned lawyers with his complex and nuanced understanding of the legal and factual issues underlying each case.

As a...
Howard B. Young
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Bingham Farms, MI Real Estate Law Attorney
(248) 258-2700 30100 Telegraph Rd
#428
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and IP
University of Michigan Law School
Corene C Ford
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Northville, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(248) 349-6203 21800 Haggerty Road, Suite 218
Northville, MI 48167
Real Estate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School
Corene C. Ford has practiced law in Michigan since 2003, specializing in litigating a wide variety of civil matters including in the areas of condominium and HOA, real estate law, business law, landlord tenant, contract disputes, collections, landlord tenant, as well as personal injury cases. Corene is also a certified court appointed mediator. She has successfully mediated dozens of cases ranging from simple real estate disputes to complex commercial matters.

After graduating with a B.S. from Eastern Michigan University in 1999, Corene attended Vermont Law School from which she received a JD and Master of Studies in Environmental Law, cum laude,...
Marco Michael Bisbikis
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Farmington, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(248) 893-6090 23629 Liberty St. Suite 200
Farmington, MI 48335
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Timothy Klisz
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Novi, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(866) 770-7782 28175 Haggerty Rd.
Novi, MI 48377
Free ConsultationReal Estate, DUI, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Attorney Tim Klisz is a full service lawyer for over 20 years in metro Detroit. Assisting individuals and small businesses in the following areas: personal injury, car accidents, wrongful death, criminal law, probate and estate planning, real estate law and collections. Free phone consultation available for any area of law.
Karen M Ross
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Waterford, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(248) 681-0400 3824 Elizabeth Lake Rd.
Waterford, MI 48328
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
I manage the business of life. A life well lived is a business. When I represent a client, I look at their life as a whole and put together a comprehensive plan to assure that they are better off after my representation of them. This applies to their divorce settlements as well as their estate planning.
Susan K. Friedlaender
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Bloomfield Hills, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(248) 629-0880 40700 Woodward Ave.
Suite 302
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-5130
Real Estate
Wayne State University Law School
John A. Ruemenapp
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Bingham Farms, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer
(248) 258-2700 30100 Telegraph Rd
#428
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
University of Michigan Law School and Wayne State University Law School
Richard Delonis
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Southfield, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(248) 716-3600 29777 Telegraph Road
Suite 2475
Southfield, MI 48034
Real Estate, Appeals, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Wayne State University Law School
Eden J. Allyn
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Farmington, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(248) 855-2550 31333 W 13 Mile Rd
Farmington, MI 48334
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Michigan State University
Eden J. Allyn is an ardent advocate for her clients. Practicing since 1996, Ms. Allyn has dedicated herself to helping her clients by staying abreast of the latest issues and developments in the law. She has furthered her education in the family law arena by earning a Certificate of Completion of the Family Law Certificate program through the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education, by obtaining a collaborative law certificate and by training and working as a domestic family law mediator and attorney. Ms. Allyn has zealously represented clients in all levels of courts in Michigan, including appellate actions at...
Robert Meisner
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Bingham Farms, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(248) 644-4433 30200 Telegraph Rd
Suite 467
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Real Estate and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Michigan Law School
Robert M. Meisner has been a practicing attorney since 1969 and is the founding member of the community association law firm, The Meisner Law Group, P.C., in Bingham Farms, Michigan. Mr. Meisner is a Fellow of and Michigan’s first inductee into Community Association Institute’s College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL). He has been selected in multiple years as a Michigan Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters, has been selected in multiple years as a Top Metro Detroit Attorney in the field of Condominium Law and Real Estate Law by DBusiness Journal, and has been honored as one of only 30...
Matthew Abraham
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Fenton, MI Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(810) 750-0440 16237 Jennings Road
Suite 200
Fenton, MI 48430
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Trademarks
Michigan State University
Matthew Abraham is an entrepreneurial business attorney practicing in Michigan, United States. He has been practicing since 1993 developing a law practice geared toward serving the new business owner and entrepreneur. Matt has counseled on a broad spectrum of imperatives from complex mergers and acquisitions of service, manufacturing and other companies to routine commerce and transactional law matters and business related contracts. He has advised numerous private companies, established businesses and start-ups, developers and users of technology, and both old and new economy businesses. Abraham|Law provides business law services to clients in a broad range of...
Collin D. Dickey
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Rochester, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(248) 792-9193 1000 W. University Dr., Suite 150
Rochester, MI 48307
Real Estate, Elder, Employment and Estate Planning
Collin focuses his practice at the Rutkowski Law Firm primarily in estate planning. Collin has significant experience in financial advising, assisting clients with investment decisions and taxation matters, and is well versed in handling legal inquiries involving the IRS and the State of Michigan.
Collin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia and his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
After completing his legal education, Collin worked as a Judicial Law Clerk in the 6th Circuit Court of Oakland County for the Honorable Karen D. McDonald, where he gained valuable exposure to a wide variety of...
Barry Brickner
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Farmington Hills, MI Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(248) 538-4930 28580 Orchard Lake Road, Ste. 201
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Real Estate, Collections, Family and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.

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