Public Act 497 of 2012 – Transfer of Ownership Update on Real Property Taxes in Michigan

On December 28, 2012, Michigan Governor Richard Snyder signed new legislation which will have a significant impact on the way Michigan residential property (including vacation property) is assessed for property taxes [Public Act (“P.A.”) 497].  This … [Read more...]

State of MI LARA Notice

All of our clients who have formed a Michigan LLC should be aware that a non-governmental entity called "Corporate Records Service" is trying to collect a $125 fee to prepare corporate records.  The misleading solicitation implies that Michigan … [Read more...]

Eight Tips For Closing The Family Cottage

There is a nip in the air and a tint to the leaves.  Everyone is off for one last shindig before school starts and summer is officially over. On the “to-do” list along with back-to-school shopping and ramping up for the coming holidays, many … [Read more...]

Rebuilding our Website

It's been a wonderful summer at the cottage. The weather has been nearly perfect, skies have been blue and the breeze has been blowing. The same can not be said for our Cottage Law website. On or around August 4, 2013 a series of unforeseen events … [Read more...]