What is Swimmer’s Itch?

Swimmer's itch is a rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and on certain waterfowl.  I won’t go into the particulars of this parasite’s lifecycle but if you’re curious it involves snail intestines and duck poop.  If … [Read more...]

David S. Fry, Cottage Law Expert, To Speak

David S. Fry, a leading expert in the subject of cottage succession planning or Cottage Law  will be speaking at the Castle Park Association in Holland, Michigan on May 28, 2011 at 9 am. This informative presentation covers a wide range of legal … [Read more...]

A Chance To Share Your Stories

In my area of legal expertise, I often find that I not only act as legal advisor but also as a family counselor and sometimes referee. It’s a harsh reality that shared ownership of an inherited vacation property generally comes on the heels of the … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Cottage Law Center’s blog

In addition to being a lawyer who specializes in cottage law and vacation property succession planning, I grew up in a family who owns a cottage on a lake up north.  I know what it’s like to spend idyllic days on the lake with my grandparents, … [Read more...]