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Upcoming Live Seminar

We proudly present the following seminar “Rules Regulating Amenities During COVID-19” July 15, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Facebook Live and Zoom Covering topics such as the process of adopting rules and regulations, what rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Michigan Supreme Court Establishes Eviction Case Protocols – Eviction Moratorium Update

By: Shane F. Diehl, Esq. On June 11, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-118, further extending the moratorium on evictions in Michigan until June 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. We anticipate this will be the last extension, as there … Continue reading

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CONSIDERATIONS FOR OPENING YOUR OUTDOOR POOL IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19

By: Melissa D. Francis, Esq. On June 1, 2020, Michigan Governor, Gretchen Whitmer, issued Executive Order 2020-110 (more information can be found here). Paragraph 8 of this Executive order states “Unless otherwise prohibited by local regulation, public swimming pools, as … Continue reading

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IT’S TIME TO WORK OUT PAST DUE RENT ARRANGEMENTS – EVICTION MORATORIUM UPDATE

By: Shane F. Diehl, Esq. As Governor Whitmer slowly reopens the State, now is the time for landlords and tenants to work out final arrangements on past due rent payments and cooperative occupancy charges. As we have indicated in previous … Continue reading

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Q & A: Handling Collections During COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Tracy Danner-Bond, Esq. Q: What should we do in preparation for an increase in delinquencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic? A: Check out Greg Fioritto’s article posted March 30, 2020 on our website’s special COVID-19 Support Center (www.zdfattorneys.com) entitled … Continue reading

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Condo B.E.A.T

IN ALLIANCE WITH Zelmanski, Danner & Fioritto, PLLC and Fraser Trebilcock Davis and Dunlap, P.C. Proudly present: “Back to the Office: Restarting Operations for your Organization after the Covid-19 Lockdown” June 10, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on … Continue reading

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STEP FORWARD MICHIGAN KEEPS MARCHING ON

By: Melissa D. Francis, Esq. In 2010, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) received funding of $499 million dollars from the Federal Hardest Hit Program to provide financial assistance to homeowners left struggling after the recession and mortgage crisis.  … Continue reading

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MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT RULES THAT MUNICIPALITY MAY ENACT REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS ON PRODUCTION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA

By: Mark B. Davis, Esq. On April 27, 2020, the Michigan Supreme Court decided the case of DeRuiter v Byron Township, Supreme Court No. 158311.   Ms. DeRuiter was a registered caregiver under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act (“MMMA”), MCL §333.26421 … Continue reading

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TO AMEND OR NOT TO AMEND… THAT IS THE QUESTION

By: Richard L. Wagner, Jr., Esq. Unless you have been living in a cave, you have assuredly been bombarded with information about COVID-19.  With all of that information flying around, one question that has arisen is whether Condominium or Homeowners’ … Continue reading

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“SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDERS AND THE HANDLING OF NUISANCE COMPLAINTS DURING A PANDEMIC

By: Mark B. Davis, Esq. I hope this writing finds everyone healthy and in good spirits. My intent is to address some of the specific issues that might develop for community associations from the “shelter in place” orders.  Being locked … Continue reading

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