On October 1, 2015, Wegner Vollmer PC joined with Makower Abbate Guerra PLLC, forming the preeminent law firm focused on the representation of condominium and subdivision associations in Michigan. Clients will continue to enjoy the effective and prompt legal service they have come to expect, but now with the benefits of:

  • With offices in Farmington Hills and St. Clair Shores, as well as satellite operations in the western and northern areas of the State, no community in Michigan is far away from legal help.
  • An extensive support staff specially trained to assist in the unique needs of community association clients.
  • Specialists in litigation and transactional work ready to tackle any problem your community association may encounter.
  • Real-time electronic access to information on all collection matters initiated on your behalf. No need to make a phone call to learn the status of a matter when you have 24/7 access to a password-encrypted website.
  • Lecturers and authors specializing in community association law available to assist its approximately 1,500 community associations throughout Michigan.

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Don’t Be Disabled by Reasonable Accommodation Requests

John F. Calvin, Esq Whether you live in a condominium or a subdivision governed by an association, chances are either you or one or more of the residents living within your community are coping with some form of disability. When the U.S. Census Bureau released its report on Americans with Disabilities in 2010, it estimated…

Is It Time for Michigan to Adopt “Limited” Super-priority Assessment Liens?

By: Edward J. Lee, Esq.* All condominiums are created by statute and, depending upon the jurisdiction, by the recording of a master deed or declaration of covenants. The primary (if not the exclusive) source of revenue for maintenance or administration of condominiums is the assessments paid by the co-owners of the condominium property. In this…

Community Association Law

Association boards and property managers are regularly faced with the question of when to seek an opinion from the Association’s legal counsel. While it would certainly be comforting to seek a legal opinion on every issue, obvious budgetary constraints requires that a board or a property manager be selective in determining when an opinion should be sought. Recognize, however, that in many instances the benefits of avoiding litigation or legal complications when those opinions are obtained far outweigh the money spent for the legal opinion.  More information

Real Estate Development

The best time to approach Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC for assistance in your development project is as early as possible. We can assist with your initial concerns, from site selection and land acquisition to zoning and land use issues, to financing, saving you from costly mistakes along the way. Project planning and documentation, the development of warranties and purchase agreements, and the drafting of construction contracts are all areas that benefit from early consultation with experts in the field.    More information

Real Estate Transactions

Real estate transactions can be very complicated and without the proper counsel it can lead to avoidable mistakes. Preventing problems before they occur can save you expensive attorneys’ fees down the line. Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC can walk you through the most complicated or most routine matter. We can tailor representation just for you, whether it is for your commercial, residential, or other needs.   This includes reviewing purchase agreements, helping with zoning variances and evictions.   More information

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