Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC is dedicated to the representation of community associations and the advancement of community law. While we handle virtually all aspects of real estate law, Community association law is our primary focus, and the eleven attorneys of the firm stand ready to help Boards navigate the array of challenges associations face, from Bylaw enforcement to collecting assessments to interpreting and amending governing documents to any other issue impacting condominiums, subdivisions and cooperatives.

To rise to the forefront of community association law in Michigan, Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC has brought advanced, unique technology to assist its clients and property managers. Want to know why over 1500 community associations have already joined our team?

  • Specialized attorneys dedicated to tackling litigation and transactional matters.
  • 24/7 online access to all collection matters through the firm’s MAGC program.
  • An expansive support staff providing prompt and effective assistance.
  • Lecturers for Community Association Institute (CAI), Michigan Chapter and United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM).
  • Reasonable rates commensurate with the carefully planned budgets of our clients.
  • Offices in Farmington Hills and St. Clair Shores to provide added convenience to our clients, as well as the ability to travel anywhere in the state as needed.

Contact us today to learn more about how Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC can help you elevate your association. Please also browse these pages to discover the ways that our experienced lawyers and staff can meet all of your other real estate needs.

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Condominium Act Amendments: Condominium Subdivision Plans

Developers of condominium projects, and the professionals they retain to draft condominium subdivision plans, should be alerted of changes to MCL 559.166 which took effect February 1, 2016. First, to eliminate any confusion about the licensing status of professionals authorized to draft condominium plans, MCL 559.166(1) states that only licensed architects, licensed professional surveyors, and…

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…

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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