Homeowner associations often seek to exercise architectural control over exterior structures within their communities which impact community aesthetics. For some issues, however, an association’s concern over the form of a structure potentially impacts its function creating a conflict between the interest of the association and
As previously discussed in, Amendment to the Marketable Record Title Act puts Michigan Restrictive Covenants at Risk, the Michigan Marketable Record Title Act, MCL 565.101, eq seq., was amended at the end of 2018, via 2018 PA 572, and may have unforeseen consequences for Michigan
Michigan is one of the most progressive states when it comes to decriminalizing marijuana use for medicinal and recreational purposes. Accordingly, it should be no surprise that cannabidiol (“CBD”) oil is becoming commonplace on supermarket shelves and in other retailers in Michigan. As discussed in
A site condominium is a type of condominium that exists in Michigan and is composed of single-family homes. Site condominium units are still subject to restrictions contained in a Master Deed and Condominium Bylaws and it is important that purchasers review the Master Deed and
In Yarmouth Commons Ass’n v Norwood, et al., 299 F. Supp.3d 862 (E.D. Mich., 2017), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan held that a prior recorded condominium lien had priority over a federal tax lien but only to the extent
Kevin Hirzel, Brandan Hallaq and Kayleigh Long of Hirzel Law, PLC represented the Fox Pointe Association in this case.
In Fox Pointe Association v Ryal, unpublished opinion of the Court of Appeals, issued July 23, 2019 (Docket No. 344232), the Michigan Court of Appeals held that