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Elections and Voting

When purchasing a condominium unit in Michigan, buyers are often surprised at the number of legal documents governing not only the condominium project itself, but also the association tasked with administering, managing and maintaining the condominium. Given the length and complexity of most governing documents,

The Michigan Condominium Act was enacted in 1978 and is now over thirty-five years old. While significant amendments were made to the Michigan Condominium Act in 2001 and 2002, the Michigan Condominium Act does not currently meet the needs of various stakeholders as it is

Typically in the spring or fall, Michigan condominium associations hold annual meetings to elect directors, distribute financial statements to the Co-owners and otherwise provide an update to the membership regarding the status of the condominium.  All too often, the annual meeting is sparsely attended due to

In early 2015, the Michigan Legislature made significant changes to the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act, MCL 450.2101, et seq.  On March 4, 2016, Kevin M. Hirzel, Esq., Chairman of the Legislative Action Committee for CAI's Michigan Chapter, will present on how the changes to the Act impact

In most Michigan condominium associations, the same individuals serve as both directors and officers of the nonprofit corporation in charge of the condominium.  Often times, there is confusion or misunderstanding about the difference between a “director” and an “officer.”  Thus, co-owners routinely ask our office

On September 10, 2015, representative Michael McCready introduced House Bill 4861, which would modify the Condominium Act, MCL 559.101, et. seq.  Importantly, the major change to the law would be the addition of the following new Section 52(5): (5) An individual is not eligible to be