Hirzel Law on Fox 2 News involving controversial Westland boundary dispute

Hirzel Law, PLC has been hired to resolve a boundary dispute between the owners of lots in a platted subdivision and the developer of a proposed 88 unit site condominium in Westland, Michigan.  The attorneys at Hirzel Law, PLC have had previous success in representing clients on issues related to adverse possession and acquiescence.  The proposed development is on the […]

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Potential Change in the Law: House Bill 5546 (2016): Adverse Possession Time Restriction Increased to 30 Years

On April 13, 2016, State Representative Pat Somerville introduced House Bill 5546 of 2016, which would modify the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, MCL 600.5801. Later that day, the House Bill was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Importantly, this major change in the law would increase the statutory period for adverse possession or acquiescence from 15 years to […]

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