Jackson Foreclosure Lawyer, Michigan


Katie L. Hawley

Health Care Other, Elder Law, Biotechnology, Real Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  8 Years

Brendon R. Beer

Real Estate, Labor Law, Criminal, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           

Kevin M. Thomson

Real Estate
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Steven D. Rick

Estate Planning, Real Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  34 Years
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Kurt J. Parker

Real Estate, Gift Taxation, Estate Planning, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           

Brad Andrew Brelinski

Real Estate, Estate Planning, Estate, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  15 Years

Julius J. Hoffman

Real Estate, Social Security, Estate Planning, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           

Bruce A. Inosencio

Real Estate, Litigation, Estate Planning, Business, Medical Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years

William M. Schlecte

Litigation, Real Estate, Environmental Law, Oil & Gas
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  48 Years

William A. Thompson

Real Estate, Estate Planning, Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  52 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

SHORT SALE (OF HOUSE)

A sale of a house in which the proceeds fall short of what the owner still owes on the mortgage. Many lenders will agree to accept the proceeds of a short sale ... (more...)
A sale of a house in which the proceeds fall short of what the owner still owes on the mortgage. Many lenders will agree to accept the proceeds of a short sale and forgive the rest of what is owed on the mortgage when the owner cannot make the mortgage payments. By accepting a short sale, the lender can avoid a lengthy and costly foreclosure, and the owner is able to pay off the loan for less than what he owes. See also deed in lieu (or foreclosure).

SERVIENT TENEMENT

Property that is subject to use by another for a specific purpose. For example, a beachfront house that has a public walkway to the beach on its premises would ... (more...)
Property that is subject to use by another for a specific purpose. For example, a beachfront house that has a public walkway to the beach on its premises would be a servient tenement.

APPRAISER

A person who is hired to determine the current value of real estate or other property.

QUASI-COMMUNITY PROPERTY

A form of property owned by a married couple. If a couple moves to a community property state from a non-community property state, property they acquired togeth... (more...)
A form of property owned by a married couple. If a couple moves to a community property state from a non-community property state, property they acquired together in the non-community property state may be considered quasi-community property. Quasi-community property is treated just like community property when one spouse dies or if the couple divorces.

RENT CONTROL

Laws that limit the amount of rent landlords may charge, and that state when and by how much the rent can be raised. Most rent control laws also require a landl... (more...)
Laws that limit the amount of rent landlords may charge, and that state when and by how much the rent can be raised. Most rent control laws also require a landlord to provide a good reason, such as repeatedly late rent, for evicting a tenant. Rent control exists in some cities and counties in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C.

SEVERABILITY CLAUSE

A provision in a contract that preserves the rest of the contract if a portion of it is invalidated by a court. Without a severability clause, a decision by the... (more...)
A provision in a contract that preserves the rest of the contract if a portion of it is invalidated by a court. Without a severability clause, a decision by the court finding one part of the contract unenforceable would invalidate the entire document.

MONTH-TO-MONTH TENANCY

A rental agreement that provides for a one-month tenancy that is automatically renewed each month unless either tenant or landlord gives the other the proper am... (more...)
A rental agreement that provides for a one-month tenancy that is automatically renewed each month unless either tenant or landlord gives the other the proper amount of written notice (usually 30 days) to terminate the agreement. Some landlords prefer to use month-to-month tenancies because it gives them the right to raise the rent after giving proper notice. This type of rental also provides a landlord with an easy way to get rid of troublesome tenants, because in most states month-to-month tenancies can be terminated for any reason.

NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT

A legally binding contract in which a person or business promises to treat specific information as a trade secret and not disclose it to others without proper a... (more...)
A legally binding contract in which a person or business promises to treat specific information as a trade secret and not disclose it to others without proper authorization. Nondisclosure agreements are often used when a business discloses a trade secret to another person or business for such purposes as development, marketing, evaluation or securing financial backing. Although nondisclosure agreements are usually in the form of written contracts, they may also be implied if the context of a business relationship suggests that the parties intended to make an agreement. For example, a business that conducts patent searches for inventors is expected to keep information about the invention secret, even if no written agreement is signed, because the nature of the business is to deal in confidential information.

DOWN PAYMENT

A lump sum cash payment paid by a buyer when he or she purchases a major piece of property, such as a car or house. The buyer typically takes out a loan for the... (more...)
A lump sum cash payment paid by a buyer when he or she purchases a major piece of property, such as a car or house. The buyer typically takes out a loan for the balance remaining, and pays it off in monthly installments over time.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

In re Petition for Foreclosure

The Prayer Temple owns a parcel of property on Woodward Avenue in the city of Highland Park in Wayne County. The parcel has a single tax assessment identity, but it contains three lots on which a church, an activity center, and an outreach center are located. The Treasurer ...

Church & Church, Inc. v. A-1 CARPENTRY

... (Church), appeals, by leave granted, the trial court's entry of summary disposition in third-party defendants AKRS Properties Investment, LLC, and Ban Cassab's favor, and the dismissal of plaintiff's claims seeking judicial foreclosure of its mortgages on five real properties. ...

Sidun v. Wayne County Treasurer

... MICHAEL F. CAVANAGH, J. We granted leave to appeal in this case to determine whether defendant Wayne County Treasurer's efforts to provide notice of foreclosure proceedings to plaintiff Stella Sidun satisfied due process in light of Jones v. Flowers, 547 US 220, 126 S.Ct. ...