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Ann D. Fillingham

Real Estate, Limited Liability Companies, Business, Government
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  31 Years

Jon William Stuckey

Real Estate, Gift Taxation
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  12 Years

Barbara B. Herdus

Personal Injury, Social Security, Family Law, Landlord-Tenant
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years

Ayda Rezaian-Nojani

Collection, Landlord-Tenant, Discrimination, Criminal
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  7 Years
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Cathy A. Stull

Real Estate, Immigration, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Accident & Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  39 Years

David J. Anderson

Real Estate, Agriculture, Elder Law
Status:  Inactive           Licensed:  43 Years

Harold Kirby Albright

Real Estate, Immigration, Government Agencies, Estate Planning
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  39 Years

Kelly Reed Lucas

Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Mediation, Estate Planning, Transactions
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  33 Years

Jeffrey S. Theuer

Litigation, Business, Construction, Environmental Law, Non-profit
Status:  In Good Standing           

Dominic Robert Rios

Business, Corporate, Real Estate, Immigration, Estate Planning
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  8 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

DEMURRER

A request made to a court, asking it to dismiss a lawsuit on the grounds that no legal claim is asserted. For example, you might file a demurrer if your neighbo... (more...)
A request made to a court, asking it to dismiss a lawsuit on the grounds that no legal claim is asserted. For example, you might file a demurrer if your neighbor sued you for parking on the street in front of her house. Your parking habits may annoy your neighbor, but the curb is public property and parking there doesn't cause any harm recognized by the law. After a demurrer is filed, the judge holds a hearing at which both sides can make their arguments about the matter. The judge may dismiss all or part of the lawsuit, or may allow the party who filed the lawsuit to amend its complaint. In some states and in federal court, the term demurrer has been replaced by 'motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim' (called a '12(b)(6) motion' in federal court) or similar term.

LEGACY

An outdated legal word meaning personal property left by a will. The more common term for this type of property is bequest. Compare devise.

MECHANIC'S LIEN

A legal claim placed on real estate by someone who is owed money for labor, services or supplies contributed to the property for the purpose of improving it. Ty... (more...)
A legal claim placed on real estate by someone who is owed money for labor, services or supplies contributed to the property for the purpose of improving it. Typical lien claimants are general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers of building materials. A mechanics' lien claimant can sue to have the real estate sold at auction and recover the debt from the proceeds. Because property with a lien on it cannot be easily sold until the lien is satisfied (paid off), owners have a great incentive to pay their bills.

NONCOMPETITION AGREEMENT

An agreement, generally included in an employment contract or a contract for the sale of a business, where one party agrees not to compete with the other party ... (more...)
An agreement, generally included in an employment contract or a contract for the sale of a business, where one party agrees not to compete with the other party for a specific period of time and within a particular area. Salespeople, for example, often sign noncompetition agreements that prevent them from using the contacts gained by one employer to benefit another employer. Or a salesperson may sign what is known as a 'noncompete,' agreeing not to sell within a particular area, or even work in the same type of business. In some states, such as California, courts view noncompetition agreements with disfavor and will not enforce them unless the restrictions are very narrow. In other states, courts routinely uphold them.

ASSIGNMENT

A transfer of property rights from one person to another, called the assignee.

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.

CONSTRUCTIVE EVICTION

When a landlord provides housing that is so substandard that a landlord has legally evicted the tenant. For example, if the landlord refuses to provide heat or ... (more...)
When a landlord provides housing that is so substandard that a landlord has legally evicted the tenant. For example, if the landlord refuses to provide heat or water or refuses to clean up an environmental health hazard, the tenant has the right to move out and stop paying rent, without incurring legal liability for breaking the lease.

AUTHOR

In terms of copyright protection, either the person who creates the work, the person or business that pays another to create the work in an employment context o... (more...)
In terms of copyright protection, either the person who creates the work, the person or business that pays another to create the work in an employment context or the person or business that commissions the work under a valid work for hire contract. For example, a songwriter may write a song, but if he is employed by a company to do so, the company is the author of that song for copyright purposes.

CO-TENANTS

Two or more tenants who rent the same property under the same lease or rental agreement. Each co-tenant is 100% responsible for carrying out the rental agreemen... (more...)
Two or more tenants who rent the same property under the same lease or rental agreement. Each co-tenant is 100% responsible for carrying out the rental agreement, which includes paying the entire rent if the other tenant skips town and paying for damage caused by the other tenant.

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. ...