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New Court Case: Landlords must make reasonable efforts to contact police when criminal activity is occurring in common areas of rental property.

On July 30, 2013, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in the case of Bailey v Schaaf, that Landlords have a duty to make reasonable efforts to contact police when they know about criminal acts occurring in common areas of rental property which may caus… Read More
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Categories: Real Estate

Avoid Problems and Update Your Durable Power of Attorney for Finances

If your current durable power of attorney does not meet the new requirements of a new law that went into effect in May of 2012, (MCL 700.5501), you should consider contacting an attorney to draft a new one. The new requirements include: a durable po… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning

NEW MICHIGAN LAW FOR TRANSFERRING RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY WITHOUT UNCAPPING PROPERTY TAX

On December 31, 2013 a new Michigan law, MCL 211.27a(7)(s), took effect which allows for a transfer of residential property between relatives of the 1st degree without uncapping property tax values. The new law is essentially an exemption to what con… Read More
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Categories: Real Estate

About Bill

photo of a serious man - Ager Law Office
Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Bill Ager graduated from the University of Michigan and then served in the U.S. Army. He graduated from the Defense Language Institute and worked at the Army’s Freedom of Information Center in Washington… Read More

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