EVERY PROPERTY HAS A STORY

EVERY PROPERTY HAS A STORY

Just like classic cars and old houses, every property has a story to tell. Some stories are relatively short while others may read like a Dickens novel. Regardless of their age, however, each piece of property has a history which is contained in what is referred to as...
TITLE

TITLE

You are purchasing a home. Overwhelmed with the confusing paperwork, the title agent poses the important question, “How do you want to hold title to the property?” In the context of your overall home purchase, the manner in which you hold title may seem like a small,...
QUIET TITLE REQUIREMENTS

QUIET TITLE REQUIREMENTS

What are the quiet title requirements in Michigan? When an individual has purchased real property from a county tax auction, he or she will often seek to obtain title insurance. To obtain title insurance and before acquiring “marketable title,” a judgment...
CLOUD ON TITLE

CLOUD ON TITLE

The ultimate goal of a Quiet Title action is often referred to as “removing a cloud on title.” As Michigan residents, we are privileged with observing all kinds of different weather, often within the span of only a few hours. However, I am not referring to the same...
ACTIONS TO QUIET TITLE

ACTIONS TO QUIET TITLE

Michigan’s Quiet Title statute,  MCL 600.2932, provides for the legal authority to commence actions to quiet title.  The statute specifically grants broad authority for actions to quiet title and does no provide a limitation on the legal theories available. The...
STEAL A HOUSE

STEAL A HOUSE

It is so easy to steal a pack of gum.  Just walk into a store and slip it into your pocket.  As easy as this crime is to commit, there are so many ways you can get caught.  Personnel walking around and surveillance cameras can nab even the most accomplished...