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Whether you are building a new community or managing an established one, you need sound legal advice. Our team provides practical legal guidance to Michigan community associations, condominium associations, homeowner associations and developers incorporating innovative online systems that save you time and money. We have built our reputation on ethics, experience and excellence and zealously advocate for our clients, with the goal of finding a resolution that serves your best interests and helps the community thrive.

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Specialized attorneys dedicated to Michigan community associations, homeowners associations, condominium associations and developers.

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Evan Alexander Selected To 2022 Super Lawyers Rising Star List

Evan Alexander Selected To 2022 Super Lawyers Rising Star List

by | Aug 15, 2022 | News | 0 Comments

Michigan Lawyer Evan Alexander has been selected to the 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers – Rising Star List for Michigan real estate law. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent...

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Stephen Guerra Selected To 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers List

by | Aug 15, 2022 | News | 0 Comments

Michigan Lawyer Stephen Guerra has been selected to the 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers List for Michigan real estate and condominium law. Each year, no more than 5 percent...

Attorney Amy M. Smith has been named a “Go to Lawyer” for Real Estate and Condominium Law

by | Jun 28, 2022 | News | 0 Comments

Announcement: Amy Smith has been named by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a “Go to Lawyer” for real estate and condominium law. Amy will be featured in a special section of...

MAGWV Announces New Ann Arbor Office Location

MAGWV Announces New Ann Arbor Office Location

by | Mar 2, 2022 | News | 0 Comments

We are excited to announce we have expanded and opened another location. Our new office is located at 455 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300, Ann Arbor, Michigan right...

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Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC has been named one of the “Best Law Firms”

by | Nov 24, 2021 | News | 0 Comments

Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC is proud to announce that it has been named as one of the 2021 “Best Law Firms” in U.S. News World Report and Best Lawyers®...

Don’t Utilize Reserves To Fund Michigan Condominium Litigation

Don’t Utilize Reserves To Fund Michigan Condominium Litigation

by | Oct 15, 2021 | News | 0 Comments

Jeff Vollmer spoke with HOAleader about not utilizing reserves to fund condominium litigation. If you missed it, you can read the full article here.  

From Banning to Permitting Pets in Your Michigan Condo/HOA

From Banning to Permitting Pets in Your Michigan Condo/HOA

by | Oct 15, 2021 | News | 0 Comments

Jeff Vollmer spoke with HOAleader to discuss tips for going from banning to permitting pets in your Condo/HOA. If you missed it, you can read the full article here....

Attorney Stephen M. Guerra Receives National Recognition as a CCAL Fellow

by | Oct 12, 2021 | News | 0 Comments

Honored for The Highest Level of Service to the Practice of Community Association Law Steve Guerra, Managing Partner of Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC, has...

Ways To Fill A Board Vacancy When The Board Is Divided

Ways to fill a board vacancy when the board is divided

by | Oct 1, 2021 | News | 0 Comments

Jeff Vollmer spoke with HOAleader to discuss ways to fill a board vacancy when the board is divided. If you missed it, you can read the full article here.

Comunity Association Articles

Michigan Condos – Addressing New Lending Questionnaires

It has been just over a year since tragedy struck Surfside, Florida, when ninety-eight individuals perished in when a 12-story beachfront condominium partially collapsed. The national response following this catastrophic loss was multifaceted, from State-driven...

Michigan HOA Awarded Legal Fees for Restriction Enforcement

Winning one appeal is hard; winning two appeals in the same case is harder. When the experienced Michigan condominium association lawyers at Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer helped their HOA client win for the second time in Copperfield Villas v Tuer, No 356494...

Forced Adaptation: Community Association Management and Administration Post Pandemic

The COVID pandemic has continued longer than many had expected and has impacted almost every facet of everyday life. Facing evolving governmental guidance and individual comfort levels, we have been forced to adapt to what appears to be a new norm. This is...

Michigan Court Of Appeals Confirms Need To Pay Condo Dues

Frye v. Golfpointe Village Condominium Association The condominium and homeowner association attorneys at Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer recently successfully defended a challenge by a co-owner relating to her unpaid condominium association assessments. In Frye...

Court Requires More Disclosure for Michigan Condos and HOAs

Bafna v Echo Valley Condominium Association A Michigan Court of Appeals decision suggests courts will view Michigan owner requests to inspect condominium, homeowner, and community association documents quite broadly and will generally frown on refusing to allow...