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At the MTA 2019 Conference, our attorney's hosted our annual Question and Answer panel to address the questions you submitted. Our panel included Bill Fahey, Kyle O'Meara, Jacob Witte, and Matthew Kuschel, hosted by Christopher Patterson. Between them, this panel represents decades of experience in sectors ranging municipal law, public utilities, labor & employment, and more. Questions include everything from Medical Marihuana to land use permits. New clips will be shared monthly in our E-Newsletter.
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December 2019 |
At the MTA 2019 "We're Glad You Asked That" Q&A segment, Attorney Kyle O'Meara answers the question "If a property is written a violation, and then sold, but the new owner is unaware, what happens?" Read More ›
Who is allowed to speak with the township attorney? Attorney William Fahey answers this question at the 2019 MTA Conference's "We're Glad You Asked That Segment." Every year, Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes hosts the Q&A segment of the Michigan Township Association conference to answer your questions. Read More ›
November 2019 |
Attorney William Fahey answers the question: "Can a township use crowdfunding to raising money for a fundraising project?" at the 2019 Michigan Township Association Conference. Read More ›
If you own property in a township, why do you need to get a land use permit for everything? Even things, it seems, that you wouldn't normally need to get a building permit for? Attorney Kyle O'Meara answers the question at the 2019 MTA Conference. Read More ›
October 2019 |
If I use my personal laptop to do work related to my official duties, is it possible my laptop could be subject to a FOIA request? Kyle O'Meara answers this question from the "Glad You Asked That" segment of the Michigan Township Association Conference.
September 2019 |
What's the legal spelling of marijuana in Michigan? If I've opted-in to commercial medical marijuana, can recreational facilities come into the Township? These great questions are addressed by Attorney Chris Patterson.
If a surviving spouse sells their home to buy another one in Michigan, will the unmarried spouse be allowed the veteran's exemption? Chris Patterson relates the letter of the law and the perspective of the overseeing agencies involved, as well as recent changes and decisions regarding veteran's exemptions. Read More ›
August 2019 |
Why are villages permitted to be agencies under Act 51? What other differences are there between township and village governments? Attorney William Fahey answers these questions.
What happens if my Township has not made a decision about allowing recreational marijuana? Attorney Matthew Kuschel breaks down the language surrounding the medical and recreational marijauna laws in Michigan.
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