Snowmobile Legal Safety

During the winter, one of the most popular ways to get around and have fun is by riding a snowmobile. It allows someone to go out and enjoy Northern Michigan without having to walk everywhere. However there are also a set a laws that come with riding a snowmobile. Now there are special circumstances for […]

Ice Fishing Legal Safety

With winter activities in full swing, many people find themselves outside in the cold to Ice Fish. Ice Fishing is considered a safe activity but without the proper gear or knowledge you could find yourself in a tricky spot or even in legal trouble. Other simple tips such as bringing a cell phone or something […]

Michigan Dower Rights

Even before Michigan became a state in 1837 its always had some form of Dower rights. Dower rights apply when a wife’s husband passes away and the husband had interest in or owned a plot of land. A third of the land was provided to the widow so she could use it to sustain herself […]

Tax Exemptions and Reductions

With Tax deadlines right around the corner it’s to file the right paperwork, especially when you own a business. Knowing what exemptions and reductions are available to you can help you save some money. A few years ago several laws were passed to help reduce or eliminate some costs that come with owning certain types […]

Property Tax Expenses

When buying or selling property it’s important to know what expenses come with it. One expense however may be a surprise. Cindy Wotila explains what to watch for in this Legal Minute.

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For over 40 years, McCurdy, Wotila & Porteous has been proud to serve our local community’s legal needs. Whether it’s in the courtroom, the boardroom, or at the bargaining table, our attorneys meet the highest standards of the legal profession. With ten attorneys on staff, we offer an extensive array of legal experience.

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We handle a broad range of matters including business and corporate law, family and divorce law, juvenile matters, adoption law, employment law, criminal defense, municipal law, estate planning, long term care planning, personal injury, civil litigation and more

We handle matters for clients across much of central, western, and northern Michigan in such cities as Cadillac (Wexford County), Lake City (Missaukee County), Reed City (Osceola County), Big Rapids (Mecosta County), White Cloud (Newaygo County), Ludington (Mason County), Baldwin (Lake County), Manistee (Manistee County), Benzonia (Benzie County), Traverse City (Grand Traverse County), Suttons Bay (Leelanau County), Bellaire (Antrim County), Grayling (Crawford County), Gaylord (Otsego County), Mount Pleasant (Isabella County), Roscommon (Roscommon County), Harrison (Clare County), and more.

 


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