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Jeffrey C. Hicks

Jeffrey Hicks’s Legal Guides

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  • Top Ten Mistakes in Michigan Real Estate Transactions

    1. Failing to specify whether an easement is exclusive or non-exclusive and who will be responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the easement Problem: At the time you drafted the easement, everyone knew exactly what the relationship was between the dominant and servient estates...

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  • KNOW WHAT THE PROCESS ENTAILS WHEN FACING THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS - PART 2 OF 2

    Part one of this article provided readers with a simplified overview of zoning, discussed zoning boards of appeals in general, discussed the two different types of zoning variances, and began discussing the variance application process. Part two will now attempt to discuss the pr...

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  • KNOW WHAT THE PROCESS ENTAILS WHEN FACING THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS - PART 1 OF 2

    Part one of this article will attempt to provide readers with a simplified overview of zoning, discuss zoning boards of appeals in general, provide a brief overview of the two different types of zoning variances, and begin to discuss the variance application process. Part two of...

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  • Legal Effects of Various Deeds in Michigan

    There are three types of deeds commonly used in Michigan: Warranty Deeds - guarantee to the buyer that there are no exceptions to the title and that the buyer is receiving full interest in the property. Quitclaim Deeds - only convey to the purchaser the interests in the property ...

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