Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth, PLC

Conveniently located in Wixom and Bloomfield Hills

  • Main office

    28345 Beck Road Suite 301 Wixom, Michigan 48393
    Phone: 248.869.0030
  • satellite office

    (by appointment only)
    41000 Woodward Avenue
    Suite 350 East
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Our Blog

People who sold their home after June 24, 2011 may be entitled to a refund of the State Real Estate Transfer Tax

17.06.2016 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Elder Law

You may be entitled to a refund of the State Real Estate Transfer Tax (SRETT) you paid on the sale of a principal residence in an arms-length transaction or, if you are now in the process of selling a principal residence, you may qualify for an exemption from the SRETT. […]

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When there are competing purchase money mortgages, priority is determined by which mortgage was recorded first.

05.05.2016 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Legal Updates, Real Estate Law

In JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. v Bayle, et al, COA Docket No. 32544, (April 26, 2016)(unpublished), the Court was faced with a case of first impression under Michigan law involving two competing purchase money mortgages.  The Court ultimately held that when there are competing purchase money mortgages, priority is determined […]

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R.I.P. Prince

29.04.2016 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Legal Updates

Many of us might wish that we lived a life like Prince. But don’t leave this life like he did – do your estate planning. Often times the estates of celebrities are worth many millions of dollars, not only because of the homes and money that they earned throughout their […]

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Rent to Own Real Estate

13.04.2016 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Legal Updates, Real Estate Law

Rent to Own Real Estate If you’ve driven around the Metro Detroit area lately, there is a good chance that you’ve seen a roadside “Rent to Own” sign for real estate. This is another name for a “Lease to Own” agreement.  Before you seriously consider this type of arrangement to […]

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People in Michigan will soon be able to appoint a “funeral representative”

23.03.2016 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Legal Updates, Probate

It’s been a long time coming, but… People in Michigan will soon be able to appoint a “funeral representative”, who is authorized to make funeral and other arrangements regarding disposition of last remains after the death of the appointing person. This appointment can be made by will, patient advocate designation […]

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AN EXCHANGE OF EMAILS OR TEXT MESSAGES CAN CREATE A BINDING AGREEMENT FOR THE SALE/PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY

05.02.2016 by Law Firm of Seglund Gabe Pawlak & Groth in Real Estate Law

AN EXCHANGE OF EMAILS OR TEXT MESSAGES CAN CREATE A BINDING AGREEMENT FOR THE SALE/PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY Michigan law has long required that an agreement for the conveyance of real property must be in a signed writing to be enforceable. This requirement is known as a “statute of frauds.”  […]

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