The attorneys of Dalton & Tomich represent leading businesses, religious organizations and financial institutions throughout the nation in the area of complex litigation, general counsel and land use matters, including:

Dalton & Tomich PLC represents a myriad of clients with a varying degree of complexity, from large community banks with assets near a billion dollars, to religious institutions throughout the United States in land use and Church property disputes.  We also represent technology companies; marketing, design, and advertising agencies; clients in the food & beverage industry; and land use and zoning developers in Michigan.  Our firm is nimble enough to move quickly on your legal needs and cost effective in achieving the results that clients seek.

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Property Trust Clauses Interpreted By Indiana Court of Appeals Nov 18, 2014

A recent case out of the Indiana Court of Appeals addressed the issue of Trust Clauses.  In Church of Brethren South/Central Indiana District v. Roann Church of The Brethren, Inc., ___In. App ___ Nov. 17, 2014, the Court affirmed the lower court decision holding that the Congregation did not place its property in irrevocable trust, express or implied, for the benefit of the Denomination.   In this case, the Denomination dated back 1708 and the Congregation traced back to 1835.  The two affiliated with one another in the late 1930s.  The Congregation began sending delegates to Denomination’s Annual Conference in 1939.  The Denomination recorded and published denomination polity in its Organization and Polity Manual but did not bind local congregations to... [Read More]

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