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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So why do we need RLUIPA? Feb 22, 2015

To understand why we RLUIPA, we needed to understand why the law was passed in 2000.  RLUIPA finds its genesis in the 1963 decision of Sherbert v. Verner, where the United States Supreme Court held that government burdens on religious exercise violate the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause unless justified by interests of the highest order. The case arose when Adell Sherbert, a Seventh day Adventist, was fired from her job at a textile mill when she refused to work on her Sabbath.  After her discharge, she sought unemployment compensation. The state of South Carolina denied her application pursuant to a state statute withholding benefits from those who “fail, without good cause, to accept suitable work when offered.”  Sherbert sued,... [Read More]

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