If you own property on one of Michigan’s Great Lakes, you’ve likely heard the term “ordinary high water mark.” In fact, many potential clients call and ask how to identify their ordinary high water mark (“OHWM”). This leads to the question of how to identify […]Read More
County’s zoning ordinance violates Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; email@example.com; 248.260.8466; Noel Sterett; firstname.lastname@example.org; 815.997.7221 Detroit—-September 27, 2021—National law firm Dalton & Tomich announced it has won an injunction on behalf of the Church at Jackson […]Read More
An easement is the right to use someone else’s property for a certain purpose. In Michigan, easements are often given to provide access to one of Michigan’s many beautiful lakes. When these easements are drafted, they usually state that they “run with the land.” In […]Read More
When churches try to vote to leave the United Methodist Church many Bishops will try to postpone the church vote. In this video, Dan Dalton, discusses the top five tactics Bishops use to delay a local Methodist Church from voting on disaffiliation. We hope you […]Read More
Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; email@example.com; 248.260.8466; Dan Dalton; firstname.lastname@example.org; 248.229.2329 Rockford, Ill. —September 16, 2021—Noel Sterett, a religious freedom attorney with national law firm Dalton & Tomich, has spent nearly 15 years fighting for religious liberty in courts across the country. He has […]Read More
On August 13, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law an amendment to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act which makes many significant changes to the enforceability of non-compete clauses in employment agreements. Here are just five items for Illinois employers to note: Effective date. […]Read More
Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications; email@example.com; 248.260.8466 Detroit—August 19, 2021—Detroit-based land use, business, and denominational trust law firm Dalton & Tomich is pleased to announce two firm attorneys have been named to the 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers uses […]Read More
Many privately held businesses rely on infusions of cash from their owners in order to start a business and, in many cases, fund its expansion. The infusions can be small, such as amounts needed to fund a payroll period while awaiting payment of a customer […]Read More
Detroit – August 10, 2021 – Daniel Dalton, co-founder of Detroit-headquartered law firm Dalton & Tomich PLC, and a national authority in religious property law, announced the publication of his book Religious Property Disputes and the Law: House of God, Laws of Man, by the American […]Read More
According to Census Bureau Data and a recent article by Sam Ro of Axios Markets, there has been a drastic decline in the construction of new houses of worship over the last twenty years. Whereas Americans invested nearly $9 billion dollars in constructing houses of […]Read More
The attorneys of Dalton & Tomich, PLC have the experience and the knowledge to work with you to develop a legal solution that helps accomplish your goals. Our collaborative approach has helped leaders like you grow businesses and banks, develop and expand churches, and build nonprofit organizations nationwide.
In my role as Administrative Bishop for the Church of God, quite often we are faced with issues that involve local governments and municipalities. Many of these issues that arise in dealing with entities are land use related. I have found Dalton & Tomich’s experience and expertise in this area to be a valuable resource and asset in every situation.
Never one time during a year-long litigation process did Dalton & Tomich demonstrate anything other than Christ-like professionalism. They managed the legal details, while we continued to do church. How they managed themselves, managed our case, and represented our church set the table for me and our church to be where we are today.
Dalton & Tomich’s expertise and experience helped us through a very difficult legal journey, ultimately achieving a favorable outcome. Their personal interest in helping us went “above and beyond” just the call of duty.