About Our Attorneys

With a reputation as one of West Michigan’s most respected law firms, Cunningham Dalman personally serves individuals, businesses, institutions and municipalities in many areas of law. Our dedication to innovation motivates us to take advantage of advancements in information technology and allows us to create practical and efficient solutions that meet our clients’ legal needs.

Our size is large enough to permit our attorneys to concentrate in specific legal fields, but small enough to keep the personal contact with our clients, resulting in high-quality, efficient and personal legal services.


Here are some of our practices:

Estate Planning
Medicaid Planning
Family & Divorce Law
Municipal & Administrative
Tax Law
All Practice Areas

Attorney Articles

Think Twice About Putting Estate Planning Documents in A Safe Deposit Box

At first, it may seem like a responsible idea to put your important estate planning documents into a safe deposit box at a bank, where the documents will be safe and protected. But storing your documents this way could result in unintended consequences upon your death. If a Personal Representative (PR) or Trustee has not… continue reading

Medicaid Policy: What you Need to Know about Hiring Individuals to Provide Care

I find that most people are already aware of the five year look back period that impacts Medicaid benefits to cover expenses for in-home care, assisted living, or nursing home care.  The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) must be told about all transfers within five years of applying for benefits that were for… continue reading

Remember These Rules to Protect Your Assets

You may have created a trust to protect your assets if you need nursing home care or, you may advise clients who have done this.  I am going to call this type of trust a Medicaid Asset Protection Trust. As you probably remember, five years must pass before the assets in this trust are protected. … continue reading