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

How to Plan For Expected Changes In The Estate Tax

It’s widely expected that Congress will be changing the estate tax in this session. A bill hasn’t been introduced yet so we don’t know how the estate tax will be changed. However, there are two scenarios that appear to be the most likely. The first is that the estate tax exemption will be reduced from… continue reading

Estate Tax Changes are Coming

The election has been decided. The Democrats now control the White House as well as the House of Representatives. While the Senate is split 50/50, the Vice President can cast a tie-breaking vote in favor of Democratic legislation. President Biden and the Democrats have campaigned on increases in the estate tax. Also, there’s a reconciliation… continue reading

Keeping The Family Cottage Affordable For The Next Generation

One of the biggest barriers to passing a cottage to your children is affordability and more specifically property taxes. If transferring a cottage isn’t done in certain ways, the property taxes will be adjusted to the current value (or “uncapped” as we call it). This could result in a small change, but it more often… continue reading