The law can seem like a daunting and complex tangle. The attorneys of Cunningham Dalman are here to help. If you require legal representation or would like to seek advice from a law expert, we hope you’ll talk with someone at our firm. We also encourage you to learn more about legal issues that matter to you. On this page you will find valuable information about many different aspects of the law. We encourage you to spend some time browsing this collection of posts written by Cunningham Dalman attorneys.

Get a Survey

Q: I am buying some property. Do I really need a survey? A: Yes, you really need a survey. If you buy property without a survey, you run the risk that the boundaries of the property are not where you think. Your house may encroach onto your neighbor’s or theirs may encroach onto yours, or… continue reading

Weenies Gone Wild

Every year Ottawa County hosts tens of (if not hundreds of) thousands of folks for the Tulip Time celebrations. In good weather, as we have had this year, the vibrant colors from the cohorts of plantings brighten the lives of everyone in the area. Unfortunately, with the celebration comes the burden of increased traffic. With… continue reading

Electronic Signatures are Generally Enforceable

Now more than ever, the transaction of business is dependent on the use of electronic means to secure a person’s signature. Everything from change of beneficiary designations to purchase agreements can now be signed electronically. While there are a few exceptions to this general rule – notably, estate planning documents still require a traditional written… continue reading

2016 Best of the Best Award

Thank you to all who voted for us in the Holland Sentinel News Best of the Best Contest! We are thrilled to once again be voted best law firm in Holland. We are so appreciative of our clients and this community.

Join us at the Tulip Time Run!

Cunningham Dalman, P.C. is proud to sponsor this year’s Tulip Time Run. We hope to see you there! Please click the link below for information regarding the event. Tulip Time Run 2017

What Will It Mean If The Estate Tax Is Repealed?

Bitterly referred to by many as the “death tax”, the federal estate tax applies to transfers of wealth when a person dies. And because of its effect of charging an additional 40% tax to the assets of an estate that were likely already subject to income tax while the owner was alive, the estate tax… continue reading

Windsor – DOMA Notice

IRS issues more guidance on the retroactive effect of the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor. In U.S. v. Windsor (2013) the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) is unconstitutional. Exactly how the IRS would implement this reversal of law was left to future pronouncements by the IRS. On January… continue reading