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Jienelle R. Alvarado of Schneiderman & Sherman P.C. is a Michigan attorney who specializes in the areas of real estate and consumer finance litigation--regularly representing banks, mortgage companies, and investors in the courtroom and further assisting clients with their commercial real estate transactions. Throughout the state of Michigan, she has successfully resolved hundreds of disputes in her clients’ favor. Super Lawyers Magazine recognized Alvarado as a “2015 Rising Star” in real estate. Alvarado is an appointee of the State Bar of Michigan: Law and the Media Committee, where she also serves as the Chair of the Educational Event Subcommittee. Alvarado obtained her Juris Doctorate in 2008 from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts in History, cum laude, from Oakland University in 2003.

Flat Fee Recording in Michigan

Michigan’s governor recently signed bills SB-0599 and HB-5165 into law, which amend MCL 600.2567 and MCL 565.412. These amendments, which take effect on October 1, 2016, modify the fees associated with recording mortgages, assignments, judgments and other documents in the majority of counties for the State of Michigan.

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