Bowen Law Offices

Attorneys in Muskegon Michigan

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Legal Services

Over 37 Years of Combined Experience

Former Associate Justice of the United States, Potter Stewart said that, “Fairness is what justice is.” We provide our legal services with this practice in mind, providing fair and honest legal advice in Muskegon, Michigan and the West Michigan area. We are general law practitioners as well as impart specialized counsel in the areas listed below.

Business Law

Law and compliance influences all aspects and areas of the business environment. Our business lawyers in Muskegon, Michigan are ready to provide you with reliable representation regarding business transactions, entity formation, contracts, tax planning, and so on. Learn More.

Real Estate Law

The real estate attorneys at Bowen Law Offices are well versed in real estate matters ranging from large land acquisitions to the proper drafting of residential leases, as well as land contracts. They also handle thousands of Land Lord Tenant matters per year.
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Estate Planning

For over thirty years, Bowen Law Offices have represented clients in estate planning, including probate administration, wills, charitable and personal gifts, powers of attorney, Medicaid planning, living trusts, and trust administration. They also specialize in elder law
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Civil Litigation

If a problem arises that cannot be resolved without a lawsuit, consult with a civil litigation attorney. Bowen Law’s attorneys are experienced in many civil litigation matters, such as prosecution and defense. They regularly practice in District, Probate, Circuit and Federal Courts.
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David T. Bowen

David T. Bowen

Muskegon Lawyer

Phone:  (231) 726-4484
Email:  dtb@bowen-law.com
Fax:  (231) 726-5924

About

David T. Bowen is a Muskegon lawyer and graduate of Wake Forest School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Michigan.

Legal Practice Areas

  • General Practice
  • Litigation
  • Probate
  • Condominium Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Medicaid
  • Health Care Planning
  • Business Law
Jonathan R. Hoogstra

Jonathan R. Hoogstra

Muskegon Lawyer

Phone:  (231) 726-4484
Email:  jhoogstra@bowen-law.com
Fax:  (231) 726-5924

About

Jonathan R. Hoogstra is a Muskegon lawyer and graduate of Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is licensed to practice law in Michigan, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Federal District of Michigan.

Legal Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law
  • Environmental
  • Civil Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Collections
  • Medicaid
  • Contracts
  • Negotiations
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Probate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Property Tax

Resources

General Guide to Muskegon Courts

To those who are not familiar with the court system, it can be a place of vast confusion. Most people in Muskegon know where the Courthouse is located, but you might be surprised to learn that there is more than one "court" in the Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice....

How to Evict a Renter in Muskegon, MI

Are you a landlord in Muskegon wondering how to evict a renter? In this article, we'll try to give you a solid overview of the process, and answer commonly asked questions about eviction from the LANDLORDS point of view. Please note that this is general information...

What is Litigation?

What is Litigation? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, litigation is “the act, process, or practice of settling a dispute in a court of law: the act or process of litigating.” On the other hand, a lawsuit is a case brought before a court, so it's a part of...

The Ultimate Guide to Land Contracts in Muskegon

What is a Land Contract? A land contract is an alternative form of real estate financing where an agreement is formed between a buyer and seller. In a Land Contract, the buyer takes possession of the property and pays monthly payments, plus interest, to the seller,...

Probate Lawyer Muskegon MI

Probate Lawyer Muskegon MI Oftentimes a loved one's passing is unexpected, and, due to this, legal questions may arise. These questions often involve the distribution of the deceased's personal belongings, finances, and sometimes even brings about the inquiry of who...

Do You Need a Muskegon Business Lawyer?

Whether you're just starting a business, or you're a seasoned business owner, there are many reasons why you may need a Muskegon business lawyer. The job of a business attorney is to provide legal advice regarding business matters, such matters will be discussed in...

Choosing a Reliable Lawyer in Muskegon Michigan

Choosing a Reliable Lawyer in Muskegon Michigan   Muskegon lawyers are just like any other resident in their community; a community that's rich with history and charm. Muskegon, Michigan, was founded in 1859. The county's name is derived from the Ottawa Native...

Living Trust Michigan

What is a living trust? A living trust is a legal document created by an individual, known as a grantor, who provides a trustee with the responsibility of managing their assets for a future beneficiary. At its simplest, a living trust is an estate planning tool...

Sole proprietorship vs LLC

When you were a teen, did you ever take on odd jobs to earn extra cash? Did you ever have a lemonade stand, mow lawns, or walk dogs for the summer? Unbeknownst to you, you were technically a sole proprietorship. Now you may be wondering, “How could I have formed a...

The Advantages of Hiring Local Muskegon Lawyers

Sometimes those in need of a lawyer hire out-of-state big wigs, causing them more costly expenses than they initially anticipated. When it comes to choosing an attorney, it's beneficial to start searching at the local level, especially if you have a local case. If you...

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Located in the heart of downtown Muskegon, Bowen Law Offices is nearby Kearny Memorial Park and the Muskegon County Governmental Complex.

BOWEN LAW OFFICES

(231) 726-4484
1042 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI 49442