Why Choose Us

With a reputation as one of West Michigan’s most respected firms, Cunningham Dalman personally serves individuals, businesses, institutions and municipalities. 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.

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In Construction Contracts, Follow Through Matters

A property owner thought it was protected from an overcharge in the price of material in a construction project because the price of material was specified in the contractor’s contract with the supplier. The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled otherwise. The court rejected the property owner’s reliance upon the contract because the property owner did… continue reading

Why Risk Leaving An Inheritance To A Loved One’s Creditor Or Ex-Spouse?

Do you know what the future will be for the people you will leave your estate to? I don’t intend that to be a rhetorical question, but we can all agree we don’t know the future for our loved ones. They could continue to live fulfilling lives. Or, they could experience (through no fault of… continue reading


The phrase “restrictive covenants” is often used by attorneys to categorize the different ways (exclusive of intellectual property protections like copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, etc.) that proprietary business information and assets are safeguarded. Generally speaking, there are three basic categories of restrictive covenants that often get lumped in as “noncompete agreements” (although, as mentioned… continue reading