Below is a brief synopsis of the services Rose and Rose, PLC has to offer.  If what you are searching for is not listed below, do not hesitate to call our office to determine if we can help you!

Business Law

Services provided by Rose and Rose, PLC to its business clients include:

  • Business Entity Formation and Organization
  • Local and State Filings
  • Corporation and Limited Liability Company Record Keeping
  • Name Reservation
  • Licensing
  • Business Entity Verification
  • Employment Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Nondisclosure / Confidentiality Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Purchase Agreements and Sales
  • Stock Agreements
  • Membership Assignments
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Business Succession


Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration

Rose and Rose, PLC can prepare an estate plan specific to your situation and your goals. Documents used to tailor your estate plan to your needs include:

  • Wills and Codicils to Existing Wills
  • Trusts and Amendments to Existing Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Certificates of Trust
  • General Durable Powers of Attorney for Financial Matters
  • Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care
  • Conveyance Documents for Personal Property Transfers
  • Deeds for Real Property Transfers
  • Guardianships for Minors and Incapacitated Adults
  • Conservatorships for Minors and Incapacitated Adults
  • We Also Make House Calls and Hospital Calls


Dealing with the death of a loved one can be overwhelming and difficult.  Rose and Rose, PLC is well-experienced at assisting you in your time of need.  Our areas of expertise include:

  • Filing and assisting with administering a Probate Case
  • Assisting in Administering and Closing a Probate Case
  • Assisting in Trust Administration
  • Handling Contested Estates


Real Estate

Examples of where Rose and Rose, PLC can advise and represent your real estate interests include the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of:

  • Purchase Agreements
  • Lease Agreements
  • Option Agreements
  • Land Contracts
  • Deeds
  • Easements
  • Construction Liens
  • Land Division Documents
  • Foreclosures (Mortgages and Land Contracts)
  • Forfeitures
  • Evictions


Should litigation be needed to resolve a dispute concerning real estate, Rose and Rose, PLC is well-versed at handing such disputes. Examples of real estate litigation include:

  • Boundary Line Disputes
  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Adverse Possession Claims
  • Easement Disputes
  • Riparian Rights
  • Use and Access Disputes
  • Mortgage and Land Contract Foreclosures
  • Mortgage and Land Contract Forfeitures
  • Zoning Requests and Appeals
  • Variance Requests and Appeals
  • Construction Liens
  • Summary Proceedings (Landlord/Tenant Actions)


Family Law

Divorce and/or child custody/parenting time issues can be a very stressful and difficult situation.  Whether you find yourself needing an attorney for divorce, enforcement of divorce judgments and/or child custody/parenting time disputes, Rose and Rose, PLC can handle your case competently and vigorously.  Jim Rose has over three decades of experience in divorce cases. Services provided to our clients include:

  • Divorces
  • Property Settlement
  • Property Disputes
  • Enforcement of Divorce Judgments
  • Child Custody Issues
  • Parenting Time Issues
  • Child Support Issues
  • Prenuptial/Antenuptial Agreements


Municipal Law

Rose and Rose can offer you assistance in the following areas:

  • Obtaining Zoning Permits
  • Obtaining Special Use/Conditional Use Permits
  • Obtaining Variance Permits
  • Obtaining Land Division Approvals
  • Litigation Involving Municipalities in General (Representing Municipalities and Individuals)


8787 Ferry Street|PO Box 235| Montague, MI 49437