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Edward Gudeman

Edward Gudeman

Metro Detroit's Most Experienced Estate Planning and Business Attorney
  • Estate Planning, Business Law, Tax Law ...
  • Michigan
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Gudeman & Associates, P.C. is a team of knowledgeable attorneys who assist individuals, families and businesses. For over 45 years, we have used our experience, expertise and knowledge of laws to ensure Michigan residents, their families and business are protected. Gudeman attorneys possess a comprehensive background in multiple practices including Estate Planning, Business Planning, Federal and State Taxation, Real Estate and other legal services.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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    All consultation's are obligation free! In your initial client meeting, you will have an opportunity to meet with an attorney to discuss your situation and legal options. If you choose not to move forward with our firm, there are no charges associated with your initial consultation.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Michigan
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
President/Managing Attorney
Gudeman & Associates, P.C.
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Edward Gudeman graduated from the University of Michigan Law School at twenty-three years of age. He has practiced in many areas of the law and is an experienced, knowledgeable and aggressive practitioner.
University of Michigan Law School
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Professional Associations
American Bankruptcy Institute
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Consumer Bankruptcy Association
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United States Supreme Court Bar
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United States Tax Court
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6th Circuit Court of Appeals
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State Bar of Michigan
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Eastern District of Michigan
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Real Estate Broker
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3 Questions Answered
Q. M y friend and I have lived together over 34 years, never got married to each other but hold all assets jointly.
A: Yes, we can help. The situation you describe is actually not uncommon. The fact that you are not husband and wife presents a few technical issues, but is not a bar to allowing you to arrange your affairs the way you describe.

We provide no obligation consultations, in person, over the phone or via Zoom.

So, your location is not an issue.

Let us know if we can be of assistance.
Q. What to do when attorney was instructed to file paperwork and he did not, causing a dismissal of case ?
A: Certainly, you should speak to your attorney about filing a motion to reopen the case and obtain permission to file the appropriate documents. He or she should obviously comply with your request. Refiling is also a possibility, but there are factors that might prevent it.

If there is no compliance, seek other counsel to file the appropriate motions, as discussed above.
Q. I started a software company in Michigan and I am getting clients from other states, do I need to file LLC there?
A: The filing of Articles of Organization in the other states in which you are doing business is not appropriate. Doing so would create separate entities that would have to be treated accordingly.

The registration of your company in those states in which you are doing business is, however, another matter.

If your business does not have sufficient contacts with the other states, you may not have to register as a foreign entity doing business in the "remote" states. But, if you do have sufficient contacts, for instance an office located within the state or employees who reside in that state and work from home, etc. registration is recommended.

Each state has different, albeit similar, rules as to whether you will be required to register. Check out those rules, statutes, etc. ... Read More
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Contact & Map
1026 W. Eleven Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Telephone: (248) 546-2800