The firm provides a full range of corporate and transactional legal services to its business clients, with extensive experience in business formation, employment, finance, contracts and sales.
Cohen & Associates represents its clients in the prosecution and defense of a wide range of business, real estate and probate disputes conducted in state and federal courts in Michigan and has an extraordinary success rate in achieving appellate reversal of erroneous trial court decisions.
Estate Planning & Probate
The firm provides its clients with a range of estate planning services, from simple wills to complex revocable trusts, life insurance trusts and other tax-advantaged instruments. The firm assists in the administration of trusts and probate estates and, when disputes arise, provides counsel in the litigation of will and trust claims.
The firm represents clients in the Federal registration of patents, trademarks and copyrights; licensing and maintenance of intellectual property; and litigation in disputes concerning the infringement of intellectual property.
ROSA PARKS ESTATE
The firm represents the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development, a charitable organization created by civil rights icon Rosa Parks. The firm represented the Institute in an appeal before the Michigan Supreme Court and obtained a reversal of probate court orders that improperly stripped the Institute of Mrs. Parks' valuable civil rights artifacts collection and the right to license Mrs. Parks' name, likeness and image for educational, media and other uses. The firm now serves as general counsel to the Institute and its co-founder, Elaine Steele.
AMERICAN MOSLEM SOCIETY
The firm represents the American Moslem Society Mosque in Dearborn, Michigan, which has filed a lawsuit against Woodmere Cemetery of Detroit alleging breach of contract, conversion and violation of the Michigan Prepaid Funeral and Cemetery Sales Act.