Berecz & Associates, PLC wants to reassure its clients and colleagues that there is no disruption to our services and that our firm is fully operational despite the COVID-19 virus. As of Wednesday, March 18th, our physical offices wil be closed. We will post an update when re-opened.

We invested in very robust IT and case management systems about 4 years ago and these systems enable the entire law firm to work from anywhere. Thus, all our communication and work can be transacted on a virtual basis.

Tammy and Janelle will be available by phone, as always, Monday through Friday from 9:00am until 5:00pm. We are able to receive mail and packages.

If you are new to our firm and want to schedule a consultation, we have good news.

  • Call our office, schedule a consult with an attorney, and a link will be sent to you for your video consultation via WebMeeting.
  • A Client Agreement will be sent to you via email. You can print, sign and return to us by:
    • USMail
    • Your mobile scanner (ScannerPro is a good option for scanning with your phone; it creates a pdf which can be emailed)
    • Link we’ll provide to you via securedsigning app
  • Documents for filing your case will be emailed to you and signed using the above tools and reviewed with your attorney via WebMeeting or phone conference.
  • Your attorney will be available to you via email, phone or WebMeeting until your case is completed.

We all will get through this. In the meantime, our entire B&A team hopes you stay safe and have good health.

Deborah, Albert, Katie and Tammy 

Collaborative Divorce

You may be keenly interested in developing your own settlement terms and want to leave the court out of it. Collaborative law allows just that. The new process isn’t for everyone. Click below to learn if you are a good candidate.

Property Division

Who’s going to keep the house? Do retirement plans get divided in divorce? Does the cottage have to be sold? Particularly if you own a business, it’s important to make wise decisions about property since the impact will last well into the future.

Traditional Divorce

Mediation or collaborative law not for you? If you need a lawyer to ensure that you are not taken advantage of and your rights are protected, click below to learn more about how our firm does traditional litigation with a twist.

Estate Planning

Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney

You’ve worked hard for what you have. Don’t let the government make decisions for you. Make sure YOU are the one in control of health care and financial decisions. Plan now.

Spousal Support

Worried about how you will survive financially? Spousal support may be awarded in your divorce. The landscape has changed regarding spousal support in Michigan. Get answers about how if may affect you from an experienced attorney.


Divorce, Adoption and More

The landscape has changed, how does it affect you? The consequences of failing to plan can be profound. Get answers from an experienced attorney that cares.

Divorce Mediation

You might be able to work with your partner to develop a settlement. If you aren’t sure how, a mediator can assist you to understand the issues and develop a solid agreement. Click below to evaluate whether mediation could work for you.


We have helped hundreds of parents navigate the adoption process. Whether you are placing or adopting a baby, adopting a child for whom you’ve been guardian, or are a stepparent who is parenting, we love helping you become family!

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Disclaimer: The purpose of this site is to give you information about our practice and about areas of the law that may interest you. Everyone's situation is different, and nothing here should be treated as legal advice for your case. For your own legal advice, contact us.

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