Consumer Protection Practice Group

G. Mennen Williams Building, 3rd Floor
525 W. Ottawa Street
P.O. Box 30758
Lansing, MI 48909
517-373-1110

Division Assignments:
Consumer Protection
Licensing & Regulation


Consumer Protection Division

525 W. Ottawa Street, 1st Floor
P.O. Box 30213
Lansing, MI 48909
517-335-0855
Complaints 517-373-1140
Facsimile 517-241-3771

Franchise
P.O. Box 30213

Lansing, MI 48909

517-373-7117

Facsimile 517-335-1935

 

Charitable Trust

P.O. Box 30214

Lansing, MI 48909

517-373-1152

Facsimile 517-241-7074


Duties/Representing:

  • Charitable Trust
    • Charitable solicitation registration
    • Charitable trust registration 

    • Dissolutions, mergers, conversions, and withdrawals

    • Professional fundraiser licensing

    • Registration of public safety organizations

    • Estates with charitable remainders

  • Consumer Protection
    • Auto leases
    • Consumer complaints 
    • Debt collection (unlicensed)
    • Do Not Call-telemarketing
    • Home solicitation sales 
    • Scanner Law
    • Landlord/tenant relations
    • Landlord Security Deposit Surety Bonds 
    • Scams
    • Telecommunications (deregulated)
    • Warranties 

  • Department of State 

    • Auto dealer regulation 
    • Auto repair facility regulation
  • Education
    • OK2SAY (student safety)
    • Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative
    • Consumer Education
  • Franchise
    • Business opportunity registrations 
    • Franchise registrations
    • Pyramid schemes 

Licensing and Regulation Division

G. Mennen Williams Building, 3rd Floor
525 W. Ottawa Street
P.O. Box 30758
Lansing, MI 48909
517-373-1146
Facsimile 517-241-1997

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Michigan Gun Laws
  • Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
    • Accountancy (CPA’s)
    • Acupuncture
    • Appraisal Management Company (AMCs)
    • Appraisers, Real Estate
    • Architects
    • Audiologist
    • Barbers
    • Builders, Residential
    • Chiropractic
    • Collection Agencies
    • Community Planners
    • Cosmetology
    • Counseling
    • Dentistry
    • Dietetics and Nutrition
    • Engineers, Professional
    • Foresters
    • Funeral Directors (Mortuary Science)
    • Hearing Aid Dealers
    • Interior Designers
    • Landscape Architects
    • Marriage & Family Therapy
    • Massage Therapy
    • Medicine
    • Nursing
    • Nursing Home Administrator
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Ocularists
    • Optometry
    • Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery
    • Personnel Agencies
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Physician’s Assistant
    • Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
    • Psychology
    • Real Estate Broker/Salesperson
    • Respiratory Care
    • Sanitarian
    • Social Worker
    • Speech-Language Pathology
    • Surveyors, Professional
    • Veterinary Medicine
  • Controlled Substance Advisory Committee
  • Health Professionals Recovery Committee
  • Michigan Medical Marihuana Program
  • Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel
  • Long Term Care Division
    • Nurse Aide Registry
    • Nursing Homes
  • Health Facilities Division
    • Licensing of Health Facilities
    • Freestanding Surgical Outpatient Facilities
  • Bureau of Contruction Codes
    • Manufactured Housing Commission
  • Corporations, Securities and Commercial Licensing Bureau
    • Carnivals & Amusement Rides
    • Cemetery
    • Funeral and Cemetery Prepaid Contract Sellers/Providers
    • Polygraph Examiners (Lie Detector Testing)
    • Postsecondary schools
    • Professional Employer Organizations
    • Professional Investigators
    • Securities Regulation
    • Security Alarm Contractor
    • Security Guards, Private
    • Ski Areas
    • Unarmed Combat Commission
    • Vehicle Protection Product Warrantors