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G. Hans Rentrop

G. Hans Rentrop

Mr. Rentrop can provide a comprehensive perspective to the development and use of land in Michigan.  He has represented developers, municipalities and individual residents on matters including development agreements, master deeds, easements and property tax appeals.  He appears in both circuit and district courts for trials and motions concerning land use and zoning issues and before the Michigan Tax Tribunal for appeals of real and personal property taxes.  In addition, Mr. Rentrop is a member of the firm’s liquor license practice group providing guidance to clients on the local approval process. 

Phone: 248-540-7400
Fax: 248-540-7401

Practice Areas

Municipal Law
Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning
Probate and Estate Planning
Property Tax Appeals
Riparian Rights
Special Assessments
Michigan Liquor Licenses


Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 2002 – J.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1999 – B.A. – with Honors
FAA Licensed Private Pilot

Bar Membership

Oakland County Bar Association:

  • Municipal Law Committee – Member, Past Chair and Vice Chair
  • Legislative Committee – Member, Municipal Representative

State Bar of Michigan:

  • Real Property Law Section – Member

United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Speaking Engagements

  • “Misdemeanor Representation: From Appointment to Zealous Advocacy” – Prosecutor’s Perspective – Oakland County Bar Association – 2010
  • “Property Tax Appeals: Practical Pointers from all Sides” – Municipal Perspective – Oakland County Bar Association – 2011
  • “Professional Perspectives of the Michigan Tax Tribunal” – Oakland County Association of Assessing Officers – 2012
  • “Michigan Medical Marihuana Act:  Initiated Law 1 of 2008” – Oakland County Association of Township Supervisors – 2014