Sarasota, FL asked in Contracts, Business Law and Civil Litigation for Michigan

Q: Does Michigan LLC Member have to be represented by an attorney when answering a complaint filed by a Member for the LLC

LLC filed a complaint against a MEMBER in the LLC on behalf of the LLC and the Judge said I have to have an attorney but a lawyer told me I don't need a lawyer because I am not defending the LLC

2 Lawyer Answers
Thomas. R. Morris
Thomas. R. Morris
Answered
  • Dexter, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Yes. The LLC is a separate entity that cannot represent itself and therefore must be represented by an attorney.

Thomas. R. Morris
Thomas. R. Morris
Answered
  • Dexter, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Correction: No. I misread the question. A member who is a natural person could represent himself.

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