WXYZ Detroit (Channel 7) recently interviewed Kevin Hirzel regarding the increase in requests for emotional support pets and how Senate Bill 663 would help to curb requests for fake emotional support pets. The interview discusses how requests for emotional support animals can be made under the Fair Housing Act and the Air Carrier Access Act, as emotional support animals are not recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The full interview can he found here and Kevin Hirzel’s interview can be found in the second video. If you are interested in learning more about how Michigan Senate Bill 663, click here to read Kevin Hirzel’s article on how the bill could impact requests for emotional support pets if it is enacted into law.
Kevin Hirzel is a Michigan Community Association attorney who concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, community association law, condominium law, construction law and real estate law. Mr. Hirzel has been a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in Real Estate Law from 2013-2017, an award given to only 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year. He was named an Up & Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly in 2015, an award given to only 30 attorneys in Michigan each year. Mr. Hirzel is a fellow in the College of Community Association Lawyers, a designation given to less than 175 attorneys in the country. He represents community associations, condominium associations, cooperatives, homeowners associations, property owners and property managers throughout Michigan. He may be reached at (734) 261-2400 or email@example.com.