Investments and Partnerships in the CNMIDotts Law is a CNMI law firm focused on real estate, finance and property development on Saipan. Contact UsLearn More
What You Should Know about Agent Orange Poisoning in the CNMI
The Dotts Law Office (多智) is a boutique firm focusing on real estate, finance, and property development. The attorneys and staff of the Dotts Law Office are all highly skilled with respect to their areas of practice. The Dotts Law Office only accepts a limited number of clients so that it can provide the highest quality of services to it select clientele.
The Dotts Law Office represents parties to real estate transactions in the Commonwealth. The Firm also represents property developers with permitting and contract issues. The Firm also represents parties with regard to financing projects for development.
Not all real estate transactions go smoothly, and the Dotts Law Office includes experienced litigation attorneys.
Located on the second floor of the DHL Building, the Dotts Law Office is available to assist you with your transaction or project.
Saipan’s Zoning Requirements to Obtain a Business License FAQ
When starting a business in Saipan you of course need a Business License. What many people don’t realize is that to obtain a Business License, in most circumstances, you will have to first obtain a Zoning Permit. Obtaining the Zoning Permit can be the most difficult...
Tax Filing in the CNMI FAQ
Welcome to the CNMI! For people who have just arrived in the CNMI from outside the US, the tax system can be confusing. This article is an introduction to the CNMI tax system which might be helpful on your filing decisions.Yes. The CNMI tax system is partially based...
How to Obtain a License under the Regulation Adopted by the Cannabis Commission
The CNMI Cannabis Commission is now accepting commercial and noncommercial licenses applications. On June 23, 2020, the Commission at its meeting and pursuant to Public Law 20-66 and Public Law 21-05, adopted its proposed rules and regulations that set forth the...
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Justice delayed is justice denied.
William E. Gladstone
Common sense often makes good law.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
Where there is a will there is a lawsuit.
In the News
Michael W. Dotts Testifies on CNMI Law before a Philippines Trial Court
The Republic of the Philippines, Regional Trial Court for the National Capital Region, Pasig City Branch 71 has entered a decision on the matter of KTT Corporation, et al. v. Yoshida, et al., Civ No. 70951-PSG in favor of the plaintiffs and relying extensively on the testimony of Michael Dotts regarding CNMI law.
Guam Federal Court Grants Motion Allowing Client to Serve the Holy See (State of Vatican City) in Sexual Abuse Case
The U.S. District Court for Guam has granted our client’s Motion for Letters Rogatory to serve the Vatican City (“Holy See”) with a complaint and summons. A Motion for Letters Rogatory is a request to a U.S. court for help in serving a foreign country that has not entered into the Hague Convention...
3 junket operators for casino OK’d
Three junket operators—Bula Mula LLC, High Tides LLC, and Stellar Paradise LLC—have been approved to work with Imperial Pacific International (CNMI) LLC and bring in big gamblers. The Commonwealth Casino Commission approved the applications of the three junket companies for a...
Saipan okays junkets, waives Imperial Pacific’s bankroll rules
Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International (IPI) has three more junket options after local gaming regulators approved more VIP gambling promoters.Late last week, the Commonwealth Casino Commission (CCC) approved provisional licenses for three junket operators – Bula Mula...
Four Dotts Law Clients Granted Junket Licenses
THE Commonwealth Casino Commission on Monday approved, with conditions, four junket-operator-license applications. Jiming Dong’s High Tides (CNMI) LLC, Hongyi Ma’s Stellar Paradise CNMI LLC, Hong Zhang’s Bula Mula LLC and Ni “Lily” Ren’s Hengqin Guiji LLC each received a two-year...
Michael Dotts on the 2018 A List (Published by Guam Business Magazine)
Five years from the last A-List published by Guam Business Magazine sees both seasoned and fresh faces placing their fingers on the pulse of Guam’s economy and gauging the rhythm of the business community. The editorial board at Guam Business, along with outside counsel to weigh and...