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Season's Greetings - 2014

Warm wishes for a joyous holiday season and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! In celebration of the holidays, and to show our appreciation for our clients, colleagues, business associates, friends and the community, we are sending financial c… Read More
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Taking Care of the Final Details after a Divorce

When the Judge signs the Judgment of Divorce, the marriage is officially over but often there is still work that needs to be done to finalize the process. Often these additional items are overlooked or put off for a later date and can come back to ha… Read More
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Recent Case Highlights the Need to Review Insurance Policies

A recent Michigan Court of Appeals decision serves as a reminder that all insurance policies should be reviewed periodically to ensure compliance with the terms of the policy. Insurance policies are contracts, and insured parties must follow the term… Read More
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New Law Affects Gift Cards and Gift Certificates

Many of us seem to end up with gift certificates and gift cards that we don’t use as soon as anticipated and have probably dealt with ones that have expired. New Federal regulations regarding pre-paid cards, gift cards and gift certificates took ef… Read More
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Smoking Ban

Effective May 1, 2010, smoking will no longer be allowed in food establishments. Places that serve food will no longer have the choice of offering smoking and non-smoking sections. Any person that owns, operates, manages or has control over such a pl… Read More
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Moving out of town with the children? Better check the fine print.

If you are a parent with minor children whose custody is governed by a court order, you better contact an attorney before you decide to pack up and move. Michigan law requires court approval if you plan to move more than 100 miles from the child’s… Read More
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Foreclosure Law Update

Amendments to Michigan’s Foreclosure by Advertisement statutes go into effect July 5, 2009 and expire two years later. The primary change is a 90-day pre-foreclosure process which is meant to help the borrower avoid foreclosure. Before starting a f… Read More
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The Michigan Divorce Process in a Nutshell

Michigan is considered a no-fault divorce state. Basically, this means you do not have to give the court a reason for no longer wanting to be married. Whether your spouse is abusive or just refuses to pick up dirty socks, it doesn’t matter. It also… Read More
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Credit Repair Scams

Credit repair scams are becoming popular with today’s economy and consumers need to be cautious when looking for help. Federal law regulates the activities of these credit repair organizations. A credit repair organization is any person or company… Read More
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Tax Update

You may have noticed a little extra in your paycheck lately. Smile! The America Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“ARRA”) adjusted the amount of wage withholding so that workers would generally receive more money in their paychecks each week… Read More
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