You Can Only Have One

Michigan law generally defines your principal residence as the one place you own to which, whenever you leave, you intend to return. As such, your principal residence will be deemed exempt from certain school taxes upon the filing of the requisite Pr… Read More
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A Taste of Diversity

Last week, our very own Dirk Beamer and Julie Cotant attended the Taste of Diversity dinner hosted by the Oakland County Bar Association. The biannual event was created to help encourage diversity in the legal profession. This year’s gathering… Read More
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Assumed Names the New-Fashioned Way

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has been hard at work updating its processes. There is more to come, but its latest announcement is that corporations, limited liability companies and limited partnerships can now renew assu… Read More
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Supporting Farmington Families

Wright Beamer has been a longtime sponsor of the Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market and has always been proud of the Market’s positive impact in the community. This year, we joined forces with Neighborhood House and Goetz Farms to provide a g… Read More
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European Privacy is an American Concern

Two weeks ago, I attended the annual meeting of the Michigan Bar’s Business Law Section. Section member and Dykema attorney Stephen Tupper offered an overview of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect May 28, 2018.… Read More
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Understanding The Headlee Restoration Millage

On October 19, George Heitsch, the superintendent of Farmington Public Schools, will continue his series of discussions in hopes of convincing voters to restore a millage reduction that would bring back money to the district. According to Heitsch, th… Read More
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Consistency is the Best Policy

“But that’s not our policy.” How many times have you heard this or repeated this to someone else in the workplace? Clear, consistent policies help shape reasonable expectations among partners, managers and co-workers. But inconsistent policies… Read More
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Beamer Speaks to National Associations

The National Association of Professional Allstate Agents (NAPAA) and the United Farmers Agents Association (UFAA) both held their annual conferences in Las Vegas, Nevada, last month. The Farmers Agents celebrated their fiftieth anniversary as an asso… Read More
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