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Well-Written Waivers and…

Well-Written Waivers and Really Respectable Releases

Waivers and releases are a part of everyday life. Whether you are looking for weekend fun, travel plans, lessons for kids, or other such adventures, you’ll probably be asked to sign a waiver or release form in order to get started. Every business w…
Getting in the Holiday Sp…

Getting in the Holiday Spirit

As the revelry of the holiday season begins, the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce will bring together its members next week for a festive luncheon of its own. The Chamber’s Women’s Business Committee has arranged for a celebration at J…
Reason #15 You Need an Es…

Reason #15 You Need an Estate Plan

You’re Having Surgery You have the date. You know the procedure’s risks and rewards. You’re familiar with the pre-op instructions, and you’ve made arrangements to get to and from the procedure. But, do you have your estate plan in place?…
Spreading the Wealth (of…

Spreading the Wealth (of Knowledge)

Last month, attendees gathered at the Farmington Hills Public Library for an evening discussion on the key points of a good estate plan.  Hosted by the library, the event featured Wright Beamer shareholder, Lee Flaherty, who has over twenty-five yea…
Tis the Season... Again

Tis the Season... Again

With Thanksgiving just under our belts (both literally and figuratively), and with the holiday shopping season in full swing, here are some basic safety reminders courtesy of the Farmington Hills Police Department and the Consumer Protection Division…
Claim Denied!

Claim Denied!

I always impress upon estate planning clients the importance of updating their homeowners’ insurance after conveying real estate to a trust, even if the transfer is via a “ladybird deed” that doesn’t take effect until the client is deceased.…
Top Lawyers of Metro Detr…

Top Lawyers of Metro Detroit

This year, multiple Wright Beamer attorneys have been honored by DBusiness Magazine as Top Lawyers of 2019! The annual list is developed based on peer reviews by thousands of attorneys across Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Livingston and Washtenaw counties.…
Pot in the Workplace

Pot in the Workplace

Last Tuesday, Michigan voters approved a ballot initiative legalizing the sale and use of recreational marijuana.  The next morning, my phone started ringing with calls from CFOs and HR Managers trying to figure out how the new law will impact exist…
Gifts That Make a Differe…

Gifts That Make a Difference

If you’re looking for a unique gift for the holiday season, look no further than the 18th Alternative Christmas Fair hosted by Hope Lutheran Church of Farmington Hills. This annual event offers shoppers an opportunity to purchase gifts and servi…
Your Vote Really Does Cou…

Your Vote Really Does Count

Your single vote can make a big difference. Did you know that during the last few years in the U.S., several races have been decided by a single vote or ended in a tie? 2017: A Virginia House of Delegates race ended in a tie out of more than 23,000…