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Paying Attention to Detai…

Paying Attention to Details: It's What We Do

I’d like to expand upon Lee Flaherty’s article from last week by sharing examples from three files that are sitting on my desk as I am writing this. Example 1. We recently helped a client finalize a real estate transaction. One of the  documents… Read More
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Things to Know (About Our Hobbies!)

On a beautiful June night a few weeks back, the parking lot at the Huron River Hunting & Fishing Club hummed with the sound of classic cars of every era, all brought out for show at the HRC’s annual car show!  A don’t-miss summer event, the… Read More
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Real Property Pitfalls

Real Property Pitfalls

I’m constantly amazed at the number of ways that people can mess up real estate transactions.  Just this past week, two particularly striking examples crossed my desk. The first was an easement agreement prepared by one attorney and reviewed by a… Read More
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A Walk Among the Flowers

A Walk Among the Flowers

Every summer, the Friends for the Development of Greenmead host a garden walk in Livonia. For one Saturday afternoon, five local homes and the Simmons Hill House on the grounds of Greenmead are open to the public. Proceeds for the event will help i… Read More
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Injunction Junction, What…

Injunction Junction, What's Your Function?

Two weeks ago, I found myself in Wheaton, Illinois, trying to convince a DuPage County judge why he should not issue a preliminary injunction against my client.  As a young professional, my client had signed a non-competition agreement with his empl… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!): Kathy Spray

This past weekend was an occasion to celebrate in the Spray home! On Sunday, the Kathy Spray and her husband, Mike, watched their first child, Luke, graduate from high school! Luke is headed to Michigan State in the fall and will major in psychology… Read More
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The Risk of a Guarantee

The Risk of a Guarantee

Signing personal guarantees for business obligations is not uncommon for closely-held business owners. However, such guarantees put the personal assets of business owners at risk. If you are asked to sign a personal guaranty for your business, consid… Read More
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Going Home Again

Going Home Again

Each year, Eastern Michigan University finds its ballroom filled with the sounds of its past. Proud of its former students, the university hosts its annual Alumni Awards, reveling in the opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of a few of its mos… Read More
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Refining the Fine Print

Arbitration is a dispute resolution process for resolving conflicts outside of the court system.  Like a judge, the arbitrator (or arbitration panel) renders a binding decision at the conclusion of the case.  Arbitration has sometimes been viewed a… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!): Lauren Woirol

When Brooks Koepka sunk that final shot on Sunday of the PGA Championship, the roar of the gallery was overwhelming. Winning his fourth major tournament inside of two years and securing his second Wanamaker trophy, there was definitely cause for cele… Read More
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