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Beamer Named Super Lawyer

Beamer Named Super Lawyer

Dirk Beamer – a principal with the Farmington Hills law firm Wright Beamer, PLC – has been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine. Recognized for his accomplishments in business litigation, the Farmington resident joins an elite list of p… Read More
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Joint Accounts: Less Conv…

Joint Accounts: Less Convenient Than You Might Think

Consider this scenario: Mom passed away in 1995. Mom is survived by Dad and their two children: Tommy and Jamie. Tommy lives close to Dad, visits him every other day, and helps Dad with shopping and other needs. Jamie lives two hours away and visits… Read More
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Delegation of Parental Po…

Delegation of Parental Powers: Don’t Leave Your Children at Home Without One!

Parents of young children relying on friends or family to take care of their children while they take a well-deserved vacation should consider signing a delegation of parental powers before they leave. This form assures that whoever is watching the c… Read More
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Foundation Bestows Honor…

Foundation Bestows Honor on Lee Flaherty

Wright Beamer is pleased to announce that Lee Flaherty was recently named a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation, an honor reserved for no more than five percent of the active members of the State Bar of Michigan. Fellows are nominated and sel… Read More
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Paying “Volunteers” M…

Paying “Volunteers” Might Start a Fire

“Employee” or “Independent Contractor”? Throughout my twenty year career, I have analyzed and argued this question on behalf of a host of clients in multiple industries. Depending on how a worker is classified, the paying company may or may n… Read More
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Quantitative Easing and T…

Quantitative Easing and Tapering (in 350 words or less)

With continued focus on a fragile U.S. economy, the actions of the Federal Reserve – the U.S. government’s central banking organization, tasked with formulating monetary policy (i.e., controlling the rate of growth of the money supply) – have b… Read More
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Have You Seen Your Corpor…

Have You Seen Your Corporate Record Book Lately?

It is a well-known legal principle that, once incorporated, businesses are recognized as legally separate from their individual shareholders (or “members” in the case of an LLC). This legal separation, called “the corporate veil,” shields bus… Read More
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Julie Cotant to Speak at…

Julie Cotant to Speak at Upcoming Seminars

Associate Attorney, Julie Cotant, has been asked to speak at two fall seminars for the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Michigan State Bar. The first seminar, entitled “Stand and Deliver: A Public Speaking Workshop,” will be given in conjunctio… Read More
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Nain Rouge and the City o…

Nain Rouge and the City of Detroit Bankruptcy

Ever heard of the Nain Rouge? No? Neither had I, that is until a conversation I had a few weeks ago. From our perspective of having been born and raised in the City of Detroit, a friend and I were talking about the seemingly endless trials and travai… Read More
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Summer Reflections

Summer Reflections

As the days grow shorter and nighttime temperatures drop into the 50s, I can’t help but feel that the oh, so brief summer of 2013 is drawing to a close! I’m already growing nostalgic for summer days gone by. This has been a wonderful summer for T… Read More
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