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Delilah

Delilah

Last month (October 10 to be precise) I sent a court officer to the commercial property of a client of ours to post and execute an eviction order for a delinquent tenant.  The tenant had fought the eviction for months but had finally contacted me to… Read More
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“Just Tack on 18%” Ne…

“Just Tack on 18%” New IRS Rules on Tip Reporting Take Effect January 1, 2014

Who hasn’t, at least once, upon receiving a restaurant check, automatically added a tip to the total without noticing that a gratuity was included? I’ll admit to having fallen victim to this at least once (maybe twice?). Thanks to new IRS rules,… Read More
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Living Cooperatively: A D…

Living Cooperatively: A Distinctive Housing Alternative

I think I was well into adulthood before I heard the term “housing cooperative.” I knew about farmers’ cooperatives because I grew up just a block away from the Cheboygan Co-op, where my Dad could buy eggs on the same day they were laid, and fr… Read More
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Health Care Law 101

Health Care Law 101

Despite the recent opening of State insurance exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often called “ObamaCare”), many people are still uncertain about exactly what the law requires and how it impacts them.  The Act is ext… 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 vis… 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 s… Read More
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Wright Beamer to Match Em…

Wright Beamer to Match Employee Gifts to Farmington Ice Rink

“Awesome!”  That was Dirk Beamer’s reaction when he first learned of plans to install a seasonal ice rink on the grounds of Riley Park in downtown Farmington.  Today, Beamer and his partner, Lee Flaherty, announced their law firm’s commitme… Read More
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