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Delilah: The Rest of the…

Delilah: The Rest of the Story!

Do you remember reading about Delilah in Kathy Spray’s email blast a month ago? She was the abandoned pup that Kathy helped rescue just days before she was scheduled to be euthanized. Kathy’s efforts resulted in Delilah being taken in by a very l… Read More
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A More Meaningful Thanksg…

A More Meaningful Thanksgiving

The coats, mittens, hats, and boots emerging from storage signal that another festive season is upon us, and plans are already in the making for celebrating and feasting. What more wonderful way to begin a time of gifting and shopping, eating and dri… Read More
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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 s… 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 exten… 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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