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Par for the Course

Par for the Course

On Monday, the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Bunkers and Bogeys event! Each spring, your favorite local amateurs gather for a full day of putting and networking. A shotgun start will kick things off at 9:00 a.m. Aft… Read More
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Reason #48 You Need an Es…

Reason #48 You Need an Estate Plan

You Have a Will, But It’s Old It likely won’t surprise you to hear that many people already have an estate plan. You might even be one of those people. But how long ago did you make that plan? 5 years? 20 years? Yes, it’s true that an estate pl… Read More
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A Meeting of the Minds

A Meeting of the Minds

A few weeks ago, partner Dirk Beamer spent two days with some of the finest Employment Law attorneys in Michigan at the annual Labor and Employment Law Institute, co-sponsored by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the Labor and Employme… Read More
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Bleak House Revisited

Bleak House Revisited

Bleak House is a novel written by Charles Dickens in 1852. Set in England, it’s the account of a family dispute that resulted when a deceased ancestor left multiple conflicting wills. The case (Jarndyce vs. Jarndyce) spanned generations of the fami… Read More
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Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

In 1996, the Detroit Free Press published an article about a young boy who was sleeping in a burned-out house with only an old coat to keep him warm. That story pulled at the strings of Kathleen Donnelly’s heart and moved her to gather supplies tha… Read More
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The Scams Just Keep on Co…

The Scams Just Keep on Coming

Scams can be big and bold, small and pesky, or anything in between. Here are a couple that probably qualify as small and pesky, yet are of interest because they target us here in Michigan: The Principal Residence Exemption (PRE), which gives Michiga… Read More
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To Those Who Give Support

To Those Who Give Support

“Administrative Professionals’ Day” isn’t exactly the catchiest moniker, but we appreciate that the name highlights the professionalism necessary to do what our administrative team does day in and day out.  People rightly expect a law firm… Read More
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One Branch of Government…

One Branch of Government Meeting the People’s Needs

From the local school board to Washington, D.C., I’ve been fairly frustrated with government these days and the tendency to “play politics” rather than solve voters’ problems. It seems I need to look more carefully in my own backyard before d… Read More
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Things to Know (About Us!…

Things to Know (About Us!): Evan Chall

The Wright Beamer family just got a little bit bigger! Evan Chall and his wife, Katy, have welcomed a beautiful baby boy into the world! Theodore was born last Thursday, and he is nothing short of perfect! Mom and baby are just wonderful and the enti… Read More
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Social Skills

Social Skills

Connecting with your clients and customers through social media helps level the playing field between small and large businesses. But how can all businesses avoid making disastrous mistakes on social media that may have legal consequences? Planning… Read More
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