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In Succession

In Succession

Business owners often think about what might happen to their company upon death, disability, or retirement, but some owners find it difficult to take the time to work through different scenarios and decide upon a workable succession plan. Generally,… Read More
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National Estate Planning…

National Estate Planning Awareness Week

In any other year, National Estate Planning Awareness Week serves as the perfect opportunity for us to remind our friends about the importance of making a plan or updating current documents. But 2020 isn’t like any other year. No one can deny just… Read More
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Immunizing Against COVID-…

Immunizing Against COVID-19 Related Legal Exposure

In the current environment, employers should be concerned not only about reducing workplace virus exposure risk, but also about minimizing their legal exposure from employees and individuals seeking to hold them liable for COVID-19 infections. The Mi… Read More
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With Thanks

With Thanks

True leaders inspire, encourage, and motivate by example. We are more grateful than ever for the leadership of Dirk, Lee, Duane, Heather, Kathy, and Evan. As we navigate this challenging time, having their support has made an immeasurable difference.… Read More
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Staying Positive

Staying Positive

I recently attended an interesting webinar on the topic of trademark law in the world of the internet. I had the pleasure of learning about IP Enforcement Plans, the Communication Decency Act, the Stored Communications Act, and a host of other topics… Read More
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Dance It Out

Dance It Out

Schools across the country are facing a whole new set of challenges in a lot of ways. Rethinking fundraising is one area that is requiring creativity. For the last two weeks, the Norup International School PTSA has hosted a virtual fundraiser to supp… Read More
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Restricted Contributions…

Restricted Contributions Come with Strings Attached

The effects of COVID-19 continue to be felt by all of us: in our lives, our families, our jobs, and our businesses. One business sector receiving little attention is non-profit organizations. While most non-profits have experienced sharp downturns in… Read More
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Michigan Super Lawyers

Michigan Super Lawyers

Each fall, Super Lawyers Magazine prints its list of top lawyers in each state. The publication uses a multiphase selection process, including peer nominations and evaluations, and independent research. According to the Super Lawyers website, nominee… Read More
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It May Be Time for a Chec…

It May Be Time for a Checkup

There’s a lot of buzz lately about federal estate tax. Currently, we can each pass down $11,580,000 to the next generation free of estate tax. This tax exemption increases annually with inflation, but it will be cut by more than half at the end of… Read More
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National Voter Registrati…

National Voter Registration Day

We all understand how important it is to make sure our voices are heard in every election. But millions miss out on the chance to vote because they have forgotten to register or have not updated their registration in time. The goal of National Voter… Read More
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