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A Token of Gratitude

A Token of Gratitude

Every Wednesday of the last full week of April, we take time to recognize the immeasurable efforts of our administrative professionals. While the observance was started years ago for different reasons, these days “Administrative Professional’s Da… Read More
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Protecting Your Pets with…

Protecting Your Pets with Estate Planning

This is Fred. He is a very good boy who loves walks, cuddles, and bacon. Being a responsible pet owner not only requires giving Fred lots of love (and snacks), but also ensuring that someone will step in if I am no longer able to care for him. Your e… Read More
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Down to a Fine Art

Down to a Fine Art

Michigan Opera Theatre is planning its great return! Like so many things, Michigan Opera Theatre’s season ended unexpectedly last year. Shutdowns and restrictions dimmed the lights of the performing arts across Michigan and the nation. Yuval Sharon… Read More
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A Joke Is Just a Joke...…

A Joke Is Just a Joke... Right?

April Fools’ Day can be an opportunity for harmless fun, but it can also create the risk of vicarious liability for unsuspecting employers. The general rule is that an isolated joke, without more, will not give rise to liability for harassment or d… Read More
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For the Common Good

For the Common Good

The Farmington & Farmington Hills Foundation for Youth & Families has been diligently working to better our community since 1995. Even through the challenges of this past year, FFHFYF continues to provide funds to local programs that improve… Read More
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Student Employment Remind…

Student Employment Reminders

‘Tis the season for students of all ages to seek out summer employment and internships. As your business considers extending offers to students and minors, here are some important reminders: The current minimum wage in Michigan is $9.65 for employe… Read More
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The Women Who Make Us

The Women Who Make Us

Women’s History Month started as a day. Just one day. International Women’s Day began to commemorate a meeting of social activists and suffragists in Manhattan in 1909. By 1977, it became a week to honor the many accomplishments of women in our c… Read More
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Jumping Through Hoops

Jumping Through Hoops

One of the beauties of setting up a corporation is the protection you get from personal liability for company debts. One of the headaches that flows from setting up that same corporation is the extra paperwork required to properly maintain it – and… Read More
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A Good Harvest

A Good Harvest

In the 1980s, two European farmers brought to the U.S. a new idea about farming. “Community-supported agriculture” (or CSA) helped create a new relationship between consumers and farmers. The CSA model allows people in the community to purchase s… Read More
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Prove It!

Prove It!

Earlier this month, the Michigan Court of Appeals clarified the standard of proof that must be met in determining whether a conservator has breached the fiduciary duty he or she owes to the individual whose assets are being managed under the conserva… Read More
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