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Sexting

Protecting Our Children- “Sexting” In today’s world, most people don’t leave home without their mobile devices. While it is convenient to have immediate access to so much information, it can come with damaging costs and severe penalties. Therefore, it is especially important to teach our children about the negative consequences associated with social media.Here are [...]

By |2018-10-17T15:16:42+00:00September 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sexting

Understanding Social Host Liability Law

Do you plan on serving alcoholic beverages the next time you host a social gathering at your home? If the answer is yes, you should learn about the law regarding “social host liability”. Social host liability is a legal theory used to describe the responsibility of an individual who provides alcohol to guests. While several [...]

By |2018-12-13T11:23:14+00:00August 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Social Host Liability Law

Expunging (Setting Aside) a Conviction from your Criminal Record in Michigan

Due to the rapid growth of employers, landlords, and banks conducting background checks on perspective new hires, renters, and loan applicants, expunging, or setting aside, a criminal conviction from your public record might be a process you want to consider. While the Michigan laws (see MCL Section 780.621) for expunging a criminal conviction are detailed [...]

By |2018-12-13T11:08:58+00:00August 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Expunging (Setting Aside) a Conviction from your Criminal Record in Michigan

Tobacco and Smoking

Tobacco One simple law: It is illegal to purchase or use tobacco products if you are under 18 years old! Michigan’s Smoke Free Law What: A law prohibiting smoking in the state of Michigan. When: Effective as of May 1, 2010 Where: Required to comply with smoke free laws: Work areas/places of employment Food service [...]

By |2019-02-01T06:30:57+00:00August 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tobacco and Smoking

Teen Drivers

Teen Driver’s and Parents *Credit to Michigan SOS Website for Information   If you are under 18 years, here is how the Michigan Graduated Driver’s License System works: Important Driving Information:   Kelsey’s Law: Mobile phones banned for Level 1 and Level 2 Driver’s Under state law, you are prohibited from initiating a call, answering [...]

By |2019-02-01T06:51:55+00:00August 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Teen Drivers

Rules vs. Laws

What is the difference between a rule and a law? While many differences exist between rules and laws, the biggest is the CONSEQUENCE. RULES are a set of instructions to help people live and work together. Certain rules can be established at home, school, or the workplace, and often vary depending on the person creating [...]

By |2019-02-01T07:06:16+00:00July 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rules vs. Laws

Don’t Drive Drunk OR Super Drunk

Here in Michigan, most of us know that drunk driving with a bodily alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher qualifies as “drunk” and (if 21 years old or older; .02 or higher if under 21 years old) may very well result in an arrest for driving under the influence. What you may not know [...]

By |2018-09-19T14:05:00+00:00February 17th, 2015|DUI|Comments Off on Don’t Drive Drunk OR Super Drunk

Getting Divorced In Michigan

Michigan Divorce Attorney Discusses Getting Divorced In Michigan The decision to end a marriage never comes at a convenient time. The amount of anxiety and turmoil that accompanies separating a marriage or family can seemingly take over your life. I understand that you have questions about the divorce process, legal separation, or child custody matters. [...]

By |2018-04-04T11:17:10+00:00February 3rd, 2015|Family Law|Comments Off on Getting Divorced In Michigan

Q&A Business

What is a corporation? A corporation, according to Black’s Law Dictionary, is a legal entity created by or under the authority of the laws of a state. It is an association of persons created by statute as a legal entity. The law treats the corporation itself as a person who can sue and be sued. [...]

By |2019-02-01T07:15:29+00:00October 15th, 2014|Business Law, Information Center|Comments Off on Q&A Business