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Tribal Casinos and the Framework of Workers’ Compensation

Tribal Casinos and the Framework of Workers’ Compensation

It is important for an employee to understand the system under which each tribally-run casino operates. - Article by Amy Foerster

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Posted on July 14, 2017

The End of January is Near: Time for a Real Property Tax Checkup

The End of January is Near: Time for a Real Property Tax Checkup

Giving your real property a tax checkup early in the year could save you money now and in the future. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on December 30, 2014

Implications of Court Decisions Regarding Defense of Nuisance Suits for Farmers Under Right to Farm

Implications of Court Decisions Regarding Defense of Nuisance Suits for Farmers Under Right to Farm

Understanding certain rights and protections of Michigan farmers. - Article by Robb Krueger

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Posted on December 22, 2014

Adding a Joint Owner to Your Account? Consider the Pitfalls and Alternatives

Adding a Joint Owner to Your Account? Consider the Pitfalls and Alternatives

Evaluating your options when considering the possibility of adding a joint owner to your account. - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on December 12, 2014

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit May Reduce the Small Employer’s Cost of Providing Coverage

Small Business Health Care Tax Credit May Reduce the Small Employer’s Cost of Providing Coverage

Many small businesses remain concerned about the effects of the "Obamacare" on their employee health insurance plans. It is important to see if the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit is an option for your business. - Article by Janice Peters

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Posted on November 17, 2014

Temporary Delegation of Parental Powers

Temporary Delegation of Parental Powers

Parents, if you are unavailable to exercise your parental authority for any reason and have left your children in the care and custody of a non-parent, consider executing a delegation of authority. - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on October 27, 2014

Kreis Enderle Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers Recognition

Kreis Enderle Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers Recognition

Super Lawyers has recently recognized four Kreis Enderle attorneys as top attorneys in the state.

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Posted on October 21, 2014

10 Rules for Avoiding Investment Scams

10 Rules for Avoiding Investment Scams

Fraudulent investment schemes run rampant, often with enticing guaranteed high rates of return. Here are ten rules for avoiding them. - Article by Sara Fazio

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Posted on October 17, 2014

Kreis Enderle Sponsors Grand Rapids Green Drinks Event

Kreis Enderle Sponsors Grand Rapids Green Drinks Event

Please join us at this month's Green Drinks event for an opportunity to network and develop innovative ideas.

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Posted on October 15, 2014

McNally Chosen as Continuing Education Panelist for Recent Commercial Realtor Summit

McNally Chosen as Continuing Education Panelist for Recent Commercial Realtor Summit

Kreis Enderle recognizes Ryan McNally for being chosen to present at a realtor summit this month.

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Posted on October 13, 2014

Fazio Speaks at 2014 Bankruptcy Seminar

Fazio Speaks at 2014 Bankruptcy Seminar

Kreis Enderle congratulates Sara Fazio on her recent presentation at the Western District Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Seminar.

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Posted on October 09, 2014

Use a Certificate of Trust to Maintain Privacy

Use a Certificate of Trust to Maintain Privacy

If you value the private nature of your Michigan Trust, but face a request for your entire Trust to facilitate a transaction, know that under Michigan law the Certificate of Trust should, in most cases, be sufficient. - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on October 06, 2014

Deeds Done Right

Deeds Done Right

Real estate transfers are accompanied by various potential pitfalls. Here are just a few of the issues involved of which you should be aware. - Article by Ryan McNally

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Posted on September 29, 2014

Five Things to Consider When Starting a Business

Five Things to Consider When Starting a Business

No matter how unique your planned business model may be, there are several key considerations you should be aware of in beginning your business venture. - Article by Mark Kreter

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Posted on September 22, 2014

Seller–Financed Sales . . . Don’t Forget the Security

Seller–Financed Sales . . . Don’t Forget the Security

Knowing the risks involved in the sale of a business and the means of protecting your interests can make all the difference in your financial security as you ride off into the sunset or begin a new chapter of your career. - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on September 16, 2014

Kreis Enderle Sponsors Fort St. Joseph Conference

Kreis Enderle Sponsors Fort St. Joseph Conference

Explore the "Future of the Past" at Fort St. Joseph.

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Posted on September 11, 2014

Tom King Appointed Finance Committee Chair and Treasurer of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival

Tom King Appointed Finance Committee Chair and Treasurer of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival

Shareholder Tom King is acknowledged for providing new direction.

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Posted on September 10, 2014

You're in an Automobile Accident....Now What?

You're in an Automobile Accident....Now What?

Although it has been forty years since the enactment of the Michigan No-Fault Insurance Act, questions often arise about how it works and the benefits it provides to the injured parties. - Article by Mark Kreter

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Posted on September 08, 2014

When it's Not Enough to have a Will

When it's Not Enough to have a Will

You owe it to the most important people in your life to educate them on why your assets are divided in the way that they are. - Article by Steve Hessen

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Posted on August 25, 2014

An Estate Planning Cautionary Tale from a Nobel Peace Prize Winner

An Estate Planning Cautionary Tale from a Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Family disputes over items of tangible personal property are frequent and can devolve into venomous affairs, irreparably fracturing familial relations and costing thousands of dollars in unnecessary legal fees. - Article by Steve Staple

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Posted on August 04, 2014

Mail and Phone Scams Targeted at Senior Citizens

Mail and Phone Scams Targeted at Senior Citizens

The elderly have long been a target for clever con artists seeking to make an easy buck through illicit means. Some scams, like the lost Prince of Nigeria email, have been around for decades, but other, more convincing scams have just begun to pop up in 2014. - Article by Kay Kossen

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Posted on July 29, 2014

What's on Tap to Open a Microbrewery in Michigan?

What's on Tap to Open a Microbrewery in Michigan?

So you want to open a microbrewery. If this desire is more than talk after downing a couple high alcohol percent beers, here’s a brief list of steps to move forward with your dream project. - Article by Dan McGlinn

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Posted on July 22, 2014

Protecting Your Organization Against Data Breach Liability

Protecting Your Organization Against Data Breach Liability

Data breaches can have significant reputational costs and also present the real threat of litigation or regulatory issues which could result in lost dollars from the bottom line. - Article by Nick Spigiel

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Posted on July 11, 2014

Spousal Support IS An Issue

Spousal Support IS An Issue

Often, when parties to a divorce are faced with multiple issues needing resolution, or are involved in a matter that does not seem difficult to resolve, spousal support is overlooked. - Article by Russ Kreis

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Posted on July 02, 2014