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Kossen Appointed to Advisory Council of Women's Leadership Institute

Kossen Appointed to Advisory Council of Women's Leadership Institute

Kreis Enderle attorney, Kay Kossen, has been appointed to the advisory council of Olivet College Women’s Leadership Institute.

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Posted on November 15, 2017

Tom King Defends Two Matters In Supreme Court

Tom King Defends Two Matters In Supreme Court

Attorney Thomas G. King, has successfully defended two of our governmental clients in separate matters before the United States Supreme Court.

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Posted on November 15, 2017

Preference Claims and Statutory Liens

Preference Claims and Statutory Liens

Mold builders and other statutory lienholders may be able to avoid preference claims, even if they fail to perfect their liens. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on June 15, 2017

Durable Power of Attorney: Planning for Disability

Durable Power of Attorney: Planning for Disability

There is a fine line between making bad choices and legal incapacity, and a child or elderly adult may need the careful advice of an attorney to help them through these tough legal issues. - Article by Kay Kossen

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Posted on April 15, 2016

Guarantying Payment of Your Business’s Debt: Details that Matter When Borrowing for Your Business

Guarantying Payment of Your Business’s Debt: Details that Matter When Borrowing for Your Business

Steve Jobs once said, “Details matter, it’s worth waiting to get it right.” This is especially true if the organized business entity in which you have an ownership interest is borrowing funds. - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on January 15, 2016

Boerigter Recognized for Pro Bono Work

Boerigter Recognized for Pro Bono Work

Attorney James C. Boerigter is well known and well respected for his dedication to providing help to those who otherwise would not be able to afford legal services.

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Posted on December 04, 2015

Kreis Enderle Sponsors 100 Women Strong Luncheon

Kreis Enderle Sponsors 100 Women Strong Luncheon

Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C. is proud to be a part of this important event.

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Posted on October 19, 2015

Winning On the Tort Threshold in Third Party No-Fault Litigation through Motion Practice

Winning On the Tort Threshold in Third Party No-Fault Litigation through Motion Practice

Winning on the tort threshold during motion practice is possible, but it requires careful case development through discovery. - Article by Steve Staple

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Posted on October 07, 2015

Steve Hessen Named Super Lawyer for Third Consecutive Year

Steve Hessen Named Super Lawyer for Third Consecutive Year

Kreis Enderle is pleased to congratulate Steve Hessen on this wonderful accomplishment.

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Posted on October 06, 2015

Three Kreis Enderle Attorneys Named Rising Stars for 2015

Three Kreis Enderle Attorneys Named Rising Stars for 2015

Kreis Enderle commends Sara Fazio, David Hill and Jim Lance on their well-deserved recognition.

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Posted on October 06, 2015

Remember to Fund Your Trust

Remember to Fund Your Trust

Simply creating your Trust is not enough. You must have an ongoing strategy. - Article by Jim Lance

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Posted on October 02, 2015

A Multi-Billion Dollar Problem: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

A Multi-Billion Dollar Problem: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Michigan law provides some corrective measures to address the financial exploitation of the elderly, but as with one’s health, preventative measures are far more effective. - Article by Steve Staple

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Posted on September 28, 2015

Tom King Selected as Chairperson of Economic Development Workshop

Tom King Selected as Chairperson of Economic Development Workshop

Kreis Enderle is pleased to congratulate Tom King on his recent appointment.

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Posted on September 24, 2015

Buying and Selling: What They Don’t Talk about on HGTV

Buying and Selling:  What They Don’t Talk about on HGTV

Buying a new home or selling an existing home can be an exciting and yet stressful time. There is one commonly overlooked item in the buying and selling process that can help avoid costs down the road. - Article by Nick Spigiel

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Posted on September 23, 2015

Incorporating Wearable Technology in Your No-Fault Insurance Defense Discovery Practices

Incorporating Wearable Technology in Your No-Fault Insurance Defense Discovery Practices

Wearable devices such as the FitBit can give even greater insight into the validity of personal injury claims. - Article by Steve Staple

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Posted on September 07, 2015

Top Five Tips for Purchasing a Condominium in Michigan

Top Five Tips for Purchasing a Condominium in Michigan

While we often conceptualize a condo as connected townhomes, you may be surprised to learn that there is another type of condo designation in Michigan. - Article by Kay Kossen

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Posted on August 31, 2015

"Furnishing" Alcohol to College Age Minors: Liability as a Homeowner

"Furnishing" Alcohol to College Age Minors: Liability as a Homeowner

Knowing the difference between "selling" and "furnishing" alcohol can save homeowners a great deal of trouble. - Article by Mark Kreter

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Posted on August 25, 2015

Disability Provisions in a Shareholder or Operating Agreement

Disability Provisions in a Shareholder or Operating Agreement

It is important to understand the provisions in a Shareholder or Operating Agreement, especially when there are unexpected life events. - Article by Bob Borsos

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Posted on August 03, 2015

Supreme Court Ruling Resuscitates Underwater Second Mortgage Holder Protection

Supreme Court Ruling Resuscitates Underwater Second Mortgage Holder Protection

On June 1, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that junior mortgages may remain as secured claims. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on June 03, 2015

Not Everyone Is Entitled to a Jury Trial

Not Everyone Is Entitled to a Jury Trial

The right to a jury trial does not apply to certain corporate shareholder claims in Michigan. - Article by Steve Hessen

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Posted on April 23, 2015

The Law of Unintended Consequences: Potential Traps of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

The Law of Unintended Consequences: Potential Traps of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

When considering estate-planning scenarios, it will be well worth the time to discuss your ideas with a qualified estate advisor. - Article by Janice Peters

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Posted on March 31, 2015

Forfeiture or Foreclosure: Two Land Contract Default Remedies

Forfeiture or Foreclosure: Two Land Contract Default Remedies

Understanding the pros and cons of a seller's two legal options once a purchaser defaults on a land contract. - Article by Jim Lance

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Posted on March 02, 2015

McGlinn and Kosydar Quoted in Grand Rapids Business Journal’s Hoops Abound When Starting a Microbrew

McGlinn and Kosydar Quoted in Grand Rapids Business Journal’s Hoops Abound When Starting a Microbrew

McGlinn and Kosydar quoted in the Grand Rapids Business Journal article on Microbreweries.

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Posted on February 23, 2015

Kreis Enderle Sponsors Twin City Players’ production of “Little Women”

Kreis Enderle Sponsors Twin City Players’ production of “Little Women”

Kreis Enderle is pleased to show its support for this upcoming production.

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Posted on January 30, 2015

Expect to Inspect: The Only Common Sense Approach to Buying Real Estate

Expect to Inspect: The Only Common Sense Approach to Buying Real Estate

What to expect when purchasing property. - Article by Jeffrey D. Swenarton

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Posted on January 26, 2015

Drilling Down Into Buying or Selling a Dental Practice in Michigan

Drilling Down Into Buying or Selling a Dental Practice in Michigan

Important issues to consider when buying or selling a dental practice in Michigan. Article by Dan McGlinn

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Posted on January 19, 2015

Division of Retirement Assets in a Divorce

Division of Retirement Assets in a Divorce

It is important to evaluate your options when dividing retirement assets in a divorce. - Article by Russ Kreis

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Posted on January 05, 2015

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