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Alternative Sources of Funding for Michigan Small Business: Crowdfunding

Alternative Sources of Funding for Michigan Small Business: Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding allows entrepreneurs to bypass typical investors and connect directly with consumers who are genuinely interested in making the project creator’s vision a reality. - Article by Justin Wheeler

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Posted on December 28, 2016

Estate Planning for the Agribusiness: Like-Kind Exchanges

Estate Planning for the Agribusiness: Like-Kind Exchanges

Farmers that intend to retire and purchase real estate in Florida, Arizona or elsewhere, can take advantage of section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (“section 1031”), often referred to as a Like-Kind Exchange. - Article by Justin Wheeler

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Posted on December 16, 2016

Kreis Enderle Adds Two New Attorneys

Kreis Enderle Adds Two New Attorneys

Kate Gadbois and Amy Foerster have joined Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C., Gadbois in the firm’s Kalamazoo office, and Foerster in the Battle Creek office.

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Posted on November 18, 2016

Kreis Enderle Attorneys Volunteer for United Way

Kreis Enderle Attorneys Volunteer for United Way

Kreis Enderle volunteered to repaint the walls of MRC artWorks to provide artists with a freshened space to work and present their art to the community.

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Posted on October 28, 2016

Medical Marijuana Laws Create New Business Opportunities in Michigan, But Not Without Risks

Medical Marijuana Laws Create New Business Opportunities in Michigan, But Not Without Risks

Although the new laws will create lucrative opportunities for those brave enough to enter the medical marijuana industry, those opportunities come with significant risks. - Article by Justin R. Wheeler

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Posted on October 12, 2016

Kreis Enderle Attorney Leads Upcoming Conference in Grand Rapids

Kreis Enderle Attorney Leads Upcoming Conference in Grand Rapids

Big Data Ignite 2016, held Sept. 29-30 at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids, is a workshop and conference that will bring together computing professionals, scientists, students, and tech companies to focus on cutting-edge data technologies and know-how.

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Posted on September 13, 2016

Hessen Named 2016 Michigan Super Lawyer

Hessen Named 2016 Michigan Super Lawyer

Stephen J. Hessen, partner at Kreis Enderle Hudgins & Borsos, PC in Kalamazoo, Mich., has been named to the Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Michigan for 2016.

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Posted on September 06, 2016

Tell a Compelling Narrative to Persuade the IRS to Accept Your Offer in Compromise

Tell a Compelling Narrative to Persuade the IRS to Accept Your Offer in Compromise

Sometimes a taxpayer can wipe their tax slate clean at a massive discount. If a taxpayer qualifies to make an Offer in Compromise (“OIC”), the IRS may accept less than the full amount a taxpayer owes. - Article by Justin Wheeler

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Posted on August 31, 2016

Is your sales representative commission policy ready for an employee departure?

Is your sales representative commission policy ready for an employee departure?

If your company does not have a sales commission agreement or has one that focuses solely on the amount of the commission payable, you are not ready for a commissioned employee who resigns or is terminated. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on August 11, 2016

Justin Wheeler Joins Kreis Enderle

Justin Wheeler Joins Kreis Enderle

Justin R. Wheeler has joined Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C. as an associate attorney in the Grand Rapids office.

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Posted on July 29, 2016

Beach House - Know Michigan Water Rights: Riparian, Easement, or Access?

Beach House - Know Michigan Water Rights: Riparian, Easement, or Access?

Many dream of owning their own beach house. But before you get out your board shorts and sunglasses, there are a few legal concerns to keep in mind. - Article by Kay Kossen

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Posted on July 28, 2016

Kreis Enderle Sponsors SJHS 5K My School Color Run

Kreis Enderle Sponsors SJHS 5K My School Color Run

The race benefited the St. Joseph High School band program as they seek to purchase new uniforms.

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Posted on June 09, 2016

Lance to Be Honored for Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts

Lance to Be Honored for Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts

Kreis Enderle attorney Jim Lance will be honored at the First Annual Prevention Hero’s Award Ceremony by The Calhoun County Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition.

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Posted on June 03, 2016

McGlinn Featured in Craft Brewing Business

McGlinn Featured in Craft Brewing Business

An article by Kreis Enderle attorney Dan McGlinn was featured in Craft Brewing Business – a national trade publication for the rapidly growing craft and home brewing industries.

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Posted on May 26, 2016

Newly Minted Adults: It’s Never Too Early for Estate Planning

Newly Minted Adults: It’s Never Too Early for Estate Planning

As a young adult, you may think it is way too early in life to consider estate planning. However, estate planning goes beyond wills and trusts and making arrangements for gifting of your property at death. - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on May 18, 2016

Fazio Gives Back Through Youth Soccer Program

Fazio Gives Back Through Youth Soccer Program

At Kreis Enderle, we put great emphasis on giving back to the community. Attorney Sara Fazio is doing just that – with soccer.

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Posted on May 04, 2016

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

Spigiel Coaches Kalamazoo Central to State Title

Spigiel Coaches Kalamazoo Central to State Title

The Kalamazoo Central High School varsity mock trial team won a state championship with Kreis Enderle attorney, Nick Spigiel, as an attorney coach.

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Posted on March 24, 2016

Western Michigan University Honors Bob Borsos

Western Michigan University Honors Bob Borsos

Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C. is pleased to congratulate Bob Borsos for receiving the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College of Western Michigan University (WMU).

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Posted on March 08, 2016

Subordination Agreements, Tools to Solve Your Financing Puzzle

Subordination Agreements, Tools to Solve Your Financing Puzzle

What can you do if your lender, to whom you’ve already pledged all of your assets, won’t lend you additional funds to purchase something critical for your business? - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on February 17, 2016

You Have to Pay Those Real Property Taxes...But Maybe It Can Be Less

You Have to Pay Those Real Property Taxes...But Maybe It Can Be Less

The start of a new year is a popular time for self-assessments, check-ups and resolutions. Resolving to give your real property a tax check-up in late January or early February can not only provide assurance that your holdings are not being overly taxed, but it might also save you money. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on January 29, 2016

Representation and Warranty Insurance

Representation and Warranty Insurance

One of the most stressful parts for any stockholder selling a business is addressing the representations and warranties that are always required by a purchaser. - Article by Dan McGlinn

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Posted on January 21, 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