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A Stockholder/Member Buy Sell Agreement – An Estate Plan for Your Business

A Stockholder/Member Buy Sell Agreement – An Estate Plan for Your Business

Just like individuals, businesses need an estate plan, except with a business, such an agreement is called a Shareholder Agreement, a Member Agreement, or a Buy Sell Agreement. For the purposes of this article, I will refer to it as a “Buy Sell Agreement.”

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Posted on December 13, 2017

Antenuptial Agreements and Equity

Antenuptial Agreements and Equity

Antenuptial (Prenuptial) Agreements are often thought of as the tool of a wealthy parent trying to protect the family’s wealth. But what exactly are these agreements? - Article by Ryan Conboy

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Posted on August 03, 2017

Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisors in Michigan

Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisors in Michigan

Both Michigan and the federal government have proposed administrative rules that would require Investment Advisors to develop Business Continuity and Succession Plans. - Article by Dan McGlinn

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Posted on May 30, 2017

The Lake Across the Street: Understanding Water Access Rights Along a Dedicated Roadway

The Lake Across the Street: Understanding Water Access Rights Along a Dedicated Roadway

If you own or are planning to purchase a property which is separated by road from a lake, it would be worth having an attorney and surveyor investigate your rights as to the access of the lake. - Article by Robb Krueger

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Posted on March 17, 2017

One Resolution That Can Save You Money On Your Real Property Taxes

One Resolution That Can Save You Money On Your Real Property Taxes

February is the perfect time to give your real property a tax check-up. - Article by Tom King

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Posted on February 13, 2017

Indications of Financial Elder Abuse

Indications of Financial Elder Abuse

The unlawful depletion of financial resources is particularly ruinous for the senior community because many are relying on their finances to pay for nursing home care. - Article by Jim Lance

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Posted on January 30, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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