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February 2016 Archives

Contract pension payment requirements put company out of business

When dealing with contracts or agreements of any type, the decisions you make as a business owner can have far-reaching consequences. Sometimes, those consequences can be very detrimental to your business, which is why it is important to understand the legal issues surrounding any agreement or business situation.

What is discovery and how can it help during divorce?

Do you really need to question your spouse about your finances? What else could there be to know? Discovery during divorce is an important step that both parties need to know about. In Michigan, both parties in a divorce must disclose their assets to the other. This makes the division of assets easier, since you can see how much there is to divide and how it can be done fairly.

Using Michigan's noncompete law

If you want your employees to sign a noncompete agreement when they are hired by your business, you want to be certain that those agreements would be valid and enforceable. As the employer, you may wish to make your agreement as inclusive as possible to limit the potential for harm to your business should an employee decide to leave.

Marriage rate at highest level in eight years in Michigan

Michigan must have finally recovered from the Great Recession. Or at least, that's what the most recent marriage rate suggests. The numbers of marriages were at an all time low in 2009, during the worst of the recession, but have rebounded in 2014 to the highest level since 2006.

In divorce, consider the wishes of your child

Whether you're going through a divorce or a separation, the process of ending your relationship is probably going to be incredibly emotional for you and your spouse. But if you have children together, it's important to know that the process can be just as difficult for them too.

Detroit property proposed as autonomous vehicle testing site

The Willow River site, formerly the location of a Ford Motor Company WWII bomber plant and later a GM powertrain plant could become a center for testing driverless cars, with the hope of making Detroit and Michigan a center for the development of this new technology.

The three "feasances" and Flint's water contamination

Clean city water supplies have been one of the most significant public health advances of the last 100 years. The municipal water supplies and equally significantly, the water treatment plants have virtually eliminated many of the diseases of the 19th century that plague both urban and rural life.

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