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Buying or Selling Real Estate: Think Beyond the Form

Real Estate

Thinking about buying a home?  Or perhaps you’re in the market for a new residence and are planning on selling your current home? Your home is one of the biggest purchases or sales you make in your lifetime.  However, when […]

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Using Website Terms and Conditions to Protect Your Business

Business Law

Terms and conditions for a website are an important legal document for any business. The terms and conditions constitute a license agreement spelling out the rights and obligations in connection with any person’s use of your business website. Despite the […]

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Digital Assets: Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning in the Age of Facebook, Twitter, and Cell Phones that are Minicomputers

Estate Planning

There have been many articles written, and will be many articles written, regarding estate planning in the age of digital assets.  Even the meaning of “digital assets” is being defined as we speak.  Just because this area of law is […]

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Michigan Real Estate Law: Should I Appeal My Property Tax Assessment?

Real Estate Tax Law

Time is of the Essence: Now is the time to decide whether to appeal your current residential or industrial/commercial property tax assessment. When you receive your assessment notice for your home or business, should you discuss it with a real […]

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Northwestern College Football Players File Suit for Unionization Rights

Employment Law

Although Seattle won the Super Bowl and Florida State is the new college football national champion, the college football players at Northwestern University continue playing, but this time on a different field – the courtroom. On Tuesday, January 28, 2014, […]

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Protecting your business’s name, logo, or tag line

Business Law

You can protect your business’s name, logo, or tag line by having Shinners & Cook file an application for a Federal Trademark or Services Mark (“Mark”) through the United States Patent and Trademark Office. You can register a name, “doing […]

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