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  • Distracted Driving Is on the Rise: Protect Yourself Have you seen all the headlines recently about one-car accidents where the driver goes into a ditch or hits a tree? In many of those instances, distracted driving is to blame. In fact, driver inattention is the leading factor in most crashes and near-crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to the …
  • 7 Summer Activities to Enjoy on or Near Water We are blessed to live in a state that offers many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. With four seasons, there is definitely something for everyone. Summer is a time to get out outside, soak up some sun and have fun. Most people want to enjoy the water, whether it’s actually getting in it, being on …
  • Whether You Should Talk to Your Kids About Custody By Sara Sastamoinen I don’t suggest that parents initiate with their children a conversation regarding their preference about where to live and when they should spend time with each parent. If children express their unsolicited opinion or want to talk about it, as their parent, you can acknowledge their opinion and leave the conversation open …
  • 6 Things to Consider in a Wrongful Death Case It’s not something you even want to imagine. You never want to think about someone you love getting injured, let alone dying in a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, we can’t control all the conditions that could result in a life-changing event happening to a loved one. A variety of situations present themselves when someone dies. …
  • Injured in an accident? Five Things You Should Do Right Away So, what should you do if you, or a loved one, was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident? First, do everything possible to get better. Make sure you take care of yourself. Do everything your doctor has told you to do to recover as quickly as possible. Make sure to make all of your …
  • Prenuptial Agreements: What You Can, Cannot Do!   In 1981, the Michigan Legislature adopted a statute allowing for prenuptial agreements. The statute stated, “a contract relating to property made between persons in contemplation of marriage shall remain in full force after the marriage takes place.” (MCL 557.28) That being said, for many years the Michigan judiciary did not permit premarital agreements to …
  • 10 Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer The Fourth of July brings the first big travel weekend of the summer, and usually one spent out in the sun and sand. As the season kicks off, we want to share some tips on how to protect yourself and your family. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy your time together and not have …
  • Look Forward to Jury Duty You open the mail, and there’s a summons requiring you to appear for federal or state jury duty. Regardless of the date, it’s found to be an inconvenience because someone else is now in control of your life. We all have commitments, we all have plans. But, as part of our American judicial system, you …
  • We All Need to Think More and Google Less Today, most people under 30 have no clue what it means to go to the library and research an issue, examine a treatise on a subject, or spend time “connecting the dots,” to independently formulate a “new idea.” It seems that deductive reasoning has been replaced by reliance on what other’s think (whomever they are) …
  • Defining 10 Commonly Used Legal Terms Unless you work in the legal profession, or watch a lot of legal dramas on TV, you probably aren’t too familiar with some of the terms that are used. Law offices and courtrooms have their own language, and not all of us understand the terminology. Some of the words may sound familiar, but could have …
  • 3 Quick Tips for a Good Credit Score After Divorce You may have heard that a divorce can damage your credit score. The divorce itself doesn’t influence your credit score, but actions that you and/or your ex-spouse take can have a negative impact. Here are three quick tips to keeping your credit score healthy after a divorce: 1. Remove former spouse as an authorized user …
  • Ward Off Alzheimer's With Brewed Tea Did you know death rates from Alzheimer’s have increased 55 percent in the last two decades? According to Dr. David Williams, many of these deaths come at home, since care facilities are becoming overwhelmed and are asking family members to act as caregivers. Luckily, a new study has found an easy way to try and …

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