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My Turn: July 4th holiday offered a special meaning in 2020

September 24, 2020

This year’s July 4th celebration – with a few inglorious exceptions – was muted by a virus that seems to have caught its second wind. Our nation’s 244th birthday would have coincided with the 98th for a man who embodied the ideals ...

Latest trend in executive compensation: To include diversity and inclusion or not?

September 24, 2020

Companies are increasingly tying executive compensation to diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives in an effort to increase female and minority representation among the workforce and management. Despite progress in recent years, an overwhelming majority ...

Get to Know: Julia Hlwya

September 24, 2020

Julie A. Hlywa is a family law and criminal defense attorney in Eastpointe in Macomb County.  She graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and language in 1998 and from the University of ...

My Turn: An 'invasion' some think is worth seeing

September 24, 2020

As summer slowly – ever so slowly – approaches in the world of COVID-19, so does my thought of ever becoming a grandparent. As the father of one unattached son, now in his late 30s, I have been told by friends that “grandchildren are the ...

Get to Know: Angela Medley

September 24, 2020

Angela M. Medley, honored by Super Lawyers for two consecutive years as a Rising Star, is a family law attorney and a partner with Polizzi & Medley Law in Mt. Clemens. The former district court prosecutor aids clients in a variety of matters, She is ...

Stimulus checks won't be in mail for those behind on child support

September 24, 2020

By Marie E. Matyjaszek The economic repercussions that have gone hand in hand with the COVID-19 pandemic are astounding, and Congress recently approved a $2.2 trillion relief package.  Part of that package is a cash stimulus, which provides Americans ...