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Your right to know

November 14, 2019

Dirk Milliman Three Rivers Commercial News The Leaders of the Republican Caucus in the Michigan House of Representatives want to pull public notices from newspapers and allow governmental entities (cities, villages, township, counties, etc.) to satisfy notice ...

Local Voice: Keep eyes open to prevent financial scams against seniors

November 14, 2019

By Nicolas Camargo Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC While it is important to make sure our parents are well taken care of and healthy as they age, it is just as important to make sure that their financial affairs are in order. This also includes being on ...

My Turn: A once bright life that took a tragic turn

November 14, 2019

Last week, while rummaging through some files that were destined for the recycling bin, I came across a card that immediately gave me a heavy heart. It was written some 30 years ago by a then promising high school student who I helped mentor as he began working ...

Family Matters: Pregnant woman unjustly sentenced

November 14, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek In a unique case, the Michigan Court of Appeals recently reversed the Grand Traverse Circuit Court’s sentencing of Samantha Hughes in a July 9, 2019 ruling. Samantha was no stranger to legal trouble, and in the summer of 2018, ...

Alternatives to traditional divorce

November 14, 2019

Andrea Badalucco Foster Swift Collins &?Smith Is there a better way to divorce? Any sort of upheaval in your personal life, and potentially in your business life, is less than desirable. Are there solutions that provide a better alternative to divorce? Divorce ...

Hidden Lake Gardens is a tree-lined treasure

November 14, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief For those who have read “The Hidden Life of Trees,” an international bestseller by author Peter Wohlleben, a trip to Hidden Lake Gardens is a must if you want to understand “what they feel, how they ...