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CYBERSPACE SIGHTING: Firm launches new Michigan Senior Law Blog

October 24, 2014

By 2030, 19 percent of the U.S. population will be age 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Foster Swift elder law attorney, Norman E. Richards (“Gene”), has launched a new Michigan Senior Law Blog that addresses common questions about ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

October 24, 2014

 Oakland County Circuit Court Judge James Alexander has been elected chair of the State Bar Judicial Council for the 2014-2015 bar year.  The Judicial Council consists of representatives of the three judicial associations:  District Judges Association; ...

COMMENTARY: Business courts are taking care of business

October 24, 2014

By Daniel P. Ryan The concept and necessity of a specialized business court docket to handle complex commercial litigation in an expeditious manner has been contemplated for more than a decade. It was Gov. Snyder, however, who most recently requested that ...

ESTATE STRATEGIES: Planning for the funding of a child's or grandchild's college education

October 24, 2014

By Mark Kellogg As the cost of college tuition continues to climb at significant rates, one of the biggest financial challenges facing parents today is saving for a child’s college education.  In the event that parents or even grandparents have ...

EXPERT WITNESS - Internet Marketing: An Introduction for attorneys and other professional practitioners (part 2)

October 24, 2014

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, Senior Editor Julie G. Sase, Copyeditor “Google’s algorithm changes are designed to emphasize quality websites while pushing down, in search results, low-quality sites.” —Melih Oztalay, “SEO: ...

EXPERT WITNESS - Substance use evaluations: Reviewing the process

October 24, 2014

By Michael G. Brock My daughter recently asked me what steps a person would go through to get their license back.  It seemed she needed the information for a project she is working on.  I sent her this review of the current process.  The information ...