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ADR SPOTLIGHT: Michigan Supreme Court streamlines process for parties working collaboratively in family law cases

February 22, 2019

By Lisa Taylor Taylor-Made Solutions PLLC For many years, the Supreme Court has been encouraging alternate dispute resolution for domestic relations cases, beginning with adoption of the mediation court rules 15 years ago, MCR 3.216, and continuing with its ...

COMMENTARY: Way forward -- Removing barriers to recovery from the grip of drug addiction

February 22, 2019

Members of the treatment team are pictured at 14-B District Court, Ypsilanti, one of the project partners. Pictured are (left to right) Teri Benedetti, product engineer, Court Innovations; Meghan M. O'Neil, research scholar, U-M Law; Judge Charles J. Pope, ...

TAKING STOCK: McDonald's and Verizon

February 22, 2019

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker thinks that the recent viral confrontation between a McDonald's customer and a McDonald's employee will be used as an excuse to cause large strikes at units all over the country, in which employees will demand higher wages, health ...

NERDWALLET: Five divorce mistakes that can cost you

February 22, 2019

By Liz Weston NerdWallet If you're getting a divorce , it pays to keep quiet on social media, says New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. Trashing a soon-to-be ex or boasting about your great new life can complicate divorce negotiations. One client's ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Sufficient affluence/sustainable economy (episode one)

February 22, 2019

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie G. Sase, copy editor William A. Gross, researcher “We should understand well that all things are the work of the Great Spirit. We should know the Great Spirit is within all things: the trees, ...

TAKING STOCK: CVS or Walgreens?

February 22, 2019

Dear Mr. Berko: I can't make up my mind whether to buy 500 shares of CVS or 500 shares of Walgreens. -PW, Wilmington, N.C. Dear PW: CVS, which stands for Consumer Value Stores, began life in 1963 as a health and beauty aids chain with $863,000 in revenues. ...