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May 21, 2018

Troy law firm of Fabrizio & Brook PC is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Larry E. Powe to its team of full legal services to mortgage industry professionals, including loss mitigation, residential and commercial foreclosure, REO, evictions, ...

COMMENTARY: National Drug Court Month offers opportunities for help, hope

May 21, 2018

By Melissa Fitzgerald A courtroom is not a place where you would expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it is drug court. This May, over 3,000 drug courts and other treatment courts nationwide will celebrate National Drug ...

COMMENTARY: From the baseball diamond to the love triangle for Tigers star

May 21, 2018

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Money is often the most fought about issue in family law. Personally, I find it easier to settle custody and parenting time cases because parties tend to be more flexible about those concerns. It's not uncommon to have an agreement ...

TAKING STOCK: Bamboo and recessions

May 21, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: I've been offered an opportunity to invest $125,000 in a Florida bamboo farm. Please tell me what you know about this industry. Also, could you give me your best estimate about when the next recession will be? -WB, Destin, Fla. Dear WB: In ...

EXPERT WITNESS: In criminal court, you must get real

May 21, 2018

By Michael G. Brock I recently received a request from another state to serve as an expert witness on a CSC case. I had worked with this attorney before and my feeling was that he did not have the level of investment necessary to do justice to our clients. ...

NERDWALLET: Three ways parents can help grown kids own a home

May 21, 2018

By Marilyn Lewis NerdWallet When responsible first-time homebuyers need help buying a home, the family bank sometimes can lend a hand. Younger homebuyers face a mountain of obstacles, including rising home prices and interest rates, too few homes for sale ...