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If you are kind and polite, the world will be right

May 21, 2018

Roy Sexton Kerr, Russell &?Weber My legal marketing buddy Nancy Myrland and I both love movies. Notably, we particularly love movies where kindness is prevalent and inclusive behaviors are modeled. At least that’s how I rationalize the fact that ...

Now is the time to take a stand for the rule of law

May 21, 2018

Hon. Michael Warren Oakland County Circuit Court On a daily basis we Americans take for granted a remarkable blessing – the rule of law. We believe that the law should govern – not the personal whims of those in power. We believe serious disputes ...

From the baseball diamond to a 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 ...

Considering 'civility' at mediation

May 21, 2018

Bill Caprathe What does being  “civil” mean generally, and at mediation? Webster defines “Civility” as “politeness - a civil or polite act or utterance.” “Polite” is defined as “having or showing cultured ...

The Tigers once proved to be just the ticket for fans

May 21, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Given the current plight of the team, it only seems like 50 years ago that the Tigers last captured the imagination of a city and a state. As expected, the 2018 edition of Detroit’s baseball club is producing a ...

The impact on employers of legalizing marijuana

May 21, 2018

Sarah Nirenberg Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy &?Pelton Michigan voters will likely have the opportunity to vote to legalize recreational use of marijuana on the statewide ballot in November 2018. If passed, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana ...