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Ex-restaurant owner pleads guilty to fraud

September 1, 2015
The former owner of a restaurant in the region has pleaded guilty to fraud. Read More

How does a reverse mortgage work?

August 31, 2015
The majority of reverse mortgages are originated under the federally insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program, or HECM. Read More

Bar puts emphasis on marijuana

Michigan has the potential to lead the country in marijuana-related law.

August 28, 2015
A group of more than 50 attorneys with a stake in marijuana-related law will meet for the first time in October as a formal section of the State Bar of Michigan. Read More

Job prospects looking better for new law students

Decreasing enrollment over last five years has created more openings.

August 28, 2015
Students entering law school this fall might have the best job prospects seen in the profession in a number of years. Read More

Like hops or barley, profit must be ingredient for brewery success

August 28, 2015
Michigan’s booming craft brew industry doesn’t have a problem growing, but it may have a challenge growing profitably. Read More

Key issues for tenants when reviewing a commercial lease

August 28, 2015
Many commercial tenants think of a landlord lease as a standard "form" and focus only on the business terms contained in the lease, such as the rent, square footage, term, renewals and improvement allowance. Read More

Brewer responds to trademark tiff

August 26, 2015
A lakeshore brewery and its lawyer have sent their response to a cease-and-desist letter. Read More

Law firm partners with network of resolution centers

August 26, 2015
A law firm is partnering to provide pro bono services at dispute resolution centers across the state. Read More

Furniture maker sues to protect trademark

August 21, 2015
A West Michigan furniture manufacturer is taking legal action against a retailer to protect its trademark against unauthorized use. Read More

Credit union manager pleads guilty to embezzling

August 19, 2015
| By AP
A manager at a Muskegon County credit union has pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.9 million from its cash vault between 2001 and this year. Read More