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Judge sentences man for gold fraud

August 19, 2014
| By AP
A man has been sentenced to prison for failing to file income tax returns and running a multi-year scheme involving the bogus recovery of overseas gold. Read More

Legal association launches chapter

August 18, 2014
A national legal association of mediators and arbitrators has launched a Michigan chapter with several charter members from the region. Read More

Collaborative divorce offers less adversarial approach to calling it quits

The ‘team’ consists of attorneys, psychologists, coaches and financial professionals.

August 15, 2014
Divorce is the worst. Read More

Businessman receives seven-year prison sentence for fraud

August 14, 2014
A businessman who defrauded his victims of $1.4 million has landed himself in prison for the next seven years. Read More

Seven women lawyers earn top honors

August 13, 2014
Michigan Lawyers Weekly named its “2014 Women in the Law” class this week, and seven of the honorees hail from West Michigan. Read More

Generic domain names pose threat

August 12, 2014
.com, .net, .org, and .gov have been a part of our online experiences for years now. Though we are familiar with existing Internet domains using these suffixes, the landscape is changing — and fast. Read More

New court focuses on getting homeless back on track

Social and legal services communities collaborate on program geared toward Heartside residents.

August 8, 2014
A group of social services organizations is teaming with a group of legal service providers to help the homeless population resolve legal issues that may serve as one of the barriers to getting their lives back on track. Read More

TBOH lends a helping hand to police

August 8, 2014
Holland residents can rest a bit easier now knowing that all Department of Public Safety police cruisers will soon be outfitted with portable defibrillators donated by The Bank of Holland. Read More

Suspect derails train cars

August 8, 2014
| By AP
Authorities are looking for a person who caused five freight cars to derail in the region. Read More

Voters approve business tax cut

August 6, 2014
| By AP
Michigan voters decided Tuesday to end a tax on manufacturing and small business equipment in a referendum that was pushed by Gov. Rick Snyder, who said scrapping the levy would encourage investment. Read More