On November 6, 2018, Michigan voters approved a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana use across the state. The first provisions of the law are now in effect, however there are some important details you need to know before you light up if you want to avoid criminal marijuana charges.
A motorcycle accident can cause serious injury – they can even be fatal. The injuries that occur when a rider meets the road can add up to thousands or even millions of dollars in medical bills, lost wages, and replacement services. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to insurance benefits to cover your […]
Knowing what you want to happen with your business after you leave is a great first step. However, there are several challenges to creating a robust business succession plan that many entrepreneurs fail to consider until the moment of transition.
You have split from your partner and filed for child custody, either as part of a divorce or as its own action. How can you tell if your children will live with you or your former spouse? How do Michigan courts decide who gets child custody?
When you are seriously injured on someone else’s property, a landowner negligence lawsuit may be the best way to be compensated for those injuries. Figuring out who to sue – the landlord or the tenant – can be troublesome. If you sue the wrong party, you could end up having your case dismissed.
When you have been charged with criminal sexual conduct, a plea agreement can seem like the only way to avoid a lengthy sentence. Before you get too excited about early release, be sure you understand the potential consequences of probation and parole violations, which sex offenders, can include SORA charges for failure to register.
When you are starting a new business, every day brings too many questions and not enough answers. Sometimes you just need a short answer to your top business start-up questions put you on the right path, keep you moving forward, and know when to visit your business lawyer’s office.
Filing for divorce can be intimidating. It represents one of the biggest changes you can make to your life: parting ways with a spouse you can no longer live with. However, for many Michigan residents, the process of divorce is as big a mystery as what they will do once the judgment is entered.
When a construction crew takes over your workplace, or your home, who is responsible for injuries caused by dangers on the worksite? Should you sue contractors for worksite injuries under premises liability law, or is the landowner responsible for the work of their contractors?
Over the last few years, identity theft has been big news. Everyone from your neighbor to large corporations, even the federal government, has had confidential information stolen by thieves online. However, hacking isn’t the only thing that counts as identity theft in Michigan criminal court. Find out what identity theft is, and what penalties you […]