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Webinar: School is in – What are we going to do?

We are getting an abundance of great feedback from our fall school year webinar hosted by Terrence Quinn, President of The TGQ Law Firm. This webinar on Thursday August 13 featured  a panel of education experts to discuss the upcoming school year starting during a pandemic.… Read more

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Incorporation is half the work: Why you must keep your business in good standing

For various reasons, you may have chosen to incorporate your business (for a survey of available business forms, please have a look at this previous article). Your work does not, however, stop at incorporation. You must keep your business in good standing.… Read more

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Webinar: Every Business Needs an Accountant. Here’s Why!

Today’s webinar, “Every Business Needs an Accountant. Here’s Why” was a great conversation with invaluable tips and insights from our expert panelists: Ckera D. Goff, CPA, Curtis Meekins,  MBA, Itika Watkins, MBA – some of the best in the business! In case you missed it,  you can view the video recording below.… Read more

contracts

Small businesses need written contracts, always.

In the past, you may have entered into an agreement for a family friend to supply some essential items for your business. You shook hands on it, and as agreed, they delivered! That’s fine, right? No, it is not.
There are many possible scenarios in which that agreement would not have been honored and you would have been stuck with very few legal options.… Read more

Common Quarrels in Probate Proceedings: What you should know

Losing a relative and dealing with family conflict can be emotionally and financially draining. It is to forestall the possibility of internal squabbles after their passing that clients are advised to put in place a ‘quarrel-proof’ estate plan.

But, let’s say that this is no longer possible as your relative has passed and there is intra-family conflict over asset distribution. … Read more

probate

Who has the right to open a probate case?

The question in the title of this article is a bit presumptive.  Considering whether probate is even required in the first place is perhaps a better starting point. Probate refers to the administration of the estate of a decedent (deceased person) by a personal representative (PR) under the jurisdiction of one of Michigan’s county probate courts.… Read more