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Michigan is abolishing dower rights for married women. Dower rights provided a safety net. Married women, and their husbands, may now need to take action. With dower, if a husband died owning real property titled in just his name, his widow got the right to income from that property for the balance of her life.… continue reading
LLCs are the most popular legal structure for businesses. They’re flexible, provide significant legal protection to the LLC members, and have less maintenance requirements than corporations. A separate, but related issue is how an LLC should be taxed. A growing number of LLCs are electing to be taxed as an S corporation. The main benefit… continue reading
The local economy remains very strong and businesses continue to grow. I find these are good times for business owners to determine whether they’re protected against risks that could cause major distress to their company. One of them is not having an ownership agreement (also known as a shareholder, buy-sell, or operating agreement) that adequately… continue reading