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LEGAL PEOPLE

October 14, 2019

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that the editors of Michigan Super Lawyers 2019 have included two local members of the firm on the publication's annual list of the Top 100 practitioners in the State of Michigan. Bodman attorneys Ralph E. McDowell and ...

OFF THE PRESS

October 14, 2019

Just published by the American Bar Association, "Vacant and Problem Properties: A Guide to Legal Strategies and Remedies" provides an in-depth overview of the policy issues associated with vacant and problem properties, how to take action to revitalize ...

THE ECONOMIC BLUEPRINT: The season for self-reflection

October 14, 2019

One can never underestimate the ability to reflect and reset. Every year, a couple of my best friends and I go up to Northern Michigan for our annual “boys’ weekend,” which, for us, involves hiking a portion of the North County Trail, football, ...

COMMENTARY: What millennials should know about estate planning matters

October 14, 2019

By Janelle Haggadone and Rebecca K. Wrock If you read the title and thought, millennials and estate planning don't belong in the same sentence, you wouldn't be alone. After all, a common misconception is that estate planning is only for the ultra-wealthy, ...

NERDWALLET: Wake up to the truth about 'dream schools'

October 14, 2019

By Liz Weston NerdWallet The college admissions scandal - which recently led to a 14-day prison sentence for actress Felicity Huffman - exposed a group of wealthy parents' obsession with getting their kids into the "right" school. Prosecutors say ...

NERDWALLET: How to quit stalling and write your will

October 14, 2019

By Liz Weston NerdWallet You know you should have a will, but you keep stalling. No one likes to think about dying or about someone else raising their children. But if you get no further than scribbling notes or thinking about which lawyer to hire, you risk ...