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Happy 4th of July

Our office will be closed Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th for the Holiday. Have a safe and happy 4th of July.

Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys 2019 Conference

Attorney Ron VanderVeen spoke at the June 2019 joint educational meeting of Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys and the Michigan Public Law Group about initial responses to construction failures and resulting litigation. Mr. VanderVeen has significant experience in representing clients relating to construction contracts and construction related litigation. Special thanks to Vince Duckworth for doing a wonderful… continue reading

Promissory Notes Losing Value in Medicaid Planning

The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) that processes applications for those who need assistance paying for assisted living or nursing home care has changed the treatment of promissory notes. Formerly, Medicaid-compliant promissory notes were non-countable assets that did not really impact eligibility for benefits.  But now, promissory notes are always going to be:… continue reading