COVID-19: How CARES Act helps small businesses

COVID-19: How the CARES Act helps small businesses MICHIGAN – March 31, 2020 — On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Trump. The CARES Act creates new federal Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs or amendments to existing […]

State and federal resources to help small business weather this COVID-19 storm

Randall & Sharan Levine State and federal resources are available to help small businesses weather this COVID-19 storm By: Randall and Sharan Levine Randalllevine@levine-levine.com SLevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN–March 24, 2020 — On  Monday, March 23, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend […]

Sharan Levine answers your estate planning questions amid the COVID-19 crisis

Sharan Levine Sharan Levine answers your estate planning questions amid the COVID-19 crisis By Sharan Levine SLevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – March 19, 2020 — In the wake of the global COVID-19 crisis, we have heard from many of our clients asking for guidance on a variety of matters, especially when it comes to estate planning.   […]

Michigan Supreme Court adopts new discovery rule for criminal cases in district court

Randall Levine Michigan Supreme Court adopts new discovery rule for criminal cases in district court By: Randall Levine Randalllevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – March 12, 2020 — The Michigan Supreme Court has adopted a rule which is likely to change the landscape for criminal defendants charged with misdemeanors and felonies before they are bound over to circuit […]

An amendment to the Michigan Marketable Record Title Act allows property owners to update property interests through March 2021

Sharan Levine An amendment to the Michigan Marketable Record Title Act allows property owners to update property interests through March 2021 By: Sharan Levine SLevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – March 9, 2020 — When Abe and Barbara bought their property in 1975, their deed included a parcel description, specifically referring to a certain set of restrictions in […]