COVID-19 and Risk Management: Being mindful of new business policies during a pandemic

Sharan Levine COVID-19 and Risk Management: Being mindful of new business policies during a pandemic By:  Sharan Levine SLevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – Sept. 9, 2020 — Since Michigan businesses have re-opened their doors to their employees, customers and clients while battling a global pandemic, you may have seen new risk management protocols and procedures in place to […]

COVID-19 and Michigan’s Work Share Program

Sharan Levine COVID-19 and Michigan’s Work Share Program: How to reap the benefits By:  Sharan Levine SLevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – May 26, 2020 — Perhaps you were successful in applying for and obtaining a PPP loan, or you benefitted from the community grants, or other state and federal options to keep your business afloat. You have successfully […]

COVID-19 and Notaries: In-person requirements for notaries temporarily suspended

COVID-19 and Notaries: Executive Order temporarily suspends in-person requirements for notaries in Michigan MICHIGAN – April 14, 2020 — Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order temporarily suspending the in-person requirement for notaries and the signing of documents.        The order, which went into effect April […]

COVID-19 and Zoom: Complying with Open Meetings Act and protecting against ‘Zoom bombers’

COVID-19 and Zoom: Complying with Open Meetings Act and protecting against ‘Zoom bombers’ By: Randall Levine Randalllevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – April 3, 2020 — WWMT Channel 3 in Kalamazoo recently ran a story about how government bodies are using video chat platforms, like Zoom, to conduct meetings during the nation’s COVID-19 crisis and still comply with […]

COVID-19 and domestic violence: How we can help during coronavirus crisis

Sarissa Montague COVID-19 and domestic violence: How we can help during coronavirus crisis By Sarissa Montague SarissaMontague@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – April 2, 2020 — Whoever could have imagined a time where we would be required to stay home, day in and day out, in order to protect the health of not only ourselves, but the community at […]

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.   […]