Effective February 5, 2017, the Qualified Dispositions in Trusts Act was signed by Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder in December. Michigan now joins 16 other states in allowing Domestic Asset Protection Trusts (DAPTs).
DBusiness Magazine names fourteen Kotz Sangster attorneys as 2017 Top Lawyers.
Anthony Sciara, commercial lawyer and litigator, has authored an article discussing online service agreements for the November 2016 issue of Great Lakes Banker.
On the heels of its recent expansion in four Southwest communities, Kotz Sangster has opened an office in St. Joe and signed on four new attorneys to better serve clients in the region.
On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas granted an injunction halting the Department of Labor's new federal overtime rule scheduled to take effect on December 1st.
Estate planning and tax attorney David R. de Reyna served as a presenter for the annual Salvation Army “Estate Planning Seminar.”
Corporate attorney James Y. Stewart and Construction Law attorney Ed Boucher presented on the topic of “Corporate Succession Planning.” The seminar was held on October 19, 2016 at the Okemos, Michigan headquarters of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA).
Construction law attorney Ed Boucher served as moderator for an educational session with the American Institute of Architects / Huron Valley Chapter and the Washtenaw Contractors Association in Ann Arbor on October 12, 2016.
On September 28, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to delay by an additional six (6) months the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s controversial ruling on overtime pay regulations.
Attorney John Below obtained a Summary Disposition in Wayne County Circuit Court on behalf of The Salvation Army in consulting services collection case - no cause of action found.