Family Law Overview

Most people know to talk to a marriage counselor when they are having problems in their marriage, and a divorce attorney when they’ve decided to file for divorce.  However, Divorce is only one component of family law, and not all family law attorneys handle all aspects of family law in their practice.  Some attorneys handle […]

Meet Your Legal Resource: Lori T. Williams

After practicing law for 14 years, I saw a need to connect clients seeking legal services with the right legal professional.  I created Your Legal Resource in 2004 to fulfill that need and we’ve helped thousands of Metro Detroiters over the years. I’ve spoken to clients who are frustrated by searching online or through the […]

Tips for Finding the Right Attorney for You

Your Legal Resource takes the pain and expense out of searching for an attorney. After discussing what your legal needs are, we connect you with the right legal professional. There is no cost to the client to utilize our services, since we are paid a referral fee by the attorneys we recommend if you decide […]

Harsh Reality vs Desired Outcome: What Can Go Wrong With The Wrong Attorney

Imagine it is a weekday morning, about 8:00 a.m. and you just fought traffic and searched for a parking space. Then you walk several blocks into a large institutional looking building to wait in a long line with several other people. You are asked to remove your wallet, belt, pocket change, and anything else you […]

5 Reasons You Need A Business Attorney

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A business attorney is a type of specialized lawyer familiar with the rules and regulations associated with business, corporations, LLCs, and more. Here are 5 reason you need a business attorney if you are a business owner. Creating the Proper Structure For Your Business The proper formation and legal structure of your business is important […]

Top 10 Reasons to Seek Advice From a Lawyer

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While you may not need an attorney on full time basis, there are many times it would be good to seek advice from a lawyer. Below are the top 10 reasons: Need to Sign A Contract? You may want a Business Law Attorney or Corporate Law Attorney to review the terms, or draft the contract, […]

Non-English speaking persons gain greater access to Michigan Courts

New Court rules require all Michigan courts to provide foreign language interpreters to people with Limited English Proficiency. This applies to all areas of law and all languages spoken in Michigan. There will be a uniform standard(s) applied throughout all courts in the state. Anyone who needs an interpreter will receive one. Those who can’t afford an interpreter will be provided with one at no cost.

Have your legal documents kept up with your significant life events?

We all have significant “life events” that occur, but sometimes fail to take action to protect ourselves and our loved ones at those critical times. Financial Advisor Jeffrey W. Geralds of Mutual of Omaha reminds us of what those key life events might include and what we should do about them.

Why estate plans are still useful in light of tax law changes

I recently spoke with a financial advisor who pondered whether estate planning attorneys were still relevant in light of the tax law changes this year. For an estate under $5million, the planner felt that various financial products could adequately defer taxes and avoid probate. However, estate planning attorneys see the picture differently. Read on to learn the benefits of estate planning, beyond tax savings.

When reform means a loss of rights

What has been the result of medical malpractice reform? According to Jay Greene of Crain’s Detroit Business,after nearly two decades since the reform there is ample evidence that premium rates and lawsuits are down, but whether overall costs have been contained or public safety adequately protected is still in dispute between the medical profession and attorneys who represent medically injured parties.