Monthly Archives: September 2016

Attorney Crump-Gibson appointed to ICLE’s Probate and Estate Planning Advisory Board

The Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) is a jointly sponsored Institute of the University of Michigan, cosponsored by the State Bar of Michigan and all of Michigan‘s major law schools. ICLE is the leading provider of how-to solutions that harness the wisdom of Michigan’s leading practitioners. ICLE has established advisory boards concentrating on a

The “Z” Word

This week, we are re-sharing a VERY important tip on zoning. For those business owners starting out at home, looking to open a second or third location, transitioning from home-based to a store front- beware! Before you order equipment, sign that lease or purchase agreement, make sure you can operate your business where you intend

In or out? Testamentary Capacity and Wills

Testamentary Capacity. What does this mean? It’s really a legal way of saying “sound mind”. The issue arises often when individuals challenge a Will. The challenger will argue that the Testator (the person that made the Will) lacked sufficient testamentary capacity when making the Will; and thus, it should be deemed invalid. It is more

Staying on the straight and narrow: Tax-Exempt Organizations and Political Activity

We are knee-deep in election season! This is a stimulating time at the national, state and local levels as the November election is fast approaching. Soon, we will be heading to the polls to vote for school board members, judges, county clerks, state senators, congresspersons and President of the United States. Bearing that in mind,