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The law firm of Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC fulfills the needs of municipalities, franchised businesses, employers, and public utilities in Michigan. Our Municipal Law division represents more than 150 municipal authorities. Although based outside of Lansing, Michigan, we establish and represent business entities throughout Michigan.

Township Law E-Letter

Top Ten Questions Newly-Elected Officials Hav...

Friday, March 31, 2017

In November of last year, many new township board members joined the municipal community as supervisors, treasurers, clerks, and trustees. The duties and obligations of each elected office vary substantially. Even so, survey results and trending data from these new officials demonstrate a consistent interest in learning the basics in ten areas of township governance. This E-Letter addresses those ... Read more »

Franchise Law News

I run a pizza franchisor and recently found o...

Saturday, April 1, 2017

This is a much broader question than pizza cheese.  This is a question about the enforcement of brand standards, which is paramount to a franchise system.  The beauty of a franchise system is that when customers see the franchise brand, they immediately know what to expect.  When they see the “Golden Arches,” they expect hamburgers, Big Macs®, French fries, and milk ... Read more »

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Michigan Tax Tribunal Presentation

Michigan Tax Tribunal Policies & Procedures for Elected Officials

What Every Elected Official Needs to Know About Assessing

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Revisiting Big Box Stores: Tax Problems & Solutions for Townships

Learn How to Deal With Big Box Stores as a Township

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