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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

Township Law Legal Update: New Cases on Ordin...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

When regulating property, townships face difficult decisions. Although townships may wish to rely on their police power to enact and enforce ordinances promoting the health, safety, and general welfare of their residents, they must be sure to do so without violating a citizen’s due process rights or other relevant law. Recently, the Michigan Court of Appeals has set forth a number of importa... Read more »

Franchise Law News

I am looking to purchase a franchise and the ...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

A “Financial Performance Representation” is a statement by the franchisor regarding how much a franchisee could make if the franchisee purchased the franchise.  The Federal Trade Commission Franchise Rule requires that if a franchisor is going to tell a franchisee how much the franchisee can make operating the franchise, the franchisor must disclose that in Item 19 of the Franchis... Read more »

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Faster and Less Expensive Ordinance Enforcement

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