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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.

Upcoming Events

2018 Michigan Township Association Conference

Attorneys at Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC are presenting on a variety of municipal law-related topics at the 2018 Michigan Township Association Conference, to be held at Grand Traverse Resort in Acme Township on April 23-26, 2018. Learn More ›

Township Law E-Letter

Current Township Water & Sewer Issues

Monday, April 30, 2018

Townships frequently contract with cities and villages for water and sewer service. In some cases, cities and villages demand township residents pay substantially more for the same sewer and water service than city and village residents pay. Sometimes, cities and villages charge township residents twice as much as city or village residents. Discriminatory and excessive water and sewer rates violat... Read more »

Franchise Law News

A Franchisee employee’s posts are damaging ou...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

You are experiencing the “new frontier” of difficult business issues that society will have to deal with in the coming years.  What used to be spoken to a few people is now posted and broadcasted to thousands or millions of people on social media.  The advent of social media has significantly changed how people communicate. The speed at which current events unfold and the rap... Read more »

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Faster and Less Expensive Ordinance Enforcement

Faster and Less Expensive Ordinance Enforcement

Learn how to enforce ordinances cost-effectively.

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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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Understanding Overtime Rules

Understanding Overtime Rules

Find out how Michigan overtime rules have changed in 2017.

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Is Your Business Ready
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Get in-depth answers and advice on franchising your business.

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Bulletproof Your Zoning Decisions!

Bulletproof Your Zoning Decisions!

Make better zoning decisions that can withstand lawsuits.

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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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