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ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| May 18, 2015

This week’s question:  What is Friend of the Court? QUESTION:  I am thinking about filing for divorce from my wife.  I have 2 kids – 8 and 10.  I heard that I have to deal with Friend of the Court and that it is a total nightmare.  Do I have to deal with Friend of […]

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Dear Christine, Wondering in Wixom

Dear Christine, Wondering in Wixom

| May 18, 2015

Dear Christine, I’ve been dating this gal for 3 months now and though she seems to really like me, I’m wondering if it’s all physical. I know she is super attracted to me by the way she acts but when it comes to getting to know who I really am, I’m not sure she cares. […]

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“Too ugly to be cheerleaders.” Pitch Perfect 2 by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews)

“Too ugly to be cheerleaders.” Pitch Perfect 2 by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews)

| May 17, 2015

[Image Source: Wikipedia] Pitch Perfect 2 is … well … imperfect. Don’t get me wrong. It’s a fun film with a ton of great moments, all serviceably directed by cast member Elizabeth Banks, but with no discernible center to ground the hijinks. I have a theory that a box office souffle of a comedy should […]

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Weddings & More

Tux On Nine

Tux On Nine

| May 18, 2015

The tuxedo rose to popularity in the late 1800’s, it originated in Britain and came to popularity in America shortly after.  A tuxedo was seen as a sign of wealth and class, many well off men wore a suit during the day and changed into a tuxedo in the evening. Traditionally, tuxedos were black or […]

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Blumz by JRDesigns

Blumz by JRDesigns

| May 8, 2015

A wedding is one of the busiest and most exciting times in a person’s life. There’s a lot of planning to be done including choosing the venue, the dress, the tuxedos, the flowers, the table settings, the centerpieces, the music, the invitations and more. The wedding experts over at  Blumz by JRDesigns have over 30 […]

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With Legal Marriage, Comes Legal Responsibilities

With Legal Marriage, Comes Legal Responsibilities

| May 1, 2015

With Legal Marriage, Comes Legal Responsibilities With marriage equality on the horizon, LGBT couples have a number of important legal matters to consider before and after tying the knot.  Although a valid marriage license provides many legal benefits, all couples need to ensure their families and assets are protected.  The Shelton & Deon Law Group […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Reasons to Smile

Reasons to Smile

| May 18, 2015

Smiling Makes Us Attractive We are drawn to people who smile. There is an attraction factor. We want to know a smiling person and figure out what is so good. Frowns, scowls and grimaces all push people away — but a smile draws them in. Smiling Relieves Stress Stress can really show up in our […]

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Spring Musings by Christine Cantrell

Spring Musings by Christine Cantrell

| May 18, 2015

One of the things I love about gardening is that I am never alone. Of course, there are the neighbors: kids playing, lawn mowers whirring, blowers whining. But when all those human based noises are quiet, I hear the birds. As soon as dawn begins to break, the birds begin singing. To me, it’s like […]

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Genisys Credit Union

Genisys Credit Union

| May 17, 2015

Genisys Credit Union, which welcomes anyone who lives or works in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is ready to help its members improve their financial situation. Genisys provides all of the traditional financial services including home loans, auto loans, and additional retail financial services.  Genisys also offers twenty one local branches, 5,000 shared branches and […]

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Horoscope-Crossword & More

International Museum Day

International Museum Day

| May 18, 2015

International Museum Day Date When Celebrated: Always on May 18th International Museum Day is a good opportunity to visit, appreciate, and support your local museum. The goals of International Museum Day are to give museum professionals the opportunity to meet the public, and to make the public aware of challenges faced by museums. Each year, […]

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Daily Horoscope

Daily Horoscope

| November 2, 2014

  <a href=”http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/horoscope/”>Daily Horoscopes</a>Get your daily Horoscope!

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Daily Crossword Puzzle

Daily Crossword Puzzle

| October 31, 2014

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Spring Musings by Christine Cantrell

Spring Musings by Christine Cantrell

| May 11, 2015

I will sleep well tonight. I am physically exhausted, aching muscles, just out of a soothing Epsom salts’ bath. I dug up two bushes and replanted each where the other was. One was a large Oak Leaf Hydrangea, with wide reaching roots just under the grass, and the other was a Japanese Pier is, which […]

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ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| May 10, 2015

This week’s question: Can I be fired if my boss doesn’t like me?   QUESTION:  I heard through the grapevine that my boss does not like me and wants to get rid of me.  I don’t understand why he doesn’t like me.  I have never done anything to him. I come in and do my […]

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Dear Christine, Hoarder in Hamtramck?

Dear Christine, Hoarder in Hamtramck?

| May 10, 2015

Dear Christine, I don’t know what to do. My husband and I are moving to another city in a month, and I’m really trying to get the house packed up. But I’ve got so much stuff. Sometimes I worry that I might be a hoarder. I go into one room to begin packing, and a […]

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One of the most caring, loving things you can do for your family

One of the most caring, loving things you can do for your family

| May 10, 2015

One of the most caring, loving things you can do for your family is to leave detailed information so that they can make your funeral and burial service a personal tribute in keeping with your wishes. Making funeral and cemetery arrangements at the time of loss is extremely difficult for those left behind. When the […]

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5 Ways to be Happier in the Next 5 Minutes

5 Ways to be Happier in the Next 5 Minutes

| May 3, 2015

Happiness is a lifelong pursuit of meaning, purpose, and fulfillment. But while it could take years of persistence to deeply transform your life, there are scientifically-tested strategies that have been shown to provide an immediate happiness boost. Such activities provide a modest but lingering increase in happiness, but when practiced consistently over time, they become […]

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“How can humanity be saved if it doesn’t evolve?” Avengers: Age of Ultron by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews)

“How can humanity be saved if it doesn’t evolve?” Avengers: Age of Ultron by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews)

| May 3, 2015

[Image Source: Wikipedia] Avengers: Age of Ultron is all you might hope it should be. And that’s part of its problem. I feel in writing this review that I may as well be discussing a plate of really fabulous spaghetti: so much tasty sameness, so many empty carbs, no discernible beginning/middle/end, satisfying a craving that I […]

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ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.  Is my soon-to-be ex-wife entitled to part of my pension?

ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. Is my soon-to-be ex-wife entitled to part of my pension?

| May 3, 2015

This week’s question:  Is my soon-to-be ex-wife entitled to part of my pension?   QUESTION: My wife and I have been married for 10 years and are now going through a divorce.  I have been working at my company for 20 years and have a pension and a 401(k) plan through my employer.  My wife […]

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Dear Christine, Conflicted in Clinton Twp

Dear Christine, Conflicted in Clinton Twp

| May 3, 2015

Dear Christine, My partner is crazy excited about the idea that marriage may become totally legal soon in Michigan. He has been very active in supporting the fight both financially and going to all the rallies. We have never had a ceremony in our 24 years together.Wearesolid and we both know it. We have taken […]

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