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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| August 20, 2018

WHAT’S IN A NAME? ETHNIC NAMES CAN COST APPLICANTS A JOB QUESTION: I am a highly qualified, intelligent woman with a degree from a first-class public university. My friends, with similar backgrounds and resumes, have all found jobs. I can’t even get an interview. I think the reason could be my name – my family […]

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Dear Christine, Drinking in Detroit

Dear Christine, Drinking in Detroit

| August 20, 2018

Dear Christine, How do I know if I’m drinking too much? My husband told me last night that he believes I’m an alcoholic. I don’t think so even though my drinking has increased over the last year. I’ve started working as a bar tender Friday and Saturday nights at a local bar so I wind […]

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Reflections Extreme Clean, Residential & Commercial Cleaning

Reflections Extreme Clean, Residential & Commercial Cleaning

| August 20, 2018

Reliable and Trustworthy Cleaning Service When you live a busy life, it is hard to find the time to organize and tidy your home or office space. You can rely on us at Reflections Extreme Clean to take care of your cleaning needs so that you may focus on the things that are important to […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party

Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party

| August 13, 2018

Save the date! Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party Friday, October 12, 2018 from 7:30-11:00pmHeld at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut St., Bowling Green, OH 43402 $12/person at the door Women only; singles and couples welcomed. We have a beautiful facility with a large dance floor and an awesome DJ! Join us for a fun night with DJ Amy spinning the tunes and taking […]

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Join Sing Out Detroit!

Join Sing Out Detroit!

| May 14, 2018

We Audition in August & September for fall concert & December and January for Spring concert Contact us for an appointment! If you like to sing, join us!  Our membership is made up of all ability levels. You will need to schedule a time to meet with our director to determine your vocal range and ability to […]

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Campit Women’s Kayak Weekend

Campit Women’s Kayak Weekend

| May 7, 2018

E-mail us at: reservations@campitresort.com Call Toll Free (877) CAMPIT-1 (226-7481) To reach the check-in office: (269) 543-4335

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Tour de Nasty -September 15

Tour de Nasty -September 15

| June 25, 2018

September 15- Tour de Nasty– Three Parks We are skipping tour de Droit this year– From I-94 exit 192 Haggerty Rd. and go south. Haggerty becomes S. Metro Pkwy, dead ends in park. Meet at 2nd lot on right about 1 .5 miles into park – Tulip Tree picnic area. Lunch stop at McNasty’s (good burgers and […]

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What to Do After a DUI Stop?

What to Do After a DUI Stop?

| May 14, 2018

What to Do After a DUI Stop? Call Gary Wilson, Esq., Immediately! What to Do After a DUI Stop? Call Gary Wilson, Esq., Immediately! The Michigan DUI laws are some of the strictest in the country, so if you’ve been pulled over for a DUI stop, and are subsequently arrested, call Gary Wilson, Esq., to […]

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Spa Services at Terme Day Spa

Spa Services at Terme Day Spa

| February 20, 2018

Dead Sea Mud Wrap Dead Sea mud is known around the world for its healing properties. This enriching wrap is designed to hydrate and replace minerals in the skin. Excellent for dry skin, especially eczema, psoriasis, and common scalp conditions. $70   French Algae Wrap Brown sea algae found off the coast of France is […]

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Articles & More Events

Summer’s End WOA Dance

Summer’s End WOA Dance

| April 8, 2018

Come join Women Out And About for a fun night of music and dancing at The Dance Scene in Centerline. We have the venue all to ourselves for the evening. You can bring in your own drinks and snacks and DJ will be spinning your favorite dance tunes. August 25 7pm to 8pm FREE Dance […]

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Series on pet care and pet health

Series on pet care and pet health

| October 30, 2017

Premier Pet Supply 248-647-4310 Come join us for March Pet Wellness Night! Samantha’s seminar will be on preventable diseases that we did not have time for last month. Kidney disease, bladder issues, gut issues, and many more! Giveaways, samples, raffles prizes, refreshments, and lots of learning! Pets welcome 🙂 PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT WITH ALL […]

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Learn Ballroom Dancing

Learn Ballroom Dancing

| October 1, 2017

Looking for a fun and friendly place to learn ballroom dancing? Friday nights are Dance Party night at the Dance Scene in Centerline! All are welcome – singles, partners, LGBT and Allies. For $15 per person, you’ll get both a group lesson (8pm) and entrance to the party afterwards (9-11pm) where light refreshments are served. ($10 […]

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2018 Get Out Bike Schedule

2018 Get Out Bike Schedule

| January 30, 2018

THIS BIKE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE! IN CASE OF RAIN, BAD WEATHER OR FOR FURTHER DIRECTIONS: Linda Brincat, 248-943-2411  Email Me Here! Note: Rides are on different days and different times. Please check or feel free to call! 2018 Ride Schedule-Tentative April 28 – Howards Ride – Family and friends with help from Friends of […]

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Campit Weekends at a Glance

Campit Weekends at a Glance

| January 30, 2018

Make Reservations-Click Here 4/13 – 15 Seasonal Appreciation 4/20 – 22 Opening Weekend 4/27 – 29 Spring Volunteer 5/4 – 6 Glitz & Glamour/Casino/20’s 5/11 – 13 Latin Weekend 5/18 – 20 Showtime Weekend 5/25 – 27 Memorial Day 6/1 – 03 Go Girl! Saugatuck 6/1 – 03 DILF Party 6/8 – 10 Mr. Campit […]

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Organic Soaps and other Products for Valentine’s Day Giving!

Organic Soaps and other Products for Valentine’s Day Giving!

| November 30, 2017

Shop Mid-Michigan Soaps for your holiday giving Coconut oil, used in all Mid-Michigan products, is a powerful oil with many benefits including: Anti-fungal properties Anti-microbial properties Keeps skin’s connective tissues strong therefore reducing wrinkles Hydrating properties that help keep the skin glowing As a soap, it has additional benefits: It is thoroughly cleansing Makes a very hard bar of soap […]

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Other Recent Posts

Are wedding bells in your future?

Are wedding bells in your future?

| February 28, 2016 | Reply

Are wedding bells in your future? If you plan to get married, please check out our list of LGBT and ally highly recommended wedding vendors.  Why leave things to chance?  Call on the experts to make your wedding day be a memory you’ll never forget!   Attorney – Shelton Deon Law Group Banquet Hall – […]

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Dear Christine, Choices in Clinton Twp.

Dear Christine, Choices in Clinton Twp.

| July 30, 2018

Dear Christine, I am having trouble making a decision. I moved to Michigan 3 years ago and have since met a wonderful woman who I have been living with for the last year. I have been missing, my home, family and friends back in New York though and now I have an opportunity to move […]

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TRUMP NOMINEES TO THE SUPREME COURT SIGNIFY BIG CHANGES TO EXISTING AND DEVELOPING LAW

TRUMP NOMINEES TO THE SUPREME COURT SIGNIFY BIG CHANGES TO EXISTING AND DEVELOPING LAW

| July 28, 2018

SPECIAL EDITION OF: ASK THE LAWYER By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. Attorney and Counselor at Law GWINN LEGAL PLLC 901 Wilshire Drive, Suite 550 Troy, MI 48084 (248) 247-3300 (248) 247-3310 facsimile daniel@gwinnlegal.com www.gwinnlegal.com   WHAT HAPPENS TO SUPREME COURT DECISIONS ON ABORTION, LGBT RIGHTS AND OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES AS THE SUPREME […]

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Ask The Lawyer, MAY I SMOKE POT AT WORK IF MARIHUANA IS LEGALIZED?

Ask The Lawyer, MAY I SMOKE POT AT WORK IF MARIHUANA IS LEGALIZED?

| July 23, 2018

MAY I SMOKE POT AT WORK IF MARIHUANA IS LEGALIZED? QUESTION: If the ballot proposal to legalize marihuana passes in November, will I be able to smoke pot on my break at work? ANSWER: No – unless your employer is OK with pot use at work, which is highly unlikely. The ballot initiative, which would […]

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Dear Christine, Falling Short of Love in Livonia

Dear Christine, Falling Short of Love in Livonia

| July 23, 2018

Dear Christine, I have been involved in a gay relationship for four years. For the past few months times have been tough, though somehow we got through them. A year ago my partner’s father died and left her with nothing. Her mother put up the money on a house and moved in with us. This […]

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The Dahlias Present: RIDE FOR PRIDE

The Dahlias Present: RIDE FOR PRIDE

| July 16, 2018

Sunday, August 26th we will be having a ride to raise money and awareness for the Ruth Ellis center. Your ticket purchase and 100% of all proceeds will be donated to the Ruth Ellis Center. Named after prominent Detroit-area LGBTQ activist Ruth Ellis, the Center has been providing safety-net and healthcare services, family preservation programming, […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 15, 2018

STAFFING AGENCY MISCOUNTS ITS WORKERS, VIOLATES FMLA QUESTION: I’ve been working as an analyst at a tech company for just over a year, but I was hired by a staffing agency, which also issues my paychecks. My wife has cancer and is going to start chemotherapy soon; so, I asked for six weeks off so […]

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Dear Christine, Damaged Goods Downriver

Dear Christine, Damaged Goods Downriver

| July 15, 2018

Dear Christine, I am a 28-year-old gay man. I came out when I was 18 and since then I’ve enjoyed a healthy, active dating life. I’ve always been comfortable with my sexuality. Three months ago, however, I tested HIV-positive and since then feel like I have to come out all over again. I haven’t been […]

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Dear Christine, A Reader in Rochester

Dear Christine, A Reader in Rochester

| July 9, 2018

Hi Dr. Christine, My partner and I have been together 19 years and overall we’re both happy together. Lately, though, I noticed she is asking me to pay the utility bills she always pays, saying she has no money. I pay a set, agreed upon amount for rent and living expenses, and we both do […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 9, 2018

LAWS THAT ‘POSSIBLY’ HARM WORKERS’ RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ARE OK: ACTUAL HARM NOW REQUIRED QUESTION: I heard that the National Labor Relations Board has some new rules on what’s OK to put in an Employee Handbook. I am an employer; is this anything I should worry about? ANSWER: Good question! At Gwinn Legal, we make […]

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Dear Christine, Snooping in Southfield

Dear Christine, Snooping in Southfield

| July 2, 2018

Dear Christine,  I think my girlfriend is cheating on me. We have been together for 4 months, and everything is going well. But sometimes when I’m on her computer, girls message her about the great time that they had the night before, when it was supposed to be our apart night. I can’t help but […]

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