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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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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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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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