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Coronavirus Impact: Cancelled Events and Contract Breaches

  • March 24, 2020
  • by Adel Nucho

With the implementation of Governor Whitmer’s order prohibiting events of more than 50 people in a single indoor shared space (like a hall, auditorium, stadium, theater, concert venue, etc.), and the more recent stay at home order, many events were and are yet to be […]

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COVID-19 “Stay-Home” Executive Order: Determining Exemptions

  • March 24, 2020
  • by Alex Reuter

Information on symptoms, mortality, risk factors, politics, and many other factors circulate the internet. State and local governments adapt to the changing situation at different paces, and you hear about the possibility of an executive order. As an employer, or an employee, you may find […]

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Coronavirus Impact: Families First Coronavirus Response Act Increases Duties of Employers

  • March 24, 2020
  • by Zana Tomich

Last week, the President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) in response to COVID-19.  The Act implements three parts: The Emergency Family Medical Leave Act, Paid Leave Act, and Tax Credits for Employers providing such leave.  These take effect April […]

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Selling the Successful Small Business: 7 Things To Do To Prepare For The Sale

  • December 17, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

As a small business owner and business lawyer at Dalton & Tomich, PLC, I can attest that owning and running a small business is not for the faint at heart.  Selling one isn’t either. Selling a small business is not something one can do on […]

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Do You Have All the Right Documents for Your Business? Are They All Up-to-Date?

  • November 13, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

Business documents matter! Do you have all of the documents you should and have they been updated in the last three years? Detroit business attorney Zana Tomich discusses the importance of all of the following in this video: Articles of Incorporation or Organization Bylaws Operating […]

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Does Your Family Business Have a Succession Plan? It Should

  • November 13, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

Every family business needs a succession plan. Why? As Detroit-based business attorney Zana Tomich explains in this video, the succession plan is crucial to a family business’ ability to succeed in the future and thrive beyond the current generation. Overlooking the succession plan is one […]

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Does Your Business Need a Buy Sell Agreement?

  • November 13, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

 Does your business need a Buy Sell Agreement? Unless it is a sole proprietorship, yes, you do need a Buy Sell Agreement. As Detroit-based business attorney Zana Tomich explains in this video, the Buy Sell Agreement is vital to protect the interests of business […]

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Lease Negotiation Tip: Don’t Overlook the Letter of Intent

  • November 13, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

The number one lease negotiation issue Detroit-based business attorney Zana Tomich sees clients run into is the lease letter of intent or LOI. It can be just as important as the lease itself and often dictates the terms of the lease. As Zana explains in […]

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Selling a Small Business: 7 Tips for a Successful Sale

  • November 13, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

 If you’re interested in selling a Detroit small business or a closely held operation based elsewhere in Michigan, you know that it’s not something you can do on the open market. Finding an interested buyer for your small business is half the battle. The […]

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Coming to America (and Starting a Business)

  • November 13, 2019
  • by Zana Tomich

With Detroit serving as a border crossing into Canada, I receive a lot of inquiries from persons out of the country trying to do business in the U.S., and specifically in Michigan.  The first question that arises is whether a Canadian (or a foreign national/non-citizen) […]

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The business and employment attorneys of Dalton & Tomich take your business just as seriously as you do. Lead attorney Zana Tomich is trusted by closely held family businesses and others across Michigan as an invaluable partner and counselor. We guarantee all your calls and emails will be returned within one business day so you can focus on what you do best: running your business.