21st Jun 2023

a man driving with one hand while he is talking on the phone is now illegal so you must put your phone down while driving in Michigan

On June 7th, Governor Whitmer signed new legislation in Michigan regarding hands-free driving. Michigan is the 26th state to enact this hands-free distracted driving law. It has been illegal to text and drive in Michigan since 2010 and at that … more

2nd Jun 2023

a broken heart with two wedding bands on either side of it with words saying annulment vs. divorce, do you know the difference

Couples typically do not marry with the plan to separate at some point down the road. Marriage is wonderful, but there are instances where the marriage does not work out for couples and in that case, they would need to … more

25th May 2023

cloudy sky with a red flag stating Michigan red flag laws

On Monday, Governor Whitmer signed a new bill into law regarding “Red Flag” Gun Laws. Michigan is the 21st state to implement this type of law which are also sometimes referred to as extreme risk protection orders. The stated purpose … more

23rd May 2023

a stack of books with different titles stating environmental law, Michigan Supreme Court Cites Beier Howlett Attorney, and Beier Howlett

Beier Howlett lawyer Jeff Haynes was cited by a Michigan Supreme Court justice in a recently published dissenting opinion. In Lakeshore Group v. State of Michigan, 510 Mich 853 (2022), the court was considering whether or not to grant leave … more