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Amended Law Provides for Reduced Penalties for Noncertified School Staff

School districts whose employees do not comply with state certification and credentialing requirements for teaching, counseling, or serving as a substitute teacher face lesser penalties due to a newer law. Last month, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed SB… Read More
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Law Provides Rental Property Owners More Flexibility When Transferring Ownership

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently signed Michigan Senate Bill 16 into law, which reforms the Housing Law of Michigan to provide that transfer of rental property between two entities under common ownership or control is not a change of ownership unless t… Read More
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O’Reilly Rancilio Attorneys Offer Guidance on 2021 Reform Legislation

Late last year, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed dozens of criminal justice reform bills into law with the intent of widening jail alternatives and removing obstacles after incarceration. The sweeping reform affects the way people interact with… Read More
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Read all of the Return to School Safe Start Plans for Macomb County Schools

Macomb County school districts have adopted their Return to Learn School Plans for the 2020-2021 school year, which begins this week for some and next week for many others. Below are the plans for the Macomb County school districts. Anchor Bay – wi… Read More
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New Law Helps Bridge Gap Between Law Enforcement and Those Who Have Difficulty Communicating

Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently signed a bill into law which helps bridge the communications gap between law enforcement and those who have difficulty communicating. House Bill 5541 and Senate Bills 278 and 279 together allow an individual applyin… Read More
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Financial Support Allocated to Help School Districts Weather Economic Impact of COVID-19

On June 30, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the MI Safe Schools Return to Learn School Roadmap, a guide that helps districts create plans for in-person learning in the fall. The Roadmap outlines the safety protocols for schools to implement in eac… Read More
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Important CDC School Reopening Recommendations Are Worth Reading

Why you should read the Centers for Disease Control school reopening recommendations for yourself and not rely on paraphrased social media posts for important recommendations. Read More
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What is the Federal FOIA and Why is it Important?

The federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), enacted in 1966, was the first law that gave Americans the right to access the records of federal agencies. What is the federal FOIA and why is it important? Why would someone make a federal FOIA request… Read More
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Is It Against The Law To Skip the U.S. Census?

By now, some of you have already received notice from the United States Census Bureau requesting that you take the time to answer their questions. If you haven’t yet received anything, expect a packet soon. The Census Bureau projects that every U.S… Read More
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Categories: Municipal

Know Your Rights and Liabilities When Using Dog Parks

For pet owners, dog parks are a welcome reprieve from leashes, fenced-in yards, and kennels. Dog parks, or off-leash areas, are designated (and typically enclosed) spaces where pets socialize and exercise. There are already several dog parks open in… Read More
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Apr
12
O’Reilly Rancilio attorney Lawrence “Larry” Scott, of Harrison Township, was recently named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2021. The awar… Read More
Feb
2
O’Reilly Rancilio is pleased to announce that Jim Sarconi, an equity shareholder, has joined the firm’s Board of Directors and Keith Jablonski is now an equity s… Read More
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Jun
15
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has withdrawn its “Independent Contractor Rule,” which was set to go into effect on May 6, 2021. The rule was put in place to… Read More
Jun
12
In 2020 Americans sent 2.1 trillion text messages, according to CTIA, the wireless industry’s trade association. More business owners also utilize text messaging a… Read More
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