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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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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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Cyberbullies Face Misdemeanor Charges, Fines, and Jail Time if Caught in Michigan

If you use an electronic device to bully someone in Michigan, you could face misdemeanor charges. Read More
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Sixth Circuit Holds That Limiting Discussion at Public Meetings to Relevant Issues and Removing Disruptive Audience Does Not Violate Constitution

O’Reilly Rancilio attorneys Marc Kaszubski and Nathan Petrusak successfully defended the City of Sterling Heights in a federal court challenge involving the Open Meetings Act. The case (Youkhanna, et al. v. City of Sterling Heights, et al. No. 18-1… Read More
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5G Wireless Connectivity Will Come at a Steep Price for Most Communities

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) updated its infrastructure policy to encourage the private sector to invest in 5G networks. Local community officials believe the regulatory process is important, and the FCC is taking away local control. Read More
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U.S. Court of Appeals Rules that Government Officials Who Ban or Block Users Violate the First Amendment

Government officials and their followers who use social media platforms to communicate should pay attention to a recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling. The court ruled that government officials who ban or block users violate the First Amendment. Read More
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Changes in Michigan’s Fireworks Law for 2019

This Fourth of July in Michigan, tens of thousands of residents will likely gather with friends and family to celebrate the holiday, grill hotdogs, and of course, watch fireworks displays. Read More
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Michigan Vehicle Code Authorizes Charitable and Civic Solicitations in Roadway Intersections

By Donald P. DeNault, Jr. On July 27th, Governor Rick Snyder signed Public Act 112, which amends the Michigan Vehicle Code to allow soliciting in public roadway intersections by charitable and civic organizations that qualify as 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4… Read More
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Press Room

Jun
17
John Nitz, a founding member of O’Reilly Rancilio P.C. and a lifelong Macomb County resident, was recently named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class… Read More
Apr
17
Congratulations to O’Reilly Rancilio attorney Sharon DeWaele-Persichini, who was appointed Richmond Township attorney by the Board of Trustees at the April 7, 2020… Read More
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Jul
1
The U.S. House & Senate Senate passed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), giving small business owners an additional five weeks to apply for a… Read More
Jun
22
Last week the Small Business Administration (SBA) released significant guidance governing the forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, and the release… Read More
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