Safety During the Holidays

During the holidays, travel becomes a big topic and if you’re not careful you can end up with legal trouble. Attorney Patrick Cherry shares some ways you can travel safely in this Legal Minute.


Medical Marijuana Regulations

Medical Marijuana is the only legalized form in Michigan, however it comes with many laws and regulations that must be followed otherwise you can end up with legal punishments. Attorney Patrick Cherry helps define the law and how to stay within its boundaries.


The Process of Changing Child Custody

One of the most common topics in Family Law is child custody, but when the child chooses to live with the other parent, it isn’t as simple as telling the judge, a process must be followed. Wendy Divozzo, Family Law Attorney tells us more about this process.


Consequences of Domestic Violence

In Michigan, Domestic Violence is considered a Misdemeanor, that can result in jail time and/or a fine, but repeated offenses can be considered a felony with a more severe punishment. Civil and Criminal Trial Attorney Patrick Cherry tells us more about the lingering effects in this Legal Minute.


Designated Caregiver Act (CARE Act)

If you or a loved one have ever had to coordinate healthcare following a hospital discharge, you know how confusing and disjointed medical care can be. The transition from the hospital to a rehabilitation center or other care setting is a sensitive time. Medical orders can be dropped. Recommendations can be forgotten or improperly implemented. […]


Car Insurance Clarification

Sometimes what we see on TV and what is actually on our car insurance policies can be misleading and knowing what terms on your Declaratory page mean, can help clear up some confusion. Attorney Roger Wotila will help clear up what many of those terms mean in this Legal Minute.


Jason Elmore Named “Person of the Week”

Attorney Jason Elmore was named “Person of the Week” by MI News 26 this week, being recognized for both his military service and community involvement. The feature story can be seen on the station’s web site by clicking here.


Advice for Hiring an Attorney

Reporter Abigail Blackrick and Jason Elmore, an attorney with the McCurdy, Wotila, & Porteous Law Firm, offers advice that anyone who is planning on hiring an attorney should keep in mind.


Principal Residence Exemption on Property Taxes

There are a variety of ways to receive exemptions on those taxes. One of the most common is on homes of primary residence. Cynthia Wotila, an attorney with the McCurdy, Wotila, & Porteous Law firm, discusses Property Taxes.


Is My Lawsuit Worth Filing?

Jason Elmore, an attorney with the McCurdy, Wotila, & Porteous Law Firm, sheds light on the process of filing a lawsuit as well as the important questions you should ask your attorney before deciding to move forward with the process.