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Attorneys and Counselors for Business People

At Shinners & Cook, we’ve built long-term relationships with hundreds of business men and women by providing expert legal counsel and outstanding professional service. As business people ourselves, we know how important it is to respect our clients’ priorities, their time, and their need for complete confidentiality.

Practice Areas

We provide provide a full range of legal services, representing clients with business, estate planning, litigation, and real estate needs.

Our full-service approach allows us to build relationships with our clients that solo practitioners and large firms cannot offer. Our collaborative legal team provides each client with strong legal representation, and in a prompt, professional manner.

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The Freeze on Landlord-Tenant Eviction Proceedings is About to Come to an End, Sort of

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Whitmer issued a State of Emergency in the State of Michigan. Pursuant to that State of Emergency, Governor Whitmer has frozen all eviction proceedings for landlord-tenant disputes and for land contract disputes. […]

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The Evils of Arbitration

Be wary of arbitration. Organizations like the American Arbitration Association (AAA) bill themselves as being a more cost- and time-efficient alternative to traditional litigation cases in front of trial courts. These claims are simply not true. While some arbitration cases […]

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Michigan Works Share Plans Allow Expanded Unemployment Compensation for Employees

As a part of Michigan’s COVID-19 relief, Governor Whitmer expanded the reach of federal unemployment benefits to Michigan Work Share Plan participants under Executive Order 2020-57.  Work Share Plans allow Michigan employers to normally reduce employee hours and compensation by […]

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