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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publishes New Guides

  • October 20, 2014
  • by Zana Tomich
  • Category: Banking

As reported by the Michigan Bankers Association, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a new “updated” mortgage rules readiness guide. The update attempts to simply the cumbersome regulations into guidelines including readiness charts and compliance aids to assist in interpreting existing mortgage regulations. The […]

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Online Business Review Leads to $25,000 Lawsuit

Many of us have posted business reviews on the internet. Maybe you just did so over the weekend. Whether it was that amazing steak or that lousy service, it was something you felt that future customers should know about that particular business. Maybe you use […]

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Non-Compete Agreement Interpreted in Favor of Employee

In a recent Michigan Court of Appeals case, Huron Technology v. Sparling, Mich. Ct. App., Sept. 11, 2014, Unpublished, the Court found that an Employee did not violate his Non-Compete Agreement because he was not working for a “competitor” as defined under his Agreement. The […]

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The latest news on the Church of Our Savior case

As reported by Action News 38, here, https://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/news/local/church-attorney-jacksonville-beach-changed-religio/nhN29/ Church attorney: Jacksonville Beach changed Religious Land Use Act on purpose before trial By Amanda Warford JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The City of Jacksonville Beach will head to federal court Wednesday to fight a lawsuit filed by […]

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City Unjustly Zones Out Florida Church; Trial Begins Wednesday

ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM MEDIA ADVISORY September 16, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT ADF MEDIA RELATIONS: (480) 444-0020 or www.adfmedia.org/home/contact City unjustly zones out Fla. church ADF-allied attorney available for comment each day of trial WHO: Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney Daniel P. Dalton WHAT: […]

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City Unjustly Zones Out Florida Church; Trial Begins Wednesday

ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM MEDIA ADVISORY September 16, 2014 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT ADF MEDIA RELATIONS: (480) 444-0020 or www.adfmedia.org/home/contact City unjustly zones out Fla. church ADF-allied attorney available for comment each day of trial WHO: Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney Daniel P. Dalton WHAT: […]

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Lack of Control Leads to Loss of Trademark

Trademarks are used to “distinguish a good as originating from a particular source.” They are important to business owners to protect the investment made in a particular mark and the goodwill that now comes with it. Trademarks also protect the general public by not allowing […]

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DOJ Files RLUIPA Suit on Behalf on Minnesota Islamic Center

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a federal lawsuit against a Minnesota city, alleging the city violated RLUIPA when it denied the Abu Huraira Islamic Center’s (Abu Huraira) application for a conditional use permit to operate a worship facility in the basement of […]

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DOJ Files RLUIPA Suit on Behalf on Minnesota Islamic Center

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a federal lawsuit against a Minnesota city, alleging the city violated RLUIPA when it denied the Abu Huraira Islamic Center’s (Abu Huraira) application for a conditional use permit to operate a worship facility in the basement of […]

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Detroit-based attorney writes book on RLUIPA, the religious land-use law

DETROIT, Mich. – Attorney Daniel Dalton, a founding partner of Dalton & Tomich, PLC, today announced the release of his new book published by the American Bar Association. “Litigating Religious Land Use Cases” examines and discusses the continually evolving area of religious land use and […]

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