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Zana Tomich: How I Co-Founded a Law Firm

  • October 18, 2022
  • by Admin

Zana Tomich takes the time to think about the various twists and turns of her legal career, and lessons derived along the way, in an interview with Tasha Norman for law.com, about how she co-founded Dalton + Tomich. ‘Don’t Let Humility Get in the Way […]

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Dalton & Tomich Attorney, Noel Sterett, to Lead Workshop on Resolving Church Property Disputes at 2022 CLS National Conference in Newport Beach, CA

  • October 5, 2022
  • by Noel Sterett

On October 8, 2022, Dalton & Tomich attorney Noel Sterett will present a workshop at the 2022 Christian Legal Society National Conference entitled “Resolving Church Property Disputes: Past, Present, and Future.” Attorney Sterett, along with his co-presenter, Professor Michael V. Hernandez of Regent University School […]

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What to Know When it Comes to Fixing Mistakes in Deeds

  • September 29, 2022
  • by Admin

Despite all the time and attention paid to negotiating, preparing, and executing a deed, an accident or mistake can occur.  Even a slight misdescription of the property being conveyed in the deed can have significant implications.  However, because deeds are signed and delivered legal documents, […]

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Dalton & Tomich attorneys receive 2022 Michigan Super Lawyer and Rising Star recognition

  • August 15, 2022
  • by Admin

Media Contacts: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications;barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466 Detroit—August 12, 2022—Land use, religious land use and zoning, business, and denominational trust law firm Dalton & Tomich is pleased to announce two firm attorneys have been named to the 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. […]

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Religious Organizations Must Review Their Employment Policies and Job Descriptions After Recent Court Decision

  • August 5, 2022
  • by Noel Sterett

Most churches, religious schools and ministries make employment decisions according to sincerely held religious beliefs or a set of religious standards. They seek to hire employees that share the organization’s beliefs and are willing to abide by the organization’s standards. When an employee abandons those […]

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What is an Exclusive Easement?

  • July 7, 2022
  • by Lawrence Opalewski

In recent years, there have been many Michigan Court of Appeals decisions dealing with easements. Often, the dispute arises due to poor drafting of the initial easement document. When the easement document is ambiguous, and the parties cannot agree to a resolution, it is left […]

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Navigating the Crypto Crisis

  • July 6, 2022
  • by John Stoddard

I recently commented on the threat to cryptocurrency owners if their exchange files for bankruptcy protection.  Needless worry?  Recent headlines suggest the answer is NO. Nearly four months have now passed in the 180-day period given to federal agencies in a March 2022 executive order […]

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Zoe Grenfell joins Dalton & Tomich as associate attorney

  • June 30, 2022
  • by Emily

Media Contact: Barbara Fornasiero; EAFocus Communications; barbara@eafocus.com; 248.260.8466 Detroit—June 30, 2022—Detroit-based land use, religious land use and zoning, business, and denominational trust law firm Dalton & Tomich ispleased to welcome Zoe Grenfell to the firm as an associate attorney. Daniel Dalton, co-founder of Dalton & […]

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Preparing for a Possible Recession

  • June 23, 2022
  • by John Stoddard

Charlie Scharf says there is “no question” we’re headed into an economic downturn and likely a recession. Jamie Dimon says to “brace yourself” for an economic hurricane.  Elon Musk has a “super bad feeling” about the economy.  (Even though Elon thought we’d have zero Covid cases […]

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Supreme Court Orders Maine to Stop Discriminating Against Religious Schools in Tuition Assistance Program

  • June 21, 2022
  • by Noel Sterett

This morning, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in Carson v. Makin, yet another case involving government discrimination against religious schools. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court held that the State of Maine could not exclude religious schools from the government’s tuition assistance […]

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