Category: News

MHD&S and the Back-to-School Bonanza

For the 2nd year, MHD&S staff packed 25 backpacks for Beverly Bootstraps Back-to-school Bonanza. The Back-to-School Bonanza has been supplying backpacks filled with school supplies to low-income children since 2001. The goal of this initiative is to help children start the school year off right with the supplies they need to achieve academic success.

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David Arndt co-authors Special Needs Advocacy Tool Kit

“For most families and disabled adults this advocacy journey is “a marathon, not a sprint.” The emphasis must be on taking care of yourself and your family in order to take on the long-term role of advocate. Don’t underestimate the value of getting some exercise, having a routine, eating well, laughing, taking deep breaths to relax, and surrounding yourself with positive people. This can be hard to do sometimes when facing so many challenges. Also, remember that each member of

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What is “In Terrorem,” you ask?

Trust and estate planning, administration, and related litigation are all major focuses of our firm’s practice.  We have had the pleasure of representing thousands of clients in all aspects of those areas.  At all times we endeavor to advise our clients so as to attempt to avoid litigation.  However, sometimes litigation is simply unavoidable. Very recently our office was successful in obtaining a judgment in favor of our client, the personal representative of his uncle’s estate, after a five-day trial

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Tax Update – Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposals

Special Report Obama Emphasizes Individuals, Targets Business Tax Incentives In FY 2015 Budget President Obama renewed his call for expanding child, family and education tax credits in his fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget proposals as well as for curbing some tax preferences for higher income individuals and businesses. The President unveiled his $3.9 trillion FY 2015 budget proposals on March 4. Many of the proposals are familiar from past budgets, but for FY 2015 the White House is placing special

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2014 First-Quarter Important Federal Tax Developments

During the first quarter of 2014, there were many important federal tax developments. This letter highlights some of the more significant developments for you. As always, contact our office if you have any questions. Tax reform  In February, House Ways and Means Chair Dave Camp, R-Mich., unveiled a massive tax reform bill. Camp proposed to overhaul the Tax Code by reducing the number of individual tax brackets, lowering the corporate tax rate, and eliminating or modifying many popular tax incentives.

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