Proactive Resolution of Business and Commercial Disputes

The Michigan Legislature established business courts to promote the efficient resolution of business and commercial disputes. Michigan business courts favor mediation as a proactive means to resolve matters early, which  reduces costs and increases control and certainty if the parties can reach an agreement prior to trial. Business courts have jurisdiction over business or commercial disputes, which generally include actions in which: All of the parties are business enterprises; ...
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TC Chamber Small Business Finalists

Congratulations to the TC Chamber Small Business Finalists!  The top 10 finalists for the 2018 Small Business of the Year include Bayside Docs Urgent Care, Chronic Care Management, CooLED, Dave's Garage, EXIT Realty Paramount, Fustini's Oils & Vinegars, Preferred Roofing Services, Press on Juice, Superior Physical Therapy and Traverse Area Vacation Rentals. Small businesses can range from sole proprietorships and single member LLCs up to 200 employees and $20 million in revenues, by s...
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What are the core legal documents for small businesses?

Every business entity originates as a set of legal agreements—starting in many cases with the articles of organization or articles of incorporation. As businesses begin to grow, their structural “backbone” of legal agreements begins to expand and develop. Well-structured formation, operational, and governance documents anticipate, control, and guide the organization’s future development and growth. Small business owners are asked for their core legal documents when applying to banks and other...
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What is commercial Law?

Commercial Law.   Unlike traditional contracts, commercial law has special rules that promote industry practices and increase the flow of commerce. Does your business manufacture, distribute, or sell products? If so, then special rules apply.  Learn more about commercial law at Stawski Law. Structured Finance.   Lenders and borrowers find common ground to structure deals prospectively. Public-Private Partnerships.    Public-Private Partnerships bridge community needs through the combined effo...
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