Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge established a presence in Muskegon's historic downtown district in 2013. This addition was an effort to better serve the firm's clients through extended geographic coverage and resources. Together, the two attorneys have over 90 years of combined experience in business law, estate planning, real estate, and tax law. Smith Haughey's newest addition to the firm is located at 900 Third St., Ste. 204.
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As a homeowner, it’s important to educate yourself on the various license requirements as well as the rights and responsibilities for both you and the builder.
Home sharing offers home owners a great way to make supplemental income by simply sharing their home. But before listing your space for rent, it’s important to understand the laws and procedures in your respective cities to avoid unnecessary fines and fees.
As we look forward to celebrating our 75th anniversary this year, we look back on the history of our firm.
We are fortunate to live, work and play in communities that place serious focus on philanthropy. And, while Thanksgiving was this past week, we still have a full month before the holidays are officially over. So, let’s give thanks and give back.
The below may give you some food for thought as you begin to approach the topic of estate planning in the context of dementia.
Take the first step to securing your family cottage by downloading our presentation. If you would like to speak with an estate planning attorney, our team can assist you in creating a cottage plan that best complies with your wishes for the family cottage.
Attorney Eugene Franks reports that on July 1, 2014, the IRS introduced a brand new, much less complicated, and substantially shorter form for small charitable organizations to expedite the process in applying for recognition as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Smith Haughey had the opportunity to recognize inspiring women in our community as well as right here at our office.
Celebrity estate battles often garner a lot of media attention for a number of reasons. These estate battles can be entertaining, but more importantly, often highlight some common estate planning errors that everyone can learn from, and hopefully not repeat! The latest celebrity estate is a great example.
“Do I really need a living trust? I live a comfortable lifestyle, but I’m not rich.”
Welcome to tax season! Have you been a victim of identity theft recently? There are a few things you may want to consider before filing your taxes.
One important plan you should consider for 2014 is your estate plan. If you don’t already have an estate plan in place, you can fulfill your New Year’s Resolution to plan by completing yours during the first quarter of 2014. If you already have one in place, adhere to your planning resolution by reviewing your existing estate plan to make sure it still accurately identifies your wishes.
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At Smith Haughey, we believe that the communities we serve are largely responsible for our decades of success. We also believe that service to others is a privilege. And we believe that we have a responsibility to make our communities a better place. That’s why we’ve made it a habit to give back to our communities, both through corporate philanthropy and our commitment of time.
Our attorneys and professional staff express their deep sense of community in many ways.
We are actively involved in the following organizations:
- Child Abuse Council
- Kids Food Basket
- Muskegon Museum of Art
- Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
- Muskegon Family YMCA
- West Michigan Symphony
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