Smith Haughey Continues Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 16, the attorneys and staff of Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge will be coming together for an annual firm event to serve the local Grand Rapids community in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With the help of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s MLK Day of Service subcommittee members and many other volunteers …

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Smith Haughey Uses Football Rivalry to Increase United Way Donations

As October rolls around, the Grand Rapids office of Smith Haughey gears up for our annual fundraiser for the local non-profit, United Way. On this final Friday, employees are given the opportunity to donate directly to the organization or any of their 54 local agency providers.


With Michigan’s famous college football rivalry between the Univers…

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Smith Haughey Uses Jeans Day to Show Support for the West Michigan Humane Society

On the last Friday of every month the staff of Smith Haughey donates to a specific non-profit organization in exchange for a comfortable jeans day at the office! WithSeptember holding national dog week, the Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) was a natural choice for this month’s jeans day donations.


With the mission of promoting the humane …

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Business Succession: Estate Taxes When You Never Got Around To Planning

I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you’re dead.


You lived a good life, had a great family and ran a successful business. You enjoyed life to the fullest by spending every minute you had with your family, having fun or paying attention to the daily struggles and successes of your business. You don’t have many regrets, but one of the thi…

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The Back To School Shuffle

The end of August means summer is coming to an end and children will be going back to school. For divorcing families, that might mean uncertainty as to where the child/children will go to school. In most divorce situations, the parents share joint legal custody, which means that both parents have an equal voice in making the bigger decisions that i…

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