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Month: June 2016

The Dingeman & Dancer Blog consists of articles, news, and press releases written and edited by the attorneys and legal professionals at our firm, providing updates on both recent legal developments and established advice and guidance. Choose from the various topics listed in the sidebar menu to narrow in on a particular focus.

DOL Finalizes New Overtime Exemption Rules

Author: W. Dane Carey After months of speculation, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finally announced the new regulations that govern the white collar exemptions to overtime pay. These regulations will undoubtedly have a significant impact on many employers and employees when they go into effect on December 1, 2016. Under the white collar exemptions, employees…

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Can You Cut Down Your Neighbor’s Trees?

Author: W. Dane Carey We often get questions from clients who either want to cut down trees that are on the border of their property line with their neighbor or who at least want to remove several branches that are encroaching on their property from a tree on their neighbor’s property. So, you might ask, what’s…

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Woodland Regulation: Tree Removal

Author: Daniel J. Dingeman The ability to remove trees in connection with land development is limited by various types of woodlands regulation. In the development context, this regulation focuses on not only on the restrictions on tree removal, but also on controlling soil erosion and sedimentation. The latter focus, which will not be discussed in any…

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Dingeman & Dancer, PLC Celebrates 25-Year Anniversary

Dingeman & Dancer, PLC is celebrating the completion of 25 years in business. Established in 1990, the Traverse City based firm represents individuals and businesses. Firm founders, Daniel Dingeman and Mark Dancer, were both born and raised in Traverse City. Dingeman received his J.D. from the University of Detroit Law School and Dancer received his J.D….

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