Sinas Dramis Announces Corporate Law Firm Name Change

We are pleased to announce that, in order to reflect our current leadership and best serve our clients, we have changed our formal corporate name from Sinas, Dramis, Brake, Boughton & McIntyre, P.C. to Sinas, Dramis, Larkin, Graves & Waldman, P.C. In all aspects other than legally and formally, the Sinas Dramis Law Firm remains unchanged. We continue to operate exactly as we have for the last seven decades, offering unparalleled legal representation in the areas of personal injury and family law.

Under our new law firm name change, we honor our partners and senior-most attorneys who have dedicated the vast majority ...

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Kent County Legal Assistance Center – Passing of the Torch

As one Sinas Dramis attorney completes a distinguished three-year run in leadership positions at Kent County Legal Assistance Center, another picks up the torch to continue ensuring fair access to justice for West Michigan residents, regardless of resources.

Over his three years at Legal Assistance Center, Tom Sinas has provided support and leadership in various roles. As of  December 6, 2018, his term has come to an end. At a final gathering, Tom received a commemorative plaque in recognition of the time, talent, and skills he dedicated in service of those who otherwise may not have received the justice ...

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Super Lawyers Honors George Sinas with High Recognitions

We are pleased to announce that Sinas Dramis managing partner, George Sinas, is not only included in this year’s Michigan Super Lawyers list in the category of plaintiff’s personal injury law, he was also listed as one of Michigan’s Top 100 Super Lawyers. While he has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer every year since 2006, George is the only Lansing area attorney specializing in plaintiff personal injury litigation that was named Top 100 Super Lawyers for 2018 in Michigan.

Inclusion in the Super Lawyers list itself is an incredible distinction, and receiving this additional ...

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Drive Safe Michigan – Private Property Stop Signs and Emergency Vehicle Passing

However, Anyone who’s taken a driver’s training class knows the basic laws that govern Michigan roads. But most of us fail to keep ourselves up-to-date as these regulations change. As part of our commitment to helping Michigan residents better understand the law, we’re starting Drive Safe Michigan. This campaign focuses on sharing traffic law information in an effort to improve Michigan roads and driving.

Michigan car accident attorney, Steve Sinas, recently appeared on Fox 47’s Morning Blend to kick off the campaign. He covered two very relevant and timely topics in the segment – private ...

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Steve Sinas Argues Out-of-State No-Fault Case at Michigan Supreme Court

On November 19, 2018, Stephen Sinas argued an out-of-state no-fault case at Michigan Supreme Court. Sinas Dramis appellate attorney, Joel Finnell, took the leading role on the appellate briefing.

The issue in the case was whether our clients, who are Michigan residents, could recover no-fault insurance benefits when they were injured in a motor vehicle crash that occurred in Florida. Furthermore, they occupied a vehicle purchased and used exclusively in Florida at the time of the accident. This vehicle was insured under a Florida insurance policy. However, our clients had no-fault insurance coverage that covered several vehicles they used in Michigan.

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Prominent Personal Injury Attorney, Brian Molde, Joins Sinas Dramis Grand Rapids Team

It is with great pleasure that we announce personal injury attorney Brian Molde has joined Sinas Dramis Law Firm. A longtime resident of Rockford, Michigan, Brian is a welcome addition to our West Michigan automobile accident and no-fault team.

Brian brings a wealth of experience to Sinas Dramis Law Firm and is committed to protecting the rights of the injured in Michigan. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Law, Brian returned to Michigan where he began working with the Court of Appeals’ research division. He then dedicated the next decade of his career at ...

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Michigan Proposal 3 – Making Voting Easier and More Secure

Recently passed in the midterms, Michigan Proposal 3 deals with election laws. It will amend the Michigan constitution with the intent of making it easier for people to vote as well as improve the security of elections in the state. Bryan Waldman, Michigan personal injury attorney, recently discussed these changes on WLNS Legal Edge.

Michigan Proposal 3 – Making Voting Easier

There are several ways voting will become easier for Michiganders now that Proposal 3 has passed, including the following:

  1. Shortening voter registration period. Before, voters had to register at least 30 days prior to elections to vote. This is ...
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Michigan Eavesdropping Laws – When is it Okay to Record a Conversation

With advancements in technology and tiny computers ready to record in almost everyone’s pocket, the issue of eavesdropping is becoming more and more of a concern. Tom Sinas recently discussed Michigan eavesdropping laws on Fox 17’s Know the Law. What you can and can’t record, with or without permission, might surprise you. Check it out.

Michigan Eavesdropping Laws

You might be surprised to find out that Michigan eavesdropping laws have been around for a long time. In the past, this might have been a seemingly insignificant issue, but now, with advancements in technology, eavesdropping is somewhat back in the spotlight. ...

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Michigan Court System – Understanding the Basics

With the recent midterm elections, voters will have noticed several options for electing Judges and Justices on their ballot. But do you understand what each one does or what type of cases each court hears? Tom Sinas, Grand Rapids auto accident attorney, explains the basics behind the Michigan court system in this recent Know the Law segment.

Michigan Court System – Levels

The Michigan court system is composed of three levels:

  1. Trial Courts – Circuit Courts + District Courts
  2. Court of Appeals
  3. Michigan Supreme Court

Trial Courts are divided into District Courts and Circuit Courts. The Judges in these courts have very busy dockets ...

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Michigan Deer Hunting Season 2018 – Regulations and Dangers

Michiganders sure love to hunt, and with Michigan deer hunting season upon us once again, there are several things to keep in mind before hitting the woods. Because hunting is so popular in Michigan, Tom Sinas recently shared information for West Michigan listeners on Fox 17 Know the Law, while Lansing attorney, Bryan Waldman, appeared on WLNS Legal Edge to discuss the topic for mid-Michigan viewers.

Michigan Deer Hunting Season and Chronic Wasting Disease

Simply put, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease that eats the deer’s brain. Michigan DNR has established a few new guidelines for this ...

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