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Practice Groups

� Banking and Finance

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� Bankruptcy

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� Insurance Defense

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In addition to these practice groups, our attorneys have expertise in numerous subspecialties. Notwithstanding the size or complexity of a matter, our clients benefit by using one law firm to address all of their legal needs.


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Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton attorneys represent major banks, We handle bankruptcy workouts and lender liability. Our smaller financial institutions, private lenders and investors. legal expertise identifies both the problems and opportunities We work with smaller financial institutions on subordinated presented by business failures. We recognize that speed can debt and convertible debt issues. We also assist our business be crucial in securing the rights of a client. Giarmarco, Our clients range fromclients individuals and financing. small businesses to firms, Giarmarco,Mullins Mullins Horton provides personal services in securing We represent lenders in loan && Horton represents vendors, buyers, lenders and governmental bodies and Fortune and 500loan companies. to clients in a costborrowers. effective manner. Our clients receive the transactions workouts. They We negotiate many different tell us that we successfully the positive aspects of financers. best of both worlds. formscombine of both debt and equity for private

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Our attorneys forge an ongoing relationship with clients so we can identify opportunities and potential pitfalls that develop as their businesses grow and change. We establish management structures, firms, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton services financing packages andprovides executivepersonal compensation to clients in a cost effective manner. Ourinvolving clients receive the plans. We deal with issues employees, landlords and customers, as well as buy-sell best of both worlds. arrangements and succession plans.

Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton recognizes that clients generally need representation in more than one area of the law. For this reason, we maintain practice groups in nearly every legal specialty. These include:

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Criminal Law

As a full-service firm, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton is ready to provide expert representation when individuals face criminal charges. Our criminal attorneys get excellent results because of their experience and professional reputations. These matters are handled confidentially and efficiently. 1

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We develop qualified retirement plans customized to meet the specific circumstances of our clients. We subsequently monitor the plans, as well as the laws and regulations that may affect the plans, and recommend any adjustments that should be made. We assist our clients in structuring non-qualified deferred compensation and executive compensation plans, as well as health, life, disability and other welfare plans.


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Our attorneys focus on the unique needs of each client to achieve a fair resolution that avoids unnecessary public displays and anxiety that often arise in divorce proceedings. We provide expert counsel in child firms, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton provides personal services custody matters, visitation and support issues and to clients in a cost effective manner. Our clients receive the prenuptial agreements. We handle post-judgment best of both worlds. matters as well, such as modification of spousal support, child support and child Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton recognizes thatcustody. clients generally need representation in more than one area of the law. For this reason, we maintain practice groups in nearly every legal specialty. These include:

Health Care Law

Government Law

Our Government Law Group represents more than 150 Michigan cities, counties, villages and townships. We have the experience, knowledge and networking capabilities to respond to the issues confronting government entities, including zoning and real estate, labor and employment, telecommunications, environmental, ordinance enforcement, civil rights, litigation and general municipal law. Our attorneys serve on local boards or commissions and hold staff positions in state and federal government, giving them unique insights into the intricacies of government law. 1

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A recognized leader in health care law, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton provides legal assistance and strategic advice to physicians, physician groups, hospitals, management service organizations and other health care institutions. Our attorneys provide the legal framework and strategic planning for mergers, consolidations and the purchase and sale of medical practices. We develop sophisticated compliance programs for anti-kickback and self-referral prohibitions suitable for both small and large organizations. The litigation divisions routinely represent physicians and medical organizations. We resolve corporate issues, defend malpractice claims and interface with the governmental interpretation of administrative, regulatory and statutory rules impacting the health care industry.


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Insurance Defense

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Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton has a long record of representing buyers and sellers in business mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations. We cover all phases of a transaction: strategic analysis, due firms, Giarmarco, Mullinspreliminary & Horton agreements, provides personal services diligence, transaction to clients in a cost effective manner.and Our clients receive the planning, negotiation documentation, financing, best of both worlds. closing and post-closing. Our reasoned approach to each transaction avoids creating unnecessary impediments to completing deal. Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton recognizesthethat clients generally

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Taxation

Real Estate

Our attorneys focus their energy and expertise on “making the deal,� whether it is a complex multi-party commercial transaction or the sale of a vacant lot. We provide real estate representation to buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, lenders and investors, developers and builders, municipalities, corporations and individuals. 1

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Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton handles hundreds of disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and Michigan Department of Treasury. We provide representation in tax cases before the United States Tax Court and the Michigan Tax Tribunal. Our tax attorneys also work closely with attorneys in our other practice areas on business transactions, estate planning, estate administration, divorce and other matters. ďż˝


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