The Lansing- based Sinas Dramis Law Firm, which has only 12 lawyers, was honored to have five of its attorneys included in the most recent publication of The Best Lawyers in America.  


TAX SOLUTIONS:  IRS Letter Decoder

  By  A.J. Gross, C.P.A., E.A.

You open your mail box and there is an IRS letter.  Every time you receive an IRS letter, you get a nervous feeling in your gut.  Especially, if you receive a certified IRS letter.  You start reading the IRS letter and realize you have no idea what the IRS is telling you.  All you see is taxes, interest, and penalties.  What do you do?

Michigan Apples Taste Better Geographic factors contribute to superior taste from Michigan-grown apples

  LANSING, MI —With the majority of Michigan’s apple growing region located along the coast of Lake Michigan, it is clear that proximity to the Great Lakes makes a difference in producing high-quality, flavorful apples.


Kiplinger on Travel: What to do if you’re stranded while traveling


By Cameron Huddleston

Air travelers could be left high – or perhaps it would be better to say low – and dry if a volcano that’s rumbling in Iceland erupts with the magnitude that another one in that country did in 2010.


 There are pressing questions out there about social security.  Get some answers here.

Expo offers the chance to celebrate diversity and connect consumers


LANSING, MI –The Greater Lansing Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc. and the Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce have partnered with several organizations to host the Shop Michigan Expo on Friday, September 26, 2014. The Expo will be held in Michigan’s Capital City at the Lansing Center, located at 333 E. Michigan Ave. from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.

DTW Airport Helped Shape Michigan’s Aeronautic  History


Left: Daniel Mason, Volunteer Historian for the Detroit Metropolitan Airport, has written a book about the history of the airport while maintaining collections.
He also has discharge papers from the National Guard Observation Squadron in 1937, is one of many collections from Mason’s efforts. 
Photos by Rick Garcia


Committed to Helping Community: People’s Law School

Stephen Sinas practices law at the Sinas Dramis Law Firm in Lansing, MI.  He represents people in personal injury cases throughout Michigan. On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Sinas will be presenting the “Implications of the Affordable Care Act” session for the People’s Law School.  The school provides the community with the opportunity to be educated about legal issues for a minimal cost.  Courtesy photo

Kiplinger on Travel: Fabulous travel freebies


By Erin Burt and Rebecca Dolan
 Each year we round up a list of fabulous freebies, valuable offers with few or no strings attached. This year’s list is packed with more something-for-nothing deals than ever. Here are our favorite travel freebies.

Kiplinger on Travel: Why senior travel discounts aren’t always the best deal


By Cameron Huddleston
Most seniors know that they can take advantage of travel discounts geared specifically toward them for savings on hotels, attractions, rental cars, guided tours and more. But are the special rates for older travelers really that special?