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Attorney Gwendolyn Davis-Yancey Selected For 2016 Michigan Top Lawyer in Family Law!

Michigan Top Lawyer has named Gwendolyn Davis-Yancey as Michigan Top Lawyer in Family Law! At Davis-Yancey Law & Associates, PLLC, our goal is to provide aggressive compassionate legal services, as well as empowerment tools to help clients during their law case and when it is over.

Gwendolyn Davis-Yancey is the Founder and received her BS degree from Wayne State University in 1990; Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1994; and Certification in Empowerment Life Coaching in 2010. Gwendolyn has been practicing law since 1994 and is a highly-experienced trial attorney, with specialties predominately in Family Law, Wills & Trusts and Probate Law. Davis-Yancey Law handles such family law matters as divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, paternity, changes in school district and domicile changes. Davis-Yancey Law also prepares Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Patient Advocates and represents Probate Law clients in matters of Estates, Guardianships and Conservatorships. Attorney Davis-Yancey is a master trial strategist and master negotiator, who is known for handling complex cases. She also uses her empowerment life coaching skills to empower her clients in managing the traumas and family dynamic changes that take place during family law and probate law cases. Attorney Davis-Yancey has won millions in settlements and trial judgments for her clients and is also known for winning custody/parenting time cases in favor of her clients that line up with the “best interest of the child” Michigan laws.

Gwendolyn Davis-Yancey is aggressive yet compassionate towards the special sensitivities that surround family law and probate law cases. Davis-Yancey Law represents clients with Michigan cases, whether you are from Michigan or throughout the United States. Davis-Yancey Law predominately represents clients with cases in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties. However, they also represent clients with Michigan cases in Washtenaw, Ingham, Genesee, Monroe, Kalamazoo and Bay City counties. Attorney Davis-Yancey and her team of lawyers vigorously represent Davis-Yancey clients, as well as provide clients with empowerment tools. Gwendolyn Davis-Yancey and her team of lawyers are available to meet clients at her Southfield or Bloomfield Hills offices! Gwendolyn Davis-Yancey and the Davis-Yancey Law Team is ready and looking forward to helping you and your family!

Davis-Yancey Law & Associates, PLLC
(248) 358-6920

Main Office/Mailing Address:
26677 West Twelve Mile Road Southfield, MI 48034

Satellite Office:
7 West Square Lake Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

David J. Kramer, Esq.

Attorney David J. Kramer of Novi, Michigan has been named by Michigan Top Lawyers as a top Michigan attorney in Criminal Law. Kramer graduated from the University of Michigan in 1988 and from Wayne State Law School in 1991. He has been practicing in the area of Criminal Law for just short of 25 years. He also has been named as a top Criminal Law attorney by the American Institute of Criminal Attorneys, the legal Network, DBusiness, the National Trial Lawyers (Top 100 Criminal Law Trial Attorneys in the US) and the American Society of Legal Advocates. He is rated as Excellent by Avvo and won the people’s choice award last year as listed by Avvo. He also is listed as a criminal Law expert in The Global Directory of Who’s Who. Kramer’s practice is based in Novi, Michigan but he regularly takes cases around the country. Kramer is known to out-prepare his opponent which is one of the reasons why he has not lost a jury trial in over 20 years. Kramer also practices Family Law and has been named a top Family Law Litigator by his peers and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

42400 Grand River Avenue, Suite 109 | Novi, MI 48375
615 Griswold Street #920 | Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 248-348-7400 or 586-530-1000


Thav, Ryke and Associates L.L.C.

Welcome to the Law Firm of Thav, Ryke and Assoc. We are Michigan Probate, Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Probate and Trust Administration Attorneys located in Southfield Michigan and Grand Rapids Michigan We practice throughout the great state of Michigan. People use us everywhere in the state because we have gained a reputation for solving complex probate situations.

The legal process of transferring of property upon a person’s death is known as “probate.” Although probate customs and laws have changed over time, the purpose has remained much the same: people formalize their intentions as to the transfer of their property at the time of their death (typically in a will), their property is collected, certain debts are paid from the estate, and the property is distributed.

We practice probate, estate planning, wills and trusts law throughout the state of Michigan.. Some of the typical documents our lawyers prepare to meet our clients’ needs are Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney for Assets, Medical Powers of Attorney and other probate, estate planning and wills and trusts related documents. In addition to our legal practice areas, Thav, Ryke and Associates L.L.C. through its affiliate.


Thav, Ryke & Associates L.L.C.
24725 W. 12 Mile Road, Suite 110
Southfield, Michigan 48034
Phone: (248) 945-1111
Fax: (248) 945-4844


Press Release: Pure Capital Funding welcomes industry expert Ralph Sherman as General Counsel and SVP of Government Relations

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. — Ralph Sherman, a 27 year securities law veteran has assumed a crucial role in the future of Pure Capital Funding. “Pure Capital Funding has grown tremendously and we are strategically positioning ourselves for our next platform of growth,” said Mr. Sherman. “It’s critical that we take the time to implement our strategic objectives as we move into the future. I look forward to serving a larger role in assisting with the firm’s overall growth and to further positioning Pure Capital Funding as one of the premier real estate crowdfunding platforms in the nation.”

Finally, Mr. Sherman stressed that “when choosing to crowdfund some or all of a real estate or other investment project, to choose the right company with the right resources to get the job done is critical. I’m pleased to couple my almost three decades of securities law experience with Matthew Vogel’s two decades of experience and success as a builder and real estate developer.”

Ralph M. Sherman, Esq. has been practicing law since 1988 and is licensed in both the State of Michigan and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is licensed before numerous US District and Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

He is an expert in securities laws and regulations and regularly speaks to real estate investors across the United States about raising investment capital in SEC compliance. He has worked with business owners, entrepreneurs and others to raise funds utilizing crowd funding techniques at the state and federal level, and formerly represented a business incubator in the Soviet Union, Russia and Cyprus. He has a patent pending on a unique capital-raising technique for raising funds from both accredited and non-accredited investors. Mr. Sherman was previously appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to serve on a commission to reinvent regulations for licensing requirements for dozens of occupations.

About Pure Capital Funding

Pure Capital Funding ( is a Michigan based crowd funding platform that opens up the real estate industry by connecting Michigan investors and Michigan based developers. Potential borrowers submit projects for funding on our platform and sit back and watch their projects get funded online by people that believe in them and their projects. Now with Pure Capital Funding we have created a crowd funding platform that allows you and your neighbors, alongside the local billionaires and millionaires, to invest in your community and in top quality real estate developments in Detroit and around Michigan.

Matthew Vogel

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