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Posted: Jan 30, 2019, 2:20 PM
The evidence in a custody action demonstrated that a change in circumstances had occurred and, therefore, the trial court wrongly denied a mother’s motion to modify a custody order, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled, instructing the trial court to analyze the best interest factors on remand.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2019, 10:50 AM
Attorneys who are retained to provide expert witness testimony are not automatically shielded by the witness immunity doctrine and can be sued for professional malpractice, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled for the first time.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2019, 1:05 PM
Even though a temporary detention order did not include a “contrary to the welfare” finding, as required by law, this did not preclude the plaintiff’s eligibility for Title IV-E foster-care funding because the temporary detention order was not an order removing the plaintiff from his home and “into foster care,” the Michigan Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled.
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Posted: Jan 15, 2019, 10:50 AM
The No-Fault Act’s one-year-back rule, MCL 500.3145, bars a medical provider’s efforts to collect on a patient-insured’s “balance bill” when the action to collect the balance is untimely filed – or, as in this case, not filed at all, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled.
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