Blog | Speaker Law
phone icon email icon
(517) 482-8933

Speaker Law
Blog

#
Posted: Mar 23, 2022, 10:15 AM
The trial court’s decision to vacate the custody and parenting-time provisions in the parties’ divorce judgment must be reversed, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled, because the trial court erroneously held that the defendant first had to establish paternity.
Read More
#
Posted: Jan 19, 2022, 9:55 AM
The Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court’s order to euthanize a pit bull for attacking another dog, finding the pit bull did not meet the statutory definition of a “dangerous animal.”
Read More
#
Posted: Dec 15, 2021, 10:15 AM
The trial court improperly held the plaintiff-mother in civil and criminal contempt, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled, reversing an order that she pay 100 percent of parental reunification costs.
Read More
#
Posted: Aug 15, 2018, 9:15 AM
A spousal support award and the division of property in a divorce case must be vacated because the trial court engaged in a “parade of errors” – namely, denying the husband’s constitutional right to counsel, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled.
Read More
#
Posted: Dec 9, 2016, 10:10 AM
The Trial Court’s scoring of sentencing Offense Variable (OV) 9 (MCL 777.39), which concerns the number of victims, was upheld by the Michigan Court of Appeals. In People v Ambrose, 317 Mich App 556, (2016) Docket 327877, the COA, affirming the lower court sentence, ruled that “without declaring the fetus in this case to be a “person” under the law, we conclude the trial court did not err in counting the fetus as a “victim” for purposes of scoring OV 9.”
Read More

Subscribe to our blog

* indicates required
Do you have an appeal?
Let's find out!

Archived
Posts

Tags