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Posted: Sep 21, 2022, 9:45 AM
The Washtenaw County Probate Court properly denied the respondent’s motion to dismiss a petition for continuing mental-health treatment, even though the petition did not strictly comply with the statutory requirements.
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Posted: Aug 18, 2021, 10:20 AM
An attorney’s alleged defamatory statements to another lawyer while waiting for a court-ordered mediation conference to begin were confidential mediation communications, the Michigan Supreme Court has unanimously ruled.
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Posted: Mar 10, 2021, 10:50 AM
The trial court in this defamation case erred by striking an attorney’s affidavit and precluding the attorney from testifying, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled, finding the case should not have been summarily dismissed.
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Posted: Sep 1, 2009, 10:50 AM
The Court of Appeals issued a published opinion in Barnard Manufacturing v Gates Performance Engineering, which could cause problems for many appellate attorneys appealing trial court orders on summary disposition.
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Posted: May 20, 2009, 3:55 PM
The Court of Appeals reversed a Michigan trial court's decision to recognize a foreign divorce in Tarikonda v Pinjari (unpublished decision).
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Posted: Feb 16, 2009, 4:25 PM
In Shannon v Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C., former clients brought a legal malpractice suit against the law firm and attorney who represented them in a real estate matter.
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