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Posted: Apr 10, 2009, 5:35 PM
Over the years, I have observed that there are many times when the Court of Appeals in a published decision does not acknowledge a prior published opinion that is on point, or disagrees with a prior published opinion.
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Posted: Mar 24, 2009, 2:25 PM
In the recent case of In re Contempt of Henry, a published opinion of the Court of Appeals, the Court addressed a criminal contempt matter arising from appellant, attorney Kathy Henry’s, involvement with her brother, defendant Charles Henry’s, post-divorce judgment child support enforcement case.
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Posted: Jul 24, 2008, 8:50 AM
Recently, the Court of Appeals took on an interesting battle between attorney and former client in Seyburn v Bakshi (Docket No. 272903), where Law Firm was suing its Former Client for unpaid legal fees. Law Firm represented Former Client in multiple cases and lost the trial court litigation and one appeal for Former Client. After paying $92,000 in legal fees, Former Client ceased payment and eventually accrued over $55,000 in legal fees owed to Law Firm. The unpaid fees, not surprisingly, resulted in conflict between the two men and Law Firm moved to withdraw as Former Client’s counsel. The motion to withdraw was granted in September 1993.
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Posted: Feb 20, 2008, 2:30 PM
What was this defendant thinking?
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Posted: Nov 6, 2007, 11:00 AM
On August 9, 2007, the Michigan Court of Appeals released an unpublished opinion reversing an order terminating parental rights.
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Posted: Sep 20, 2007, 5:00 PM
On September 11, 2007, the Court of Appeals issued a published decision regarding attorney contempt and sanctions in DeGeorge v Warheit.
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Posted: Aug 17, 2007, 6:00 PM
In Michigan, it is well-known that termination of parental rights cases are very rarely reversed on appeal.
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