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Speaker Law

Posted: May 8, 2019, 4:02 PM
Unless the Probate Court finds that an elderly woman’s son cannot provide for her care, custody and control, the son should be appointed her permanent guardian – especially since the woman had clearly expressed a desire that her son be her guardian, according to the Michigan Court of Appeals.
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Posted: Jan 30, 2018, 10:30 AM
In the case of In re Conservatorship of Rhea Brody, No. 332994, the Michigan Court of Appeals (MCOA), affirmed the lower court’s appointment of a conservator over Rita Brody, an adult, under the Estates and Protected Individuals Code (EPIC) MCL 700.5101 et seq.
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Posted: Jan 14, 2014, 8:35 AM
In an unpublished decision of the Michigan Court of Appeals, In re Mina L. Olson Trust (Docket No. 307835), the Court of Appeals upheld a probate court’s order that approved as reasonable and necessary legal fees billed by a law firm that had been retained by a former trustee, even though the fees were partly due to the trustee's negligence.
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