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Posted: Jul 3, 2017, 8:45 PM
From the Michigan Lawyers Weekly July 3, 2017
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Posted: Jun 14, 2017, 1:40 PM
The COA issued another published opinion in a grandparenting time case. Geering v Robinson, issued June 13, 2017 (Docket 335794). In that case, the parents had divorced.
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Posted: Mar 10, 2017, 10:00 AM
Speaker Law Firm received its second published opinion of the week
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Posted: Mar 1, 2017, 10:15 AM
Tuesday, February 28th we had a double Victory Day at the Speaker Law Firm.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2017, 6:42 PM
hen driving your golf cart on a golf course, ordinary negligence is the standard of care and not the “reckless misconduct” standard applicable to recreational activities according to the Michigan Court of Appeals in Bertin v Mann, No.328885.
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Posted: Nov 20, 2015, 12:40 PM
The Court of Appeals issued a published decision in Stankevich v Milliron (Docket No. 310710), holding that, after the United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v Hodges, ___ US ___; 135 S Ct 2584; 192 L Ed 2d 609 (2015), same-sex couples who are married, in this state or others, may assert the equitable parent doctrine.
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Posted: Oct 23, 2015, 10:35 AM
On September 15, 2015, the Court of Appeals released a published opinion in McConchie v Voight (Docket No. 326651) finding the actions of the Livingston Circuit Court and a Friend of the Court Referee in Livingston acted "grossly improper"
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Posted: Sep 17, 2015, 11:50 AM
This week, the Court of Appeals released a published opinion in McConchie v Voight, Docket No. 326651 (September 15, 2015) (Shapiro, J, author), addressing the "grossly improper" actions of Judge Reader of the Livingston County Circuit Court and one of the Friend of the Court referees in regard to the custody of the parties' child. Slip op at 5. The referee and judge violated a host of well-established procedural and substantive requirements in awarding the father with sole physical custody.
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Posted: Aug 12, 2015, 4:15 PM
On August 11, 2015, the Court of Appeals decided in a published opinion Adam v Bell (Docket No 319778), and overturned an order granting summary disposition to State Farm on the grounds that Cynthia Adam’s claims were barred by res judicata.
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Posted: May 22, 2014, 2:45 PM
On April 15, 2014, in a published decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that absences attributable to fear of bullying were not “willful” absences under MCL 712A.2(a)(4).
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