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November 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Civil Law   |   0 Comments


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Michigan Third Party Custody Statute

April 03, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

CHILD CUSTODY ACT OF 1970 (EXCERPT) Act 91 of 1970 722.26c Custody action by third person; conditions. Sec. 6c. (1) A third person may bring an action for custody of a child if the court finds either of the following: (a) Both of the following: (i) The child was placed for adoption with the third […]

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Grandma Beats Bureaucrats and Gets Her Grandbabies

August 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

In a rare victory, a grandmother seeking guardianship of her grandchildren beat the Michigan Dept. of Human Services on appeal of her case to the Michigan Court of Appeals.  In re COH, ERH, JRG, KBH, Minors, unpublished per curiam opinion, Issued June 23, 2013, Docket Nos. 3309161 & 312691 (Select the PDF at docket entry 3 […]

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Felony Child Support: Michigan Supreme Court Republicans Do It Again

December 20, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law, Family Law   |   0 Comments

In 1999 the Michigan legislature, with approval of the Republican governor, established a new law that made it a felony for failure to pay child support. MCL 750.165 states at paragraph 1: “If the court orders an individual to pay support for the individual’s former or current spouse, or for a child of the individual, […]

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Veteran’s Peddler’s License

April 11, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Civil Law   |   0 Comments

As I noted in my monthly newletter, Michigan has a statute which allows a veteran to obtain a free license to sell goods for self support.  The text of the statute is below.  A lawsuit by a Michigan veteran to enforce his rights against the City of Mackinaw Island can be found here: The […]

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