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Am I Eligible for Expungement?

April 11, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Expungement   |   0 Comments

Call (989) 821-1225  for a free consultation to talk with Attorney Nye to discuss an expungement of your Michigan criminal record. Generally, you can get a quick idea if you are eligible for an expungement in Michigan as follows: First: Go online and order your own criminal history for $10 from the Michigan State Police. […]

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87th District Court

August 21, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   District Court   |   0 Comments

Sentencing’s for June 2014 2014 Hon. Monte J. Burmeister A 27 year old Hersey man was sentenced on June 10, 2014, for license suspended- revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate; ordered to pay $100 in fines. A 29 year old Empire man was sentenced on June 3, 2014, for license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to […]

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34th Circuit Court Roscommon

March 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Judge Carles Corwin presided in 34th Circuit Court on Jan. 8, 2013: 34 year old St. Helen man was remanded to the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Dept. to serve a sentence imposed Dec. 4, 2012, following the granting of the prosecutor’s motion to dismiss a probation violation. The judge also signed an order for a show […]

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ERISA and Long-Term Disability Benefits

February 19, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability, Employment Law   |   0 Comments

  As a benefit to their employees, many employers offer long-term disability benefits through carriers like UNUM or MetLife. What you may not know is that long-term disability benefits are routinely denied to deserving individuals who have counted on and paid for long-term disability insurance.   Long-term disability plans from private employers are often covered by the […]

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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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Children and Social Security Disability

October 03, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

Can my child get Social Security Disability Payments? Yes, if your child is found disabled under Social Security’s rules and either: 1) Your child has a living parent who is receiving either Social Security Retirement Benefits or Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits, OR 2) Your child has a deceased parent. Can my child get Supplemental Security […]

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Reasons Why You Will Not Get a Concealed Pistol License

June 30, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

If you are thinking about getting concealed pistol license in Michigan, then you need to know that there are many, many, reasons why you may not qualify.  This list is ridiculously long. so I am just going to post it as is.  You will not qualify if one of the following conditions, statutes, or previous criminal […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds the Fourth Amendment

June 30, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

In a stunning decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, all 9 justices agreed that the attachment of a GPS device to a citizen’s car, without a warrant, violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.   In Jones, the police in Washington D.C. had obtained a search warrant to attach a GPS to Jones’s wife’s car.  […]

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Michigan Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act

June 10, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Law   |   0 Comments

Under Michigan law, employees have certain rights related to their employment records.  The Bullard Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act can be found here: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/mcl/pdf/mcl-act-397-of-1978.pdf Generally, Michigan employees (to include public employees) have the following rights: 1. The right to inspect their employee file twice per year; 2. The right to a copy of their employee […]

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Will Alternatives

October 13, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

Many people seek to avoid using a will at all – to avoid the cost and time of probate, to avoid attorney costs, or maybe they just don’t like the legal system. Whatever the reason, there are alternatives to using a will. The following are a few alternative planning strategies: 1. Deeds This is one […]

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Will Basics

July 15, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

What is a will? A will is a document that you create before your death that only comes into effect after your death. It disposes of your property the way that you want it to go. A will nominates a person  to distribute your property the way you want it distributed. This person is called […]

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