Michigan laws are constantly changing to keep up with the changes in society. Coping with new and more powerful illegal drugs, dealing with health issues and finding new and better ways to help those affected by crime or accused of them, these laws find their way back into legislature and amended or deleted based on
New laws signed by Governor Snyder One of the biggest concerns for any attorney in Michigan is making sure that you are up-to-date on changes in Michigan laws which may impact your clients and their cases. In Michigan, laws are frequently updated and altered, sometimes to our benefit and sometimes not. Recently, a number of
Just because you can drive, certainly doesn’t mean you know all the rules of the road. While the rules are put into place to protect us and others on the roads around us, some may be a bit difficult to understand. For example, did you know that you can’t always turn right on a red?
When dealing with court matters, evidence is important. When it comes to cases regarding civil matters or family matters such as divorce, often a portion of the evidence is in the form of written documents and messages but what is the law? A text is great proof to you and others outside of courts but
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. To honor this month and the thousands who have been injured or died due to distracted driving, we invite you to take a look at the facts, the laws and the other issues you need to consider before you drive distracted. According to the CDC, each day more
Our pets are our family. In families where children are not involved, this becomes even truer in many cases. So what happens to these not-so-traditional family members during the divorce? The law defines pets as property in most states however, for the majority of Americans’, we consider our pets much more than a piece of
There are many laws in states across the country which are left up to a certain amount of interpretation, by judges, due to wording. In Michigan courts, changes to Michigan’s drunk driving laws which went into effect in January 2015, have created one such issue with both attorneys and judges interpreting these laws differently and
Proposed Changes to Michigan Gun Use and Ownership Laws – February 2015 Recently, the Michigan House voted on a number of bills created to revise Michigan’s gun ownership and use laws. One of the many proposed changes now on its way to Governor Snyder for approval is the removal of air guns from firearms law.
For millions of people, wills go uncontested and family members receive what they believe is rightfully theirs after the death of their loved one however, in other cases, manipulation by a less than scrupulous beneficiary can lead to changes in the will which seem less than aboveboard and go unnoticed until the will is read.
Recent changes regarding the Michigan Freedom of Information Act or FOIA have made it cheaper to get public records. Going into effect on July 1, 2015, this new public act prevents any Michigan government agency from charging more than 10 cents per page for copies of records (there are additional charges which may apply), in