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Candidate Interviews for Circuit Court Judge

November 3rd 2018

Candidate Interviews for Circuit Court Judge (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 3, 2018) Oakland County, MI – There are two candidates for Oakland County Circuit Court Judge. This is a non-partisan county wide seat. The candidates are Dan Christ and Jake Cunningham. Check out their interviews below: Oakland County Times does not endorse any candidates, and […]

Candidate Forum: 46th District Court Sept. 17

September 14th 2018

Candidate Forum: 46th District Court Sept. 17 Southfield, MI- A series of judicial candidate forums will provide voters with the chance to hear the candidates speak about pertinent issues before the ballots are cast. The forums for the general election are listed below in chronological order. 46th District Court Monday, September 17, 2018 7:00 – […]

Galloway & Collens Seeks Paralegal for Real Estate Law Practice

June 21st 2018

Galloway & Collens Seeks Paralegal for Real Estate Law Practice (Promoted Job Listing, June 21, 2018) This has been a busy year for our law firm, and we need help with our growing practice. If you know someone who fits the description below, please make sure you tell them about the opening at our office. […]

Unsolicited Fax Lawsuit Costs Alfoccino Restaurants $7 Million

January 20th 2018

Unsolicited Fax Lawsuit Costs Alfoccino Restaurants $7 Million Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, MI – The owner of Alfoccino Restaurants in Auburn Hills and Farmington Hills agreed to a $7 million settlement to those who received unsolicited faxes promoting catering services in 2006. According to the Associated Press, faxes were sent approximately 14,000 times to 7,600 […]

Hazel Park Hosting Courthouse Ribbon Cutting Aug. 11

August 4th 2017

Hazel Park Hosting Courthouse Ribbon Cutting Aug. 11 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – Please join the City of Hazel Park in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in honor of the newly renovated & completed courthouse construction. Event Begins: Friday, August 11, 2017 3 pm – 5 pm on the north side of City Hall/Courthouse 111 […]

Free Legal Aid Clinics to be Held in Southfield

August 3rd 2017

Free Legal Aid Clinics to be Held in Southfield (Southfield Human Services, Aug. 3, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI — Southfield Human Services in partnership with Lakeshore Legal Aid will host free legal clinics for low income families the first Friday of each month at 9 a.m. at Southfield Human Services, 26000 Evergreen Road. Lakeshore Legal Aid […]

Shooter Found Not Guilty in Royal Oak Death

June 10th 2016

Shooter Found Not Guilty in Royal Oak Death (Compiled, June 10, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – The Daily Tribune reports that the jury has found Kirk David Leach not guilty in the shooting death of Madison Heights resident Kenith Tyran Walter on Oct 26, 2015. Walter had been at Leach’s home on Fern Street in […]

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit

December 24th 2015

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2015) Royal Oak, MI – While Ferndale and Birmingham opted for settlements, the City of Royal Oak successfully had a lawsuit dismissed over the charging of a fee on water bills to pay for work on the Kuhn Drain. […]

Judge Longo Shares His Courthouse Woes

February 28th 2013

In November Longo gave a presentation to City Council about the things he’d like to see in a remodel of the 43rd District Court building.

The lack of ADA compliant facilities is not the only problem with the 43rd District Courthouse, although it is the most heart-wrenching. Other issues Longo listed include:

Lesson from Judge Longo: Most Ticket Money Goes to the State

July 31st 2012

The idea that cities make money off writing tickets is the biggest misconception Judge Joseph Longo has to face in his work at the 43rd District Court.

“People come in with this attitude like they shouldn’t have to pay because it’s some kind of conspiracy, like the City is just doing this to make money. That’s not the case.