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Troy Man Fled State, Got Served with Judgment Via Facebook

February 27th 2019

Troy Man Fled State, Got Served with Judgment Via Facebook (Office of Attorney General, Feb. 27, 2019) Troy, Lansing, MI- Using a savvy delivery method, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel served a default judgment for nearly $800,000 and an injunction against the owner of Fan Authentics, a purported online sports-themed retailer. Christopher Carr, 23, formerly […]

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets?

March 5th 2018

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets? (Galloway and Collens, PLLC, March 5, 2018) When people consider estate planning and ensuring the proper distribution of personal property, most may only think about physical property. However, digital assets are also part of many Michigan estates in current times. These issues can typically be addressed […]

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets

February 12th 2018

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets (Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, Feb. 12, 2018) Southfield, MI – Law enforcement officers arrested 482 motorists during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving crackdown Nov. 22–Dec. 10, 2017. Of those arrested, 71 were charged under the state’s high blood alcohol […]

Michigan Minimum Wage Goes Up Jan. 1

December 9th 2017

Michigan Minimum Wage Goes Up Jan. 1 (LARA, Dec. 7, 2017) Lansing, MI – Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum hourly wage will increase to $9.25 an hour. This is the final scheduled increase provided for in Public Act 138, the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2014. Any future adjustments after January 2018 shall not […]

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 […]

MML#2 – Cities Facing Increasing Lawsuits over Fees

September 17th 2016

MML#2 – Cities Facing Increasing Lawsuits over Fees (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Class action lawsuits against municipalities are becoming more common, particularly those over water and sewer billing. Litigation attorney Soni Mithani, a Principal at Miller Canfield in Ann Arbor, took time to educate officials about these types of […]

2016 Candidate Interview David Cuttner for County Commission 17th District

July 29th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview David Cuttner for County Commission 17th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – In the race for Oakland County Commissioner for the 17th District there are two Republicans in the primary:  David A. Cuttner and Regina Brim.  The Republican Primary is Aug. 2.  The winner of that race […]

Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Seminar June 15

June 5th 2016

Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Seminar June 15 (EVENT page) Auburn Hills, MI – When a client is ready to close, are you confident that they know all the environmental risks and liabilities associated with the piece of property?  This program, presented by the Oakland County Bar Association’s Energy, Sustainability and Environmental Law Committee […]

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

Reader Question: Why is it illegal to park left wheels to the curb?

April 22nd 2016

Reader Question: Why is it illegal to park left wheels to the curb? (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, April 22, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Some time ago I got a reader question from Crystal Proxmire publisher of the Oakland County 115 online news hub on this topic.  At the time I had a stack […]