Michigan Legislature Again Seeks to Restrict Divorce Trolling

We lawyers are not supposed to be soliciting anyway, as the item is usually expressly prohibited inside the Rules of Professional Conduct.  although in recent times, a modest group of divorce lawyers, unable to get clients any various other way, send solicitation letters to people with the misfortune of having their spouse file for divorce. The…

Proposed Divorce Legislation Distinguishes Marital through Separate Property

Two brand new bills pending within the Michigan legislature attempt to address a long-perceived problem in Michigan family law: how to classify property [separate or marital] in a divorce proceeding.  This particular legislative proposal has judges along with divorce attorneys up in arms. The tie-barred bills, 4672 along with 4673, introduced by Livonia Republican John…

State Bar Task Force Recommends Streamlining Courts System

Barry Howard (left) in addition to Edward Pappas. The lawyers saw This kind of coming long ago.  With waves of deep budget cuts crashing down upon the public sector, how could the judiciary keep-up with the ever higher demand for its high-quality service we have come to expect?  Judicial reform. At the direction of the Michigan…

No Joke: What's the Difference Between a Divorce as well as a Tatoo?

of which blog post is actually by the SBM Blog as well as is actually the original content of the State Bar of Michigan. As Michigan lawyers go about the work of convincing our state legislators of which a tax on legal services could be a fundamental as well as costly mistake (see “Unfair, Unwieldy,…