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ADR SPOTLIGHT: Mediator-arbitrator conduct after arbitration and mediation

February 24, 2017

By Lee Hornberger Introduction An interesting decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals demonstrates the ethical challenges posed by long standing, close relationships between attorneys and the arbitrators and mediators they select. Hartman v Hartman, unpublished ...

COMMENTARY: Imputation continued - what you need to know

February 24, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek   This article will continue looking at the Michigan Child Support Formula (MCSF) 2017 imputation factors found in §2.01(G), and examine the remaining factors considered by the court when assigning a parent “potential ...

COMMENTARY: Parenting time schedules and best interests of child

February 24, 2017

By Henry S. Gornbein   In Michigan we are governed by the best interests of the child statute which looks at 12 factors for the court to follow when there is a child custody or parenting time dispute.   In the vast majority of divorces or paternity ...

Getting to know ... Anthony Marcum

February 24, 2017

Anthony Marcum is an attorney with Lorandos Joshi, P.C. in Ann Arbor. A native of Eastern Ohio, he attended Ohio State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in history and political science. Marcum attended law school at Rutgers Law School, ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Jamaican Breakfast

February 24, 2017

One of the things I love about travel is trying the local cuisine. When I’m lucky, I get to try foods I’ve never tasted, or even heard of. A recent trip to Jamaica found me doing just that. Yes, there was the ubiquitous jerk chicken and Red ...

Legal People

February 24, 2017

Laura M. Neme has joined Secrest Wardle's Troy office as an associate attorney. She is a member of the Motor Vehicle Litigation practice group. Neme specializes in first and third party no-fault auto insurance litigation. She has experience with all aspects ...