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  • E-Filing in appellate courts goes live in Jan.

    December 22, 2014

    The Michigan Supreme Court (MSC) and the Michigan Court of Appeals (COA) announced that their new e-filing system will go live in January. The system, which was authorized by MSC Administrative Order 2014-23, will be available in the MSC beginning

  • 'Federal Jurisdictional Principles' focus of FBA seminar offered Jan. 14

    December 22, 2014

    The Rise Committee of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will conduct the second in this year's Power Brown Bag Lunch Series on Selected Topics on Civil Litigation. The Wednesday, Jan. 14, session will be on "Federal

  • Snyder signs legislation increasing court efficiency

    December 22, 2014

    Last Thursday, Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation streamlining Michigan's district court system by creating more flexibility for magistrates. Senate Bill 931, sponsored by state Sen. Rick Jones, allows court magistrates to electronically authorize

  • Section hosts forum on same sex marriage

    December 22, 2014

    By Sheila Pursglove Legal News Imagine marrying in one state, taking a temporary job in another state where your children are born, then moving back home – to find your kids are no longer viewed as children of your marriage, and a second parent adoptio

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