Category: Civil

Michigan Emancipation of Minors

Are you at least age 16 and want to know how you can become emancipated? Become Emancipated — File a Petition The Emancipation of Minors...

Illegal Debt Collection Practices

What are illegal debt collection practices?  A frequent inquiry involves the question of creditors and what they can say to the debtor or to third...

Patient Access to Psychiatric Medical Records

Inquiry re Patient Access to Psychiatric Medical Records – HIPAA: A patient sees a psychiatrist for several sessions for diagnosed mental illness requiring treatment. The...

Unauthorized Recordings – Eavesdropping

Perhaps you have wanted to record a phone conversation or video taped someone in your house, and wondered whether this is permitted by law. Alternatively,...

Adverse Possession

Adverse possession regards rights in the land of another. Acquiring property by adverse possession is analogous to acquiring an easement by prescription. To acquire a...