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...

What is an Arraignment? Is a lawyer needed?

According to Black’s Law Dictionary, an arraignment is a procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge against...

Anti-Lapse Statutes

Most states have anti-lapse statutes. Black’s Law Dictionary Sixth Edition defines ‘anti-lapse statute’ as legislation enacted in most jurisdictions to provide for the testamentary passing...

Michigan Ticket Scalping

In Michigan, selling tickets for a price in excess of the general admission advertised or charged a.k.a. ticket scalping, is a misdemeanor (90-days / $100...

Simple Steps to Expunge Record

There are simple steps to follow to expunge your record.  Expunging criminal records is addressed in Michigan Public Act 1965, entitled, Setting Aside Convictions, and...

Easily self-publish your book!

Getting your book published isn’t the daunting task you think it is, especially now that there are outfits like Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing that allow...

Garnishment

Find the Michigan statutory law on garnishment and attachment at MCL 600.4001 et seq. and the procedural rules at MCR 3.101. Garnishment allows a creditor...