Florida Runaways

Florida’s law prohibiting runaways to get help is illegal because the language is not clear in that it conflicts with itself. On the one hand,...

Michigan Child Abuse Laws

Michigan Child Abuse Laws can be found in Michigan Compiled Laws: Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Act MCL 722.601 – 722.613 Michigan Child Protection...

Bankruptcy and Land Contract Forfeiture

Inquiry: What does a land contract vendor (seller) do when he has served an eviction notice upon the buyer for non-payment of rent, and the...

Impact of Divorce on Will

The devise to the divorcee fails and becomes a part of the residue estate. See MCL 700.2801 Effect of divorce, annulment, decree of separation, bigamy,...

Untried Charges Against Michigan Inmates

MCL 780.131 et seq. provides that when the department of corrections receives notice of an untried warrant, indictment, information, or complaint against a Michigan inmate,...

Hard to Police What Goes on in Foster Homes

Report: N.J. spent approximately $51.7 million on 317 child neglect and abuse lawsuits NJ spent approximately $517 million on 317 child neglect and abuse lawsuits...

Michigan Runaways

Can a 16 year old leave home without permission? No. If the individual is under age 18, they are a “minor”. MCL 722.1. The age...

Michigan Tenants by the Entireties

Inquiry: Can creditors of either spouse attach attach property owned by the entireties”. I have read that real property owned by married couples in Michigan...