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When Children Live with a Child Murderer Endorsed by the Family Court

A very worried Trisha Conlon This bizarre family law custody case is playing out in Seattle, WA.  The unusual facts of the case bring into sharp focus the challenge of putting parents’ often-questionable decisions through review by a family court judge. In 1995 Trisha Conlon married Marine fighter pilot John Cushing, Jr.; a man with […]

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Senate Proposes Statewide Registry for Medical Marijuana Patients & Caregivers

Earlier this week, a bill was submitted to the plenary Michigan Senate by the Judiciary Committee that would require a state-wide registry for medical marijuana patients and care providers.  Senator Rick Jones, a sponsor of the proposed legislation and chairman of the judiciary committee said the registry would be a “critical tool” for law enforcement. […]

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New Court Rules Expand Jury's Role in Michigan Trials

This week, the Michigan Supreme Court integrated one of its pilot projects, involving the specific tasks of trial jurors, into the Michigan Rules of Court.  The significant changes take effect September 1st. The MSC order, with only Justice Diane Hathaway dissenting, essentially revolutionizes the role of the jury.  Trial lawyers will note the sea change authorized by […]

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Five Red Flags that Your Divorce Attorney is on the Wrong Road

Divorce lawyers are expensive; far too expensive for what most families need in a divorce proceeding.  If you are involved in a divorce, here are some warning signs to help you determine whether you are getting your money’s worth for this important service. 1.  Lack of Communication.  A breakdown in communication is the number one cause of […]

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Divorcee Rips Ex-Spouse on His Blog

Boy, would I welcome the chance to write this appeal. A family court judge in Bucks County, Pennsylvania has enjoined divorcee Anthony Morelli from operating his web site devoted to his ex-wife; thepsychoexwife. Judge Diane Gibbons based her decision on grounds the Father’s blog, which details his failed marriage, his tortuous divorce process, and its […]

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