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Can There Be More Than One “Final Order” for Purposes of Appeal?

USA - April 25 2019 As a general rule, the Michigan Court of Appeals’ jurisdiction is limited to appeals of right from a “final judgment or final order.” MCR 7.203(A)(1)...

Jurisdictional vs Nonjurisdictional Appeal Filing Deadlines

USA - March 1 2018 Most of us think of appeal filing deadlines as absolute. That certainly is the case under the Michigan Court Rules. But as demonstrated by a recent...

Michigan Supreme Court Holds That a Plaintiff is Not Permitted to Request a Change of Venue

USA - January 22 2018 When venue of a civil action is improper, Michigan Court Rule 2.223(A) provides that the court “shall” order a change of venue “on timely motion of a...

Michigan Court of Appeals Clarifies That the Offer of Judgment Rule Applies to a Judgment Entered on an Arbitration Award

USA - January 22 2018 Under Michigan’s “offer of judgment” rule, MCR 2.405, costs and attorney fees may be imposed on a party that rejects an offer to stipulate to entry of...

Cash Value of Life Insurance Policy Exempt From Garnishment

USA - August 1 2017 Michigan’s Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion interpreting a statutory provision exempting insurance proceeds from the reach of creditors in...

Joan Cripe Skrzyniarz, Kimberly J. Ruppel.