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Woodruff, the Legal Lab, visits Court!

BY IN General

Woodruff is nearly five months old and went on his first trip to the court building.  Attorney Kendra Ortega attended several hearings in the 17th Circuit Court, and Woodruff accompanied her.  It was quite an adventure for Woodruff and Kendra. When attending a hearing at the 17th Circuit Court, litigants […]

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How Domestic Violence Victims Sometimes Lose Child Custody

BY IN Custody

Today, October 10, is Mental Health Awareness Day.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   These two subjects often intersect; sometimes with disastrous results. Let’s explore. In a domestic abuse situation, the physical abuse is frequently accompanied by emotional abuse.  To prevent the victim from reporting the abuse, the abuser will […]

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The Price of SnapChat

BY IN Custody

The Michigan Court of Appeals issued an interesting opinion yesterday.  As you may know, the Court of Appeals reviews a lower court’s ruling to determine whether the judge followed Michigan law.   At the trial level, one judge rules on the matter; at the Court of Appeals level, three judges review […]

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