Items Tagged with 'Michigan Court of Appeals'


Governor Snyder appoints attorney to appeals court

June 5, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — An assistant attorney general has been promoted to judge at the Michigan Court of Appeals. Read More

Overseas cigarette shipment turns costly

September 29, 2017
| By AP
LANSING — A Michigan man who sent thousands of cigarettes to a friend overseas appears to be on the hook for thousands of dollars in taxes. Read More

National legal association elects judge president

January 2, 2017
A long-time judge in Grand Rapids has been elected president of a national legal association. Read More

Kent Land Bank flips its houses in 2014

All 110 of the KCLBA’s marketable houses will probably be sold by year-end.

December 26, 2014
Kent County Land Bank Authority had a good year, in the view of its executive director, Dave Allen, and not just because the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed against it by a group of disgruntled real estate agents and investors. Read More

Townships appeal tribunal’s tax breaks

LANSING — The battle against a property tax advantage for big box retailers has been taken to the Michigan Court of Appeals. Read More

Realtor misled condominium buyers

Couple is entitled to more than $470,000 in damages.

November 22, 2013
LANSING — A couple who bought a South Haven condo built on contaminated land two blocks from Lake Michigan is entitled to about $470,000 in damages from the realtor and her real estate agency that handled the deal, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled. Read More

Point West development project moves forward along lakeshore

November 8, 2013
Last month, the Michigan Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal filed in 2012 by a group of Macatawa Park cottage owners regarding zoning requirements for Point West I, Nan Van Andel’s 40-unit residential development project located in Park Township. Read More

Jane Markey blazes judicial trail

August 12, 2013
The Honorable Jane Markey does not allow status quo and conventional wisdom to determine her future. She blazed trails for women by enrolling in law school in 1978, when women entering legal studies were a distinct minority. Read More