Items Tagged with 'Michigan Court of Appeals'


Bailiffs in their 80s lose appeal over dismissal

September 25, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — The Michigan appeals court has rejected claims of discrimination by two men in their 80s who were removed as bailiffs at a Detroit court because of their health. Read More

New rules for transferring business real property without uncapping

May 3, 2019
Will transferring business real property from one family entity to another trigger higher property taxes? Read More

Transferring the family cottage may be tougher in 2019

February 22, 2019
Thanks to a recent decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals, transferring your family cottage into a limited liability company could increase your property taxes significantly. Read More

Michigan court orders $12 minimum wage initiative on ballot

August 23, 2018
LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals has ordered that an initiative to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 be placed on the November ballot, rejecting the restaurant industry's challenges to petition signatures and how the measure is written. Read More

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