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Sixth Circuit Holds That Limiting Discussion at Public Meetings to Relevant Issues and Removing Disruptive Audience Does Not Violate Constitution

O’Reilly Rancilio attorneys Marc Kaszubski and Nathan Petrusak successfully defended the City of Sterling Heights in a federal court challenge involving the Open Meetings Act. The case (Youkhanna, et al. v. City of Sterling Heights, et al. No. 18-1… Read More
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Categories: Municipal

New Child Visitation Guidelines May Affect Some Recently-Separated Families

The Macomb County Friend of the Court (FOC) released significant revisions to its Parenting Time Guidelines earlier this year. These changes may have an affect on many families who deal with the FOC and family law, so it’s important to take note. Read More
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5G Wireless Connectivity Will Come at a Steep Price for Most Communities

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) updated its infrastructure policy to encourage the private sector to invest in 5G networks. Local community officials believe the regulatory process is important, and the FCC is taking away local control. Read More
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Categories: Municipal

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules that Government Officials Who Ban or Block Users Violate the First Amendment

Government officials and their followers who use social media platforms to communicate should pay attention to a recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling. The court ruled that government officials who ban or block users violate the First Amendment. Read More
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Categories: Municipal

Employer Rights: What Happens When an Employee Legally Obtains Marijuana in Michigan?

What happens when an employee legally obtains a medical marijuana permit or lawfully uses recreational marijuana?  What if the employee shows up for work while intoxicated from using marijuana? Is the employer able to discipline or fire the employee… Read More
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Categories: Business

O'Reilly Rancilio Law Clerk Dean Michel Recognized By The Oakland County Legal News

The Oakland County Legal News recognized O’Reilly Rancilio summer law clerk Dean Michel in their July 29, 2019 edition.  The article, titled “Litigation Vocation: Movies inspired student to enter the legal field,” focused on what motivated De… Read More
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Failure to Heed Public Act 572 of 2018 and its Amendments to the Michigan Marketable Record Title Act May Result in Lost Title

Without notice to preserve your interests, real property owners in Michigan may find their rights extinguished and titles lost simply by the passage of time. Read More
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Categories: Real Estate

In 2020, Michigan Is Changing the Scope of Discovery Rule to Stress that Requests Are Supposed to Be Proportional

The amendment allows parties to object that discovery requests are out of proportion to the needs of a case. It also deletes language that used to be the basis of many motions to compel discovery.The Old Language: "Any Matter . . . Which is Relevant… Read More
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Michigan Courts To Limit Interrogatories and Require Initial Disclosures, Starting in 2020

On June 19, 2019, the Michigan Supreme Court amended the court rules covering discovery in civil cases. The new rules take effect on January 1st, 2020. Read More
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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Changes in Michigan’s Fireworks Law for 2019

This Fourth of July in Michigan, tens of thousands of residents will likely gather with friends and family to celebrate the holiday, grill hotdogs, and of course, watch fireworks displays. Read More
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Categories: Municipal, Uncategorized

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The Oakland County Legal News recognized O’Reilly Rancilio summer law clerk Dean Michel in their July 29, 2019 edition.  The article, titled “Litigation Vocatio… Read More
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On May 15, 2019, O’Reilly Rancilio was honored at the Sterling Edge Awards as Legacy Partner of the Year for its long-standing relationship with the City of St… Read More
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O’Reilly Rancilio attorneys Marc Kaszubski and Nathan Petrusak successfully defended the City of Sterling Heights in a federal court challenge involving the Open M… Read More
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The Macomb County Friend of the Court (FOC) released significant revisions to its Parenting Time Guidelines earlier this year. These changes may have an affect on m… Read More
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