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Now That Marijuana is Legal in Michigan, Should Employers Relax Their Drug Screening Policies?

Michigan employers may wonder if they should relax their policies on employee drug testing with the Nov. 8, 2018 passage of Proposal 1, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act. Read More
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Youth Caught Vaping in Michigan Face Misdemeanor Charges

A youth who violates the law is guilty of a misdemeanor and may be subject to various fines, required to attend health promotion and risk reduction programs, and perform community service hours. Read More
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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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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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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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Recreational Marijuana Is Legal Tomorrow –What Does that Actually Mean and What Are the Benefits and Pitfalls of the New Law?

By Eric C. Turnbull On November 6, 2018, the State of Michigan voted “Yes” to Proposal 1 and authorized adult recreational marijuana statewide. The law will become effective December 6, 2018, which is tomorrow as I am writing this. So while th… Read More
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Michigan Sports Betting May Be On Its Way - What Happened and What's Happening

By Eric C. Turnbull If you paid any attention to this over the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion that cleared away a long-standing federal ban on sports betting and allowed the states to regulate sports betting on their own. Since t… Read More
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New Rules Provide Level Ground for Military Parents in Custody Battles

By Paul B. Addis Prior to September 2015, a military parent who was subject to child custody proceedings could lose custody of his or her child permanently while if for active duty. Courts were able to use the military parent’s deployment as eviden… Read More
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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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Michigan employers may wonder if they should relax their policies on employee drug testing with the Nov. 8, 2018 passage of Proposal 1, the Michigan Regulation and T… Read More
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A youth who violates the law is guilty of a misdemeanor and may be subject to various fines, required to attend health promotion and risk reduction programs, and per… Read More
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