GRANDPARENTING TIME

Author: Donald Baranski

 

Michigan grandparents can ask a court to award them grandparenting time if one or more of the following situations apply:

  • the grandchild's parents have filed for divorce, "separate maintenance" (legal separation), or annulment in a Michigan court
  • the grandchild's parents are divorced, legally separated under a judgment of separate maintenance (a court has issued an order granting the parents a legal separation), or their marriage has been annulled
  • the...

The Michigan Court of Appeals just issued an opinion of first impression under the Revocation of Paternity Act [RPA]. MCL 722.1431 et.seq. The RPA was enacted in 2012 to determine the paternity of children in certain situations.  It is presumed that a husband is the father of any children conceived or born by his wife during the marriage. However, the husband may or may not be the biological father.  The case of interest is Jeremy Jones v Sharon Jones issued June 22, 2017.  In that case, the parties were married in 1998.  The parties lived in separate residences across the state...

Computer forensics can be used in many different situations today, and is used in a variety of cases including computer hacking, computer trespass, data fraud, child pornography, and many more. Computer forensics is used in a lot of Intellectual Property cases, which may include corporate espionage, trade secrets, or any other situation where there has been unlawful access to data. Computer forensics can be used to gather information about a victim, or a suspect, and just like any evidence, the information gathered must maintain “. . . the necessary chain of custody and data integrity.”[1...

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