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Our Client Confidentiality Policy Takes Effect When You Walk in the Door!

Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct  Rule: 1.6 Confidentiality of Information (a) “Confidence” refers to information protected by the client-lawyer privilege under applicable law, and “secret” refers to other information gained in the professional relationship that the client has requested be held inviolate or the disclosure of which would be embarrassing or would be likely to…

Who were Bankruptcy Court Judges from the Past in the Northern Division of the Eastern District of Michigan?

I was working on a CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY matter recently and my client had filed a CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY years ago – back before everything was computerized. He couldn’t remember who the judge was so BOB DENTON helped me fill in the blanks and I just want to share the information: HON. HARVEY D.WALKER               1977…

The new MEANS TEST numbers effective May 1, 2012 for filing Bankruptcy in Michigan

Effective May 1, 2012, here are the new MEANS TEST numbers for filing BANKRUPTCY IN MICHIGAN: 1 person household      $45,056 2 person household      $51,660 3 person household      $60,313 4 person household      $72,454 * Add $7,500 for each individual in excess of 4. Also remember that household size is based on “head in beds” – not…

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