Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – May 2023 Memorandum Service of Process – Who is in charge of the office? Troy, MI. The Michigan Court Rules provide a process for individuals to file a complaint in court in order to seek redress for grievances. This process is important for ensuring that individuals are able to […]
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Time Limit on Substitution of Parties – When is it too Late to Step in for a Late Litigant?
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – April 2023 Memorandum Time Limit on Substitution of Parties – When is it too Late to Step in for a Late Litigant? While certainly tragic for family and unfortunate for counsel, the death of a party mid-litigation is not an uncommon occurrence. In instances where a deceased party’s claim […]
Extending the running of the Statute of Limitations to allow time to work with a cooperative debtor.
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – March 2023 Memorandum Extending the running of the Statute of Limitations to allow time to work with a cooperative debtor. While in the course of litigating breach of contract actions, it is not uncommon for Defendants to reach-out in an attempt to negotiate a payment arrangement that avoids the […]
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – February 2023 Memorandum Who owns the funds in a joint bank account in Michigan? The “realities of ownership”. Does the addition of a joint tenant on a bank account vest not only the right to access every last dollar in the account but also vest all funds to the […]
Statute of limitations on an Illinois breach of an installment contract? You may have longer than you realize.
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – January 2023 Memorandum Statute of limitations on an Illinois breach of an installment contract? You may have longer than you realize. Troy, Michigan –Simon PLC is frequently approached by clients who discover an old file that hasn’t been worked in years. More often than not, the initial communication includes […]
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – December 2022 Memorandum Practice Tip: Homestead Property – Who Signs the Mortgage? Troy, Michigan – Your client is preparing to close on a commercial loan to support his new business venture. The bank requires a pledge of his residence as supplemental collateral. He calls you and asks, “Why does […]
Aftermath of the NYS Court of Appeals Landmark Decision in Freedom Mortgage Corporation v. Engel
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – November 2022 Memorandum Aftermath of the NYS Court of Appeals Landmark Decision in Freedom Mortgage Corporation v. Engel Troy, Michigan – To overturn the impact of the New York Court of Appeals’ decision in Freedom Mtge. v. Engel, 37 N.Y.3d 1 (N.Y. 2021), the New York State Legislature introduced […]
Troy, Michigan – A lessee of commercial equipment – copier/scanner, telephone or computer network, industrial equipment and other items not intended for personal or household use – stops making payments to the lessor due to some defect in the equipment and/or the failure or inability of the third-party vendor to service it. The lessee appears […]
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – September 2022 Memorandum Options Available To Marijuana Businesses and Distressed Assets in Default in Michigan Troy, Michigan – Michigan’s cannabis industry continues to experience high growth and demand. This has attracted a larger than ever number of grow facilities and product in the marketplace. But all is not rosy, […]
Simon PLC Attorneys & Counselors – August 2022 Memorandum Important Developments Under Michigan’s New Uniform Assignment of Rents Act Troy, Michigan – When a lender makes a loan on income-producing real estate, the lender often requires the borrower to execute an “Assignment of Leases and Rents.” If it becomes necessary for the lender to institute […]