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Michigan Basic Practice Handbook, Sixth Edition

22 Key Legal Topics at Your Fingertips

When you need basic Michigan law and practical how-to advice for a wide range of subjects, this book can’t be beat. The set covers Michigan court procedure plus the core concepts in major practice areas. Whether you are a new lawyer who isn’t yet sure which areas you’ll practice in or an experienced lawyer who needs to answer questions outside your usual practice area, this book is a vital resource and will help you be able to:

  • Ask the right questions in planning estates and draft the basic documents
  • Follow a step-by-step guide to handling divorce cases
  • Understand landlords' and tenants' rights and how to enforce them
  • Handle a traffic offense, including a drunk driving case, from start to finish
  • Manage common issues in major practice areas

Highlights of the latest update include:

  • Coverage of new Michigan cases addressing civil and constitutional rights, custody, arbitration, evidence, premises liability, and more
  • Michigan Court Rule amendments concerning case evaluation, withdrawals of pleas, appellate briefs, and more
  • Discussion of new administrative rules governing worker's compensation proceedings
  • New statutes, including the Corporate Transparency Act
  • Updated 2022 minimum wage amounts
  • Updated 2022 cost-of-living adjustments and eligibility limits for estate planners

2254 pages, 2-volume, 7x10 paperback. Includes a download of drafted forms. Current to 08/01/22. Next update October 2023. Subscription service available.

Fully searchable and continually updated. Citations link to Michigan caselaw, statutes, and court rules. Includes online index, downloadable forms, and summary of changes. Price is for a one-year subscription.

Author A. Michelle Lane shares how this book helps new and experienced practitioners.