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MICHIGAN LAW IN THE NEWS

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Litigation, vacant spaces: How COVID-19 is shifting commercial real estate

For some commercial properties, the pandemic created immediate cash flow challenges as tenants saw steep revenue cuts.

Read more at MiBiz

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State’s virtual courtrooms surpass 500,000 hours

According to the Michigan Supreme Court, there have been more than 500,000 hours of online hearings held since March when Michigan legal proceedings were forced to be conducted on Zoom to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Read more at Grand Rapids Business Journal

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Supreme Court rules against Oakland County in foreclosure windfall case

Because of what was considered an oversight, Uri Rafaeli owed $8.41 in 2011 taxes on a rental property in Southfield.

Read more at Macomb Daily

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Wearing a mask does not void your concealed carry permit in Michigan

A search of Michigan laws on the state website finds only one reference to masks and guns, but it does not apply to lawful CPL carriers.

Read more at WZZM13.com

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Businesses must now enforce mask mandate

While the state does depend on local police agencies to help enforce this rule, the state can levy fines against businesses that are not making an effort to enforce the mask mandate.

Read more at WoodTV.com