Archive | July, 2017

“NYTimes: In Minneapolis, Unusual Police Killing Raises an Old Outcry: Why?”


#WhyWaitfortheChaos . WHY WAIT FOR THE CHAOS after a police killing of a citizen? Why do we wait for community protest and prosecutions to define police work for us? Where are our Mayors , police chiefs , City Councils and any elected official or legislative body that managed or funds a police agency when the […]

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ATTORNEY FREES IN FLINT DIVORCE


Attorney fees in Flint divorce.  Presented here by Flint Divorce Attorney Terry Bankert 235-1970 http://www.attorneybankert.com “Under the ‘American rule,’ attorney fees are not recoverable as an element of costs or damages unless expressly allowed by statute, court rule, common-law exception, or contract.” Reed, 265 Mich App at 164 (citation omitted).” “In domestic relations cases, attorney […]

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#Flint – New Proposed Charter Keeps Strong Mayor, 9 Ward Councilpersons WITH checks and balances.


Citizens get Accountability, Transparency, Democracy, Change empowering an Ombudsman with teeth to make it happen! To learn about this Flint 8/8/17 Ballot proposal you are invited to any or all of the scheduled Community Forums. The NEW FLINT CHARTER *Stops the raiding of sewer and water funds. *Provides strong ethics and accountability provisions.*Establish a STRONGER […]

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POWER OF THE COURT TO DECIDE CHILD CUSTODY. 


What authority does the court have to decide child custody. “MCL 722.27 Child custody disputes; powers of court; support order; enforcement of judgment or order; child custody while parent on deployment.Sec. 7.” BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD IS THE STANDARD “(1) If a child custody dispute has been submitted to the circuit court as an […]

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“Opinion: Rand Paul’s reform proposal could revolutionize U.S. health care – Fox News”


“On June 27, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, urging … Paul’s proposal to “allow any individual, including self-employed individuals, to form associations for the purpose of purchasing group health insurance” would go a long way toward solving this policy dilemma. If people could form their own […]

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In a Flint Mi. Divorce is it equitable to lose half your assets?


In a Flint Mi. Divorce is it equitable to lose half your assets? It may be! “When dividing marital assets at the time of a divorce, “the goal is to reach an equitable division in light of all the circumstances.” McNamara v Horner, 249 Mich App 177, 188; 642 NW2d 385 (2002). Further, “[i]t is […]

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Recall/Receipt for filer of Petitions to Recall Flint Mayor Weaver. 


Filed 06/30/2017 Receipt for filer of Recall Petitions of Flint Mi. Mayor Karen Weaver.  This was the easy part for filer Arthur Woodson.  The role of the County Clerk is the procedure of receiving the 780 petition sheets within a deadline for review.  The Petitions then go to the Flint City Clerk to validate the […]

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“Bernstein: We are in the midst of a ‘malignant presidency’ – CNN ” To protect our Country Congress must limit Trumps power and start impeachment proceedings. We must oppose his policies and any person, organization, institution and elected official that supports him. We are cowards if we do not. We can look at Flint City, State of Michigan and our National Government filled with positioned leaders elected that serve only their own narrow personal benefits and their 1% friends. It is truly time for a change! @TerryBankert


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