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Federal RICO lawsuit alleges sheriff traded police favors for cash

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- A federal RICO lawsuit alleges Sheriff Robert Pickell received payments in exchange for deputizing residents who he believe would advanced his political power. The lawsuit filed Wednesday, Jan. 25, in Detroit U.S. District Court by attorney Scott Batey alleges Pickell deputized people for $65-$300 a...

Michigan State Regulated Fees

PROCESS SERVICE FEES Effective: March 28, 2013 MCL Description Fee1 600.2559(1)(a) Personal service of a summons and complaint in a civil action, $23.00 along with supporting documents, for each defendant.2 600.2559(1)(b) Personal service of an affidavit of account and statement,. $23.00 for each defendant.2 600....

Law Change

End of 2013, a new law took effect to exempt process servers from trespassing. State Sen. Rick Jones introduced the legislation. Previously, there was nothing to protect the process server from entering a property marked "No Trespassing" this law enables process servers to now enter a property. Now, a process server can...