COVID-19 Information and Policies

At Roth Law, we take COVID-19 seriously. Much of our work deals with the elderly and vulnerable in our communities. Therefore, in accordance with CDC guidelines and state and local laws, rules, and regulations, we have adopted the following policies to be changed or replaced as necessary: All in-person meetings at the office are indefinitely […]

OMC Legal Aid Clinic Up and Running

Oakland Mediation Center and the Oakland County Legal Resources Center have partnered to provide a legal aid clinic to individuals at the Oakland County Legal Resources Center. The clinics are held from 1 pm to 3 pm on selected Thursdays throughout the year. The clinic will inform individuals about court procedures and forms, will advise […]

Official SCAO Forms Now Required to be Used Where Possible in Probate Court

MCR 5.113(A) has been amended.  The court rule amendment recently adopted by the Michigan Supreme Court, effective May 1, 2019, requires that the actual Supreme Court Administrative Office (SCAO) form, if one exists, must be filed with the probate courts.[1] Previously, documents “substantially in the form approved by the State Court Administrative Office” were acceptable […]

Attorney Roth Elected to OMC Board of Trustees

Attorney Gregory J. Roth is pleased to announce that he has been elected to the Oakland Mediation Center (OMC) Board of Trustees, which carries three, three-year terms. Mr. Roth joins notable attorneys including former Oakland County Probate Court Judge Elizabeth Pezzetti, Laurel F. McGiffert, Pamela E. Sawhney, and David Baumhart, as well as a team […]

Michigan Now Regulates Deed Solicitation

As of July 11, 2016, soliciting a fee for providing a copy of deed is a now regulated activity in the State of Michigan and carries civil penalties for noncompliance. The new law is known as the “Solicitation of Deeds Act. [1] A previous article provides background into what has been a contentious issue with […]

Roth Law Endorses and Supports Attorney Jennifer Callaghan for Probate Judge, 2016

To the Oakland County Community: I am pleased to endorse and support Attorney Jennifer Callaghan for Oakland County Probate Judge in the upcoming 2016 county/judicial election which coincides with the 2016 Presidential election. Probate judges play an important role in our community, handling family matters involving children, the elderly, and the disabled. I have had […]