Bulletin: MI2020005

Date:
June 08, 2020
To:
All Michigan Issuing Offices
RE:
UNDERWRITING - Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-08 of June 3, 2020

Dear Associates:

Please be advised that The Michigan Supreme Court, by its Administrative Order 2020-08 (attached), rescinded its prior Administrative Order 2020-4 that tolled (suspended) the periods for all fillings, jurisdictional and non-jurisdictional in the Michigan Appeals Court and Michigan Supreme Court.

Effective June 8, 2020 all appeal periods will begin running again for Court Orders entered before March 24, 2020. For all Orders entered after March 24, 2020 the applicable appeal period will start running June 8.

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THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
MI2020001 UNDERWRITING - Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-41
 
MI2020003 UNDERWRITING - Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-4 of March 26, 2020
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None