LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It could cost more to be a Michigan lawyer.
The Michigan Supreme Court is accepting public comment on a proposal to raise dues for most lawyers by $70 a year to $385 or 22%.READ MORE: Consumer Alert: How To Avoid Fake N95, KN95 Masks
The State Bar of Michigan has not had a dues increase since 2003. The increase would help “continue the valuable services and resources the Bar provides for its members,” the court said.READ MORE: Flint Public Schools Staying Virtual Indefinitely Due To Large Amount Of Positive COVID-19 Cases
Lawyers help pay for the operations of the State Bar and the attorney discipline system.
The state’s Supreme Court is accepting comments until April 1. It also will hold a public hearing.MORE NEWS: State Fears Confusion After Michigan Restaurant Wins In Dining Ban Case
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