March 25, 2015
MATTHEW HELTON, Plaintiff-Appellant,
LISA MARIE BEAMAN and DOUGLAS BEAMAN, Defendants-Appellees
COA: 314857. Oakland CC Family Division: 2012-798218-DP.
Robert P. Young, Jr., Chief Justice. Stephen J. Markman, Mary Beth Kelly, Brian K. Zahra, Bridget M. McCormack, David F. Viviano, Richard H. Bernstein, Justices.
By order of the Chief Justice, the defendants-appellees, having failed to file a brief on appeal in contravention of the order granting leave to appeal and MCR 7.309(B)(2) for the stated reason that counsel, who appeared on their behalf in the
Court of Appeals, was not compensated to represent them in this Court, forfeit the right to oral argument when the case is heard at the April 2015 session of the Court. MCR 7.309(B)(3). In light of that forfeiture, the time allotted to plaintiff-appellant for oral argument shall be limited to fifteen minutes. MCR 7.315(B).