e-Journal Summary

e-Journal Number : 49683
Opinion Date : 09/13/2011
e-Journal Date : 09/19/2011
Court : Michigan Court of Appeals
Case Name : Pyscher v. Barber
Practice Area(s) : Personal Protection Orders
Judge(s) : Memorandum - Sawyer, Donofrio, and Ronayne Krause
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Issues:

Whether the appeal was moot; B P 7 v. Bureau of State Lottery; Hayford v. Hayford

Summary

Since while the appeal was pending, the PPO at issue expired by its express terms, the court held that the appeal was moot and dismissed. Respondent-Barber appealed the trial court's order denying her motion to dismiss the PPO. "An issue is deemed moot when an event occurs that renders it impossible for a reviewing court to grant relief." Respondent did not identify any collateral consequences from the continued existence of the expired PPO.

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