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Sterling Heights, Michigan is the 4th largest city in the state with a population of 127,000 residents. Until the 1950’s, Sterling Heights was an agricultural area devoted to the growth of crops such as rhubarb to be sold in nearby Detroit. However, in 1968 the city was officially incorporated as a city within Macomb County. Since 1968, Sterling Heights has gained publicity for earning the number 19 spot in Money Magazine’s “90 Best Small Cities” to live in. In addition, Morgan Qunito’s 2006 rankings of the safest cities in America placed Sterling Heights as the nations 6th safest city with a population between 100,000 and 499,999 residents.
Experienced Sterling Heights lawyers can be found to assist clients in a variety of legal fields. Sterling Heights lawyers represent clients with business law and employment law cases. Sterling Heights lawyers are also able to represent clients in questions of law related to family law, wills and trusts, and bankruptcy law.
Sterling Heights lawyers practice law in Macomb County and their cases are generally heard in either the Macomb County Circuit Court or the Macomb County District Court. Macomb County Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all civil cases involving damages in excess of $25,000. The Macomb County District Court hears all misdemeanor criminal offenses and civil claims that are less than $25,000 in damages. Macomb County District Court also hears all landlord/tenant disputes.
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