Palmertree interloc.

Shelly Ashley Palmertree is the Circuit Clerk of Warren County.  Rcently she was indicted for embezzlement. She began her tenure as Circuit Clerk in 2004.  Before that, her father, Larry Ashley was the Circuit Clerk and Shelly was a deputy clerk.   Over the years, the State Auditor investigated the clerk’s office regarding unearned fees…

Decisions – Ct. of App. – March 25, 2014 – part one

Jane is having problems posting the following information, which is the first part of the opinions handed down by the Court of Appeals today. So, even though this post appears under my name, Jane wrote it. Manhattan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center v. Pace – Plaintiffs alleged that the nursing home caused their 84-year-old relative to…

Ct. of App. – oral arg. – Wed., March 26, 2014

The Court of Appeals will hear two arguments Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Cleveland MHC v. City of Richland – this is a zoning case. The City of Richland passed an ordinance stating that if a mobile home was removed from the Cleveland Mobile Home Park, it could not be replaced by another mobile home on…

Biloxi attorney pleads guilty to massive fraud

The Sun Herald is reporting today that Stephen Colson pleaded guilty to a bill of information in federal court yesterday.  He was a settlement and closing attorney who owned Prestige Title and Advanced Title and Escrow.  He was diverting funds from his escrow account for personal use and covering up the missing funds with later-received…

Federal Opinions of Interest

Jane warned me that trying to post about all the Fifth Circuit handdowns every day would kill me. She was right. I am now posting this as a ghost. If you have a case against me, I am filing pleadings from beyond the grave. Oh, I’m kidding. But it has been a hectic six weeks.…