Month: April 2015

April 25, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

The National Coalition for Child Protection Reform has long been of the belief that more harm is done by removing children from their homes, even if those homes are not the happiest, than by leaving those children with their families. As it turns out, they were on to something. And there is evidence to prove…

April 23, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Detroit Abuse and Murder Prompts Homeschooling Reforms One of the many tragic details that came to light after the bodies of Mitchell Blair’s two children were found in a freezer by her front door, was the fact that they were homeschooled. Or, to be more specific, they were taken out of public school with the…

April 21, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Muskegon Mom Headed for Prison At 3 months of age, Oryn Bastian was removed from his parents care and placed into protective custody. And now his mother is going to prison for the role she played in his abuse.   Police records show that the infant was brought to Mercy Health hospital in Muskegon because…

April 16, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

There were a number of outbursts during a recent hearing in the Wayne County juvenile court, where officials are pressing forward in their efforts to terminate Mitchelle Blair’s parental rights. The “Freezer Mom” is currently also facing murder and torture charges after two of her children’s bodies were found in a freezer inside her apartment.

April 9, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Law & Order Special Victim’s Unit is a highly successful legal and crime drama show that has been running for decades and has an enormous following nationwide. But that is fiction, and the new special victim’s unit created by the University of Michigan Police Department is the real deal.

April 7, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Her tragic tale of abuse and murder has created a media storm across the country. And now, in addition to the child abuse charges she was initially faced with, Mitchelle Angela Blair is  facing murder charges as well. The 35-year-old Detroit mother has been charged with felony murder, premeditated murder and torture.

April 3, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Neighbor Reports Child Abuse 44-year-old Joshua Robert Demott of Flint has been charged with first degree child abuse, torture, and also first degree child abuse in the presence of another child. These are very serious charges and could result in a lifetime spent in prison. But in the wake of a neighbor’s tips to police,…