Month: June 2015

June 24, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Port Huron Parents Could Face Life in Prison if Convicted of Child Abuse Port Huron Police responded on a Tuesday evening to a call about an unresponsive child. Authorities arrived to discover 5-year-old Mackenzie Maison and her 3-year-old sister, Makayla, in a terrible state. Both girls appeared severely malnourished and dehydrated. 

June 17, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

For the most part society tends to frown on drug abuse. And drug abuse in front of a child, especially if the child is considered to be endangered as a result, is rarely if ever acceptable. So it’s little wonder that the couple found passed out in a car with their 3-year-old daughter strapped into the backseat…

June 16, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Spanking children is one of those tricky subjects – some people believe wholeheartedly in it as a form of punishment, while others think it’s abusive and unacceptable. It is legal in Michigan to spank a child, but regardless of your personal views, most people would agree that if a child needs to be hospitalized because…

June 6, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Hilary Ulp Arraigned on First Degree Child Abuse Charges Just after 9 o’clock on a Friday morning, Kevin Kuras picked up his 14-month-old son, Nicolas Kuras, only to discover that something was terribly wrong with his baby. The child was completely unresponsive, his head flopping around on his neck. Frantic, he had his girlfriend, Hilary…

June 5, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Concealing a Body Charges in Baby’s Death The story is complex, and still holds a number of unanswered questions. But investigators are determined to get to the bottom of what caused baby Natallya’s death, and why her young father hid her body for days afterwards.

June 4, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Michigan Child Welfare System Widely Criticized After years under court oversight, Michigan’s child welfare system has come a long way on the road toward improved functionality. But not far enough, it seems. According to court-appointed monitors, the state’s child welfare programs have not made sufficient progress to be removed from the care of the court.