Month: February 2016

February 26, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Melissa Mitin, the young Okemos mother accused of murdering her newborn baby daughter by placing her facedown in a waste paper basket at a family friend’s home, is now facing another very serious charge.

February 24, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Flint Man Charged With Child Abuse   Cameron Wells, a 27-year-old Flint resident, has been charged with multiple counts of child abuse and assault with intent to murder for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s two toddlers. But according to the father of the two little boys, this isn’t a new phenomena, and he has been trying…

February 19, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Michigan’s Safe Haven law, also known as the “safe delivery” law, took effect on January 1st. 2001. This law allows a Michigan parent to safely and anonymously surrender an infant to authorities within 72 hours, or three days, of the child’s birth. No questions asked. No legal backlash. No criminal charges.

February 15, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Abuse Allegations Involve Students at Drug Treatment Boarding School   Although this story doesn’t take place in Michigan, it involves a drug addiction treatment center.  We have a number of those here in the mitten state, and teenagers come from states all over the country to use them. So while this incident didn’t happen here,…

February 13, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Jennifer Marie Klutman, a former firefighter and EMT from Middleville, has admitted to making false claims of domestic abuse against a person who doesn’t actually exist. Which sounds confusing, indeed, so let’s break down the events as they took place…

February 8, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  One of the issues that has been raised since the death of Mackenzie Maison and the trial of her parents, Andrew and Hilery Maison, is the issue of mandatory reporting. Specifically, whether or not relatives should be legally required to report child abuse.

February 1, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Jury Finds Hilery and Andrew Maison Guilty on All Counts It only took four hours for the jury to deliberate, before finding both Hilery and Andrew Maison guilty on all counts. The couple, accused of starving and abusing Andrew’s two daughters to the point that it caused one’s death and severe malnutrition in the other,…