Month: July 2016

July 31, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

In 2003, Marcus Claudius Oglesby of Runnemede, New Jersey, was convicted of second degree child abuse here in Michigan, and sentenced to prison. After three years he was released, but now, thirteen years after that initial conviction, Oglesby is facing charges again. This time it’s because his daughter, who was only 8-months-old when he was…

July 27, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Donny Hancock, a 20-year-old father from Backus Township in Roscommon County, is accused of having violently abused his infant son, causing his eventual death. At the preliminary examination, the baby’s mother provided testimony for the court, detailing the fact that she had no idea that Hancock was abusing their son and that she had nothing…

July 21, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Daveeta Walker, a 25-year-old mother from Kalamazoo, is accused of abusing and torturing her 4-year-old daughter, Kharisma, to death. Judge Vincent Westra determined that there was sufficient evidence for the case to be heard in front of a jury, and so he bound her over for trial in the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court. However, a…

July 16, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Charlisa Wood was accused of severely injuring her then-boyfriend’s 4-year-old son by burning and beating him, causing him life-threatening injuries.In December of 2015, the court found her guilty of child abuse, torture, and assault with intent to do great bodily harm, and she was sentenced to spend decades behind bars. But a few months ago…

July 13, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Social Media is great for a lot of things – catching up with friends and family who live far away, watching cat videos, and sharing pictures of your kids with your loved ones, to name but a few. However, social media can be a dangerous platform when people are pointing fingers, making accusations, and placing…

July 12, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Michael David Kragor, a 23-year-old resident of Manistee, is accused of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl. He is also accused of taking naked pictures of the little girl, using her mother’s cell phone.   According to Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, the girl’s mother, who is Kragor’s girlfriend, found naked pictures…

July 11, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Dr. Vijay Kumar, a 49-year-old GOP candidate for state representative in Michigan, has been accused of both health care fraud and the molestation of a teenaged girl. The Republican candidate is a physical therapist who owns and operates five physical therapy businesses in Ogemaw County.   According to press releases made available to the public,…

July 3, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

After a highly controversial child custody case spread like wildfire through the media, one Judge was brought into close focus for what many were claiming was unethical behavior on the bench. As it turns out, the Judicial Review Board agrees, and has ruled that Oakland County Court Judge Lisa Gorcyca is guilty of misconduct.  …