Month: September 2016

September 30, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  38-year-old Hilary Ulp of Clinton Township has been convicted of first degree child abuse. Following her week-long trial, the jury took only 35 minutes to deliberate, before returning the guilty verdict. The accusations against Ulp that resulted in this verdict stemmed from an incident that took place on May 14th, 2015.   Ulp was…

September 22, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  In a very recent article, we shared with you a situation in which two young moms are facing child abuse charges for leaving their children alone at home while they went shopping. What makes this case somewhat singular is the fact that Michigan doesn’t actually have any laws in place for when a parent…

September 20, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  A few days ago, just after 4 pm, a mother was arrested by police while waiting to pick up her son after school. The reason, officers say, is because she was under the influence of illegal drugs while behind the wheel, and that after her son got off the bus, she would likely have…

September 16, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

In September of 2015, then-20-year-old Marc Steven Hartnett was arraigned on several very serious child abuse charges in Osceola County‚Äôs 77th District Court. He was accused of abusing and torturing his girlfriend’s 19-month-old child. Now, almost a year later, he has accepted a plea bargain and pled guilty to a child abuse charge.   According…

September 14, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  TLC, home of ‘What Not To Wear’, ‘Toddlers in Tiaras’ and the ever disputed ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ has been the center of a great deal of controversy over the years. Their reality shows, which often focus on families with unusual lifestyles, often put ‘ordinary people’ in the spotlight. Which means that when…

September 9, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Andria Downes and Alexandria Dockery, two young mothers from East Lansing who are both 25-years-old, are facing child abuse charges for leaving their children alone to go shopping. The pair have both been charged with misdemeanors.   According to the East Lansing Police Department, the incident began with a trip to Meijer. The two…

September 7, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  24-year-old Jonathan Karney has handled some ups and downs of late when it comes to some child abuse charges he was facing. His charges have gone from two felonies to one, but then his no jail agreement got turned on it’s head. All in all, it’s been a rough ride for everyone involved.  …