Author: Abuse and Neglect Attorney

September 14, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Every now and again a book comes out that hits home so perfectly, that touches on issues everyone knows are wrong, yet no one knows how to change or address. And this book is a perfect example of that.   Small Animals: Parenting in the Age of Fear is a book by Kim Brooks…

September 8, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back. We’ve been discussing the difficult spot that victims of domestic violence and abuse are put in when they’re accused of failing to protect their children. As we mentioned in the previous article, people in abusive relationships are often viewed as abusers themselves, because they aren’t making an effort to protect their children….

September 5, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  People who’ve never been abused can’t understand why anyone would stay in an abusive relationship. It simply doesn’t make sense to their rational mind. But that right there’s the rub – it isn’t a rational thing. It’s so much more, so much deeper than that. And for parents, particularly mothers, who are trapped in…

August 26, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  When you hear about someone in the news being faced with “child abuse charges“, this could actually mean a lot of different things. The Michigan penal code contains many different criminal charges relating to child abuse that a prosecutor can choose from. Which charge they choose to bring depends entirely on the circumstances of…

August 20, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  One of the greatest challenges people in certain professions face, is when someone else doing the same work is convicted of a work-related crime. When a cop is charged with excessive use of force, it changes the way people interact with other officers, even if they had nothing to do with the incident. If…

August 15, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for this interesting discussion on the long term health effects of childhood abuse. As we mentioned in the previous article, the results of a recent 30 year study have been able to conclusively link childhood abuse with much higher rates of endometriosis. However, as it turns…

August 12, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  It’s common knowledge at this point – childhood abuse has lasting consequences. Children who are abused, whether it’s physical, sexual, or psychological, grow up with a host of behavioral and emotional problems. From depression and higher instances of substance abuse, to self harming behaviors and difficulty forming intimate relationships, abused children spend the rest…

August 8, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Hearing about a parent who gets investigated by CPS or the police because a child they were caring for was hurt may be sad, but it makes sense in it’s own way. After all, if they were the parent “on duty” at the time, then it makes sense that they would be the person…

August 4, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  As parents living in this age of social media and phone cameras, you have to be extra careful of what you say and do in public. There’s always someone around whose more interested in getting hits on their YouTube channel, rather than helping a struggling parent. And because practically everyone has a cell phone…