December 14, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  The Michigan-based female genital mutilation case that rocked the nation over the last two years came to a surprising an rather controversial end recently, when a federal judge dismissed the charges on the grounds that they aren’t constitutional. Come again? What was that, you wonder? How on earth can cutting the genitals of little…

December 12, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us again as we wrap up this somewhat controversial topic. We’ve been talking about how the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan could impact parents and kids moving forward, specifically from a child abuse standpoint. We’ve already discussed what the new law says about children’s access to…

November 23, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Hey there, and welcome back. We’ve been talking about the fact that recreational marijuana is now legal in Michigan, and what kind of potential issues and troubles that may bring up for parents in future. We’ve already discussed the fact that the new law doesn’t allow anyone under the age of 21 to use…

November 22, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Happy Thanksgiving from The Kronzek Firm!   We hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful day this Thanksgiving! As a firm we are very grateful for our clients and community.   Please remember, statistics show that there increased numbers of domestic violence encounters, which includes greater risks of child abuse, during the…

November 20, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  On November 6th, Michigan became the first state in the midwest to legalize recreational marijuana. It was a very controversial vote that has garnered a great deal of support, and a lot of public outcry along the way. But how will this new law change things for parents? And what do Michigan parents need…

November 15, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for this discussion on Native American child abuse crimes, and why they’re handled differently. As we pointed out in the previous article, where the crime happens has a lot to do with how it’s handled.   Crimes committed on Indian Reservations are investigated by tribal police and…

November 14, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  If you’ve ever read about a child abuse case involving Native Americans, you’ll also notice that those cases aren’t handled in the same way as other child neglect and abuse cases in Michigan. And you may have wondered why. Well, there are a couple of reasons, depending on the circumstances, and we’d like to…

November 10, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for this discussion on your rights during a CPS investigation. As we mentioned in our previous article, many people know their Miranda rights when they get arrested, but they have no idea what rights they have when CPS shows up on their doorstep!   The United…

November 7, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Many people are familiar with their rights when they get arrested for alleged criminal activity. They know they have the right to remain silent despite police questioning, and the right to an attorney. After all, just about everyone has seen a movie where someone gets arrested and read their Miranda rights.   But did…

November 1, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back to this conversation about how parents should talk to their children about sexual abuse. In a nutshell, we’re looking at the difficulties that come up when a parent questions their child about a possible sexual abuse situation. Obviously, as parents, we want to know that our kids are safe, and find out…