September 11, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

For most parents, the idea of being accused of child abuse is too horrifying to contemplate. The idea that someone would think that your own children aren’t safe in your care, or that you don’t love your kids, is beyond heartbreaking. But what few people stop to consider when thinking about the horror of false…

September 5, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

It’s not illegal to have a few drinks and let your hair down, so to speak. In fact, it’s not even against the law to stay home and get blind drunk, as long as you’re not driving anywhere. And now that weed is legal in Michigan, it’s not even illegal to sit around and get…

September 3, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

The current law on how child abuse and neglect, and suspected child abuse and neglect are dealt with, is very clear. Any type of abuse or neglect of a child (including exposure to drugs or methamphetamines) must be reported to the police. And within 24 hours of that report, they’re required to reach out to…

August 29, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Welcome back and thanks for joining us. We’re looking at the issue of how a growing number of highly visible cases of sexual assault by doctors is changing the way people interact with their medical caregivers. As the Nassar case shows, doctors are often treated as ‘untouchable’, which is why it was so hard for…

August 27, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

There was a time when all someone had to do to be taken very seriously was to put on a white lab coat and drape a stethoscope around their neck. Why? Because for many decades doctors were seen as infallible. Their word was law. Their opinion was the last line drawn in the sand. But…

August 23, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

The Catholic church has come under increasing fire in recent decades for the horrifying number of priests being accused of sexually assaulting children. What makes the allegations worse is that in many cases, it seems other church authorities were aware of the abuses, but made every effort to cover them up instead of reporting them…

August 21, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Child abuse is a subject that has received a great deal of public interest and media attention in recent years. And in some ways that’s a really good thing. Instances of child abuse are rising, and the number of children in foster care needing stable homes is staggering. So it’s definitely a subject that needs…