August 7, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Take a look at anyone’s dating profile online and chances are you’ll find that most people aren’t as honest about themselves as they’d like you to believe. Whether it’s make up, lighting and angles used to make them look 20 years younger (and 20 Lbs lighter), or simple a profile pic from a couple of…

August 1, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Child sexual abuse, also called molestation, is one of the hardest accusations to defend against. Because it’s an emotional subject, and people are conditioned to believe the word of the victim and the cops providing testimony during the trial, it can be extremely difficult to get a fair trial. Anyone who is falsely accused is…

July 25, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Ever since the huge female genital mutilation scandal that took the Detroit area by storm in April of 2017, the subject has made headlines over and over, as the case took several unexpected turns. First there were some unexpected charges, as more and more people were implicated in the allegations. Then families were torn apart…

July 23, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

A child’s death is a tragedy. Every child’s life lost is a devastating blow to their loved ones and their community. But somehow, a child who dies as a result of child abuse almost seems worse. The ripples of pain are felt even by people living far away. People who never knew the family, and…

July 16, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

In November of 2008, medical marijuana was legalized in Michigan. The issue of weed usage for any purpose is a hugely controversial topic, and so when the law changed again in 2018, and recreational marijuana was legalized, things get a little more complex. At least for foster parents of refugee minors living in Michigan. Refugee…

June 27, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

There are many reasons people are excited about the legalization of marijuana. Few minor cases clogging up the courts, less people behind bars for things that should never have been crimes in the first place, cops having more time to address real issues that make society unsafeā€¦ the list goes on. But the flip side…

June 25, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Not too long ago Michigan’s mandated reporter list – which is the list of people that state law requires they report any suspected child abuse – was pretty basic. It included all the folks whose professions bring them into regular contact with children (which makes them the perfect candidates to notice if a child may…