Category: Central Registry Blogs

April 20, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Welcome back and thank you for joining us against for this discussion on “Wyatt’s Law” – the pending child abuser registry currently being considered by the Michigan legislature. In our previous article we talked about some of the consequences that sex offenders live with as a result of the state’s sex offender registry, and…

November 24, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Currently in the works for Michigan, is one of the biggest and most controversial laws ever proposed by lawmakers. The  child abuse registry  is a searchable database including the name and personal information of every person ever convicted of child abuse in the state. A good idea, right? After all, as a parent, who wouldn’t want to…

October 20, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Michigan, like every other state, has a sex offender registry which allows the public to conduct searches on individuals regarding any prior sex-related convictions. But there is a significant chance that we may also be the first state in the US to also get a child abuse registry, facilitating searches for any history of child…

January 10, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

One-year-old Wyatt Rewoldt, was hospitalized and near death after suffering brain damage, allegedly at the hands of his father’s girlfriend. His mother, Erica Hammel, had early suspicions that the girlfriend was unfit to care for her son but a Google search on the girlfriend yielded no results.