Category: Child Abuse Defense

March 7, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Thank you for joining us a second time to look at what child abuse charges in Michigan might include. In the previous article we looked at what the possibilities were for someone facing child abuse charges might be up against, as it isn’t a simple or single charge. There are numerous options, depending on…

February 28, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

When you hear about someone is the news being faced with “child abuse charges“, this actually refers to a wide range of possible criminal charges. The Michigan penal code contains a number of different changes that a prosecutor can choose from, based on the circumstances of the alleged crime. Some are very specific, while others are general…

February 15, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Abuse Allegations Involve Students at Drug Treatment Boarding School   Although this story doesn’t take place in Michigan, it involves a drug addiction treatment center.  We have a number of those here in the mitten state, and teenagers come from states all over the country to use them. So while this incident didn’t happen here,…

November 21, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

William Rosinski, a former Traverse City school bus aide who worked for Dean Transportation, has pleaded guilty to third degree attempted child abuse, and been sentenced to a year in jail. The charges are the result of Rosinski allegedly physically assaulting a special needs student on two separate occasions, once on school property and once…

November 6, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Macomb County Child Abuse Charges On October 15th, 2013, 11-month-old Trinity Murphy swallowed a 60 mg morphine pill she found in her parent’s house, and died of a morphine overdose. As a result 42-year-old Harold Murphy and 38-year-old Kimberly Murphy, the toddler’s parents, are facing child abuse charges. The grounds for the charge is allegedly…

October 11, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

School Bus Aide Charged with Child Abuse A school bus aide in the Traverse Bay area is facing criminal charges for the alleged assault of a 13-year-old student on the bus. According to police records the bus aide, William Rosinski, is charged with third-degree child abuse.

October 2, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Brighton Mom Violated Probation  A Brighton Mom, 31-year-old Danielle Lee Priebe, was recently put on probation for leaving her two young children, aged 5 and 7, alone at home for an extended period of time. But only weeks later, she did it again. And now she’s in jail.

September 28, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Child Abuse or Mental Illness? Mom Pushed Son in Swing Non-Stop for Two Days Romechia Simms has been charged with child abuse and murder. Very serious charges indeed. But unlike so many child abuse investigations where the debate is whether or not the abuse was intentional or accidental, the facts here are very confusing.

September 23, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Jamarion Lawhorn, the 12-year-old Kent County boy convicted for murder and sentenced to decades behind bars, claimed that his plan had been to commit suicide and take someone with him. Why? Because he was so badly abused at home, that he no longer wanted to live. And now, Anita Lawhorn, his much-maligned mother, will get…

September 8, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

According to the Bay County Sheriff’s Department, Brian K. Dubay Jr. is facing domestic violence and child abuse charges for slapping his girlfriend’s daughter. The complaint was called in by the girl’s father, who had picked up his daughters from his ex-wife’s home that evening.