Category: Child Abuse 1st Degree

February 16, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  The Appellate Court has ruled that statements made by Tina Harbert may be admitted into evidence once again in a child abuse case that took the media by storm last year. James Harbert, the Spring Arbor father who is accused of choking his son to the point of unconsciousness and whipping him with a…

February 26, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Melissa Mitin, the young Okemos mother accused of murdering her newborn baby daughter by placing her facedown in a waste paper basket at a family friend’s home, is now facing another very serious charge.

February 24, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Flint Man Charged With Child Abuse   Cameron Wells, a 27-year-old Flint resident, has been charged with multiple counts of child abuse and assault with intent to murder for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s two toddlers. But according to the father of the two little boys, this isn’t a new phenomena, and he has been trying…

December 11, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Saginaw Couple Sent to Prison  Stephen Torres and his wife, Erica Jackson-Torres, have been sentenced to prison for their abuse of a relative’s 2-year-old son. The Saginaw couple both accepted plea bargains in October, and plead no contest to attempted first degree child abuse.

November 18, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Sexual Assault Discovered by Nurse Dustin Edward Griffin, a resident of Flint, has pled no contest to a number of charges after police allege that he sexually assaulted his 15-month-old son and then shot him in the face with a pellet gun.

November 15, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Plea Deal for First Degree¬†Child Abuse and Torture? 27-year-old Nicholas Racine, the man accused of seriously harming a 3-month-old infant, has a plea deal in the works. His trial is scheduled for next month, but if his attorney and the prosecutor can come up with an agreement that works for everyone, the trial won’t be…

November 3, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

According to the Michigan Supreme Court, Anthony and Marsha Springer are entitled to a new trial, on the grounds that their attorneys may have provided ineffective assistance during their 2010 trial.  Both are currently behind bars serving sentences for torture and child abuse, for the death of their 16-year-old daughter Calista Springer.

October 15, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Woman Pleads Guilty to Death of Newborn Baby Kimberly Pappas, the 26-year-old Wyandotte woman accused of giving birth at work and then sealing her newborn in a plastic bag at her desk, has pleaded guilty to charges of second degree murder in the Wayne County Court.

October 7, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Mistrial declared in Child Abuse Case Rachel Sublett woke at 7:30 in the morning to the sound of her little son screaming. She found his little face bloody and battered. Terrified, she tried to clean away the blood, hoping to find the wound and discover what had happened to her 21-month-old son. But as she…

October 4, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Mom and Boyfriend Charged with Toddler Abuse and Murder Brandee Danielle Wright, a 22-year-old mother from Warren, and her boyfriend have been charged with the abuse and murder of Wright’s 18-month-old son. Both of them are currently being held in the Macomb County Jail, facing charges of abuse and murder.