Category: Child Neglect

February 10, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  This is unfortunately the second story this week that pertains to children found unsupervised, which has resulted in parents being arrested and charged. As the news media has pointed out, this is now the second instance of young children being found alone in Detroit in less than one week.   In this case, two…

January 18, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  In a neighborhood known for crime, a woman looked out of her window, and noticed a shirtless child looking back at her from the window of the abandoned home next door. She wondered about it, because he was so young, and it was so cold to be wearing no shirt. But she never saw…

September 22, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  In a very recent article, we shared with you a situation in which two young moms are facing child abuse charges for leaving their children alone at home while they went shopping. What makes this case somewhat singular is the fact that Michigan doesn’t actually have any laws in place for when a parent…

August 28, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Autism is highly misunderstood. There are so many myths that we could be here all day talking about them. The misconceptions about autistic people not being able to have empathy, or that they are violent, or intellectually disabled are so widespread that many people have no idea what this disorder actually entails.   But…

August 24, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  The parents of autistic children face a wide variety of challenges every day. Depending on where their child falls on the autism scale, they may deal with communication problems, inappropriate social interactions, learning disabilities, and compulsive behaviors. But one of the most frightening is wandering. Research reveals that almost half of the autistic children…

August 19, 2016 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  Late in 2012, a new study was released that dealt with the issue of autism and wandering. The results confirmed that almost half of the children on the autism spectrum are known for wandering, and that it is both stressful and frightening for parents. These children, the study says, are known for wandering or…