Category: Criminal Defense

May 3, 2017 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  The Michigan Court of Appeals has overturned a Detroit woman’s child abuse conviction, claiming that her defense attorney, John McWilliams, did a poor job of representing her. In fact, the Appeals Court found her defense to be so badly executed, that in the ruling they referred to it as “scientifically bankrupt.”   In September…

December 9, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Child Abuse and CSC Charges Dropped   Crystal Shelton-Randolph, a mother of twin toddlers in Flint, recently accepted a plea bargain, in which she will sentenced for murder after pleading no contest. In return, a first degree child abuse charge was dropped, along with a first degree criminal sexual conduct charge.

July 23, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

“Freezer Mom” Mitchell Blair, the single mother who murdered two of her four children and stored their bodies in a chest freezer near the front door of her apartment, was recently sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. However Blair did tell the judge that she would gladly have accepted the death penalty, had…

July 12, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Daughter’s Death Allegedly Caused by Starvation When police arrived at the Port Huron home of 25-year-old Andrew Maison, and his 27-year-old wife Hilery Maison, the last thing they expected to find was starving children. According to authorities, 5-year-old Mackenzie Maison and her 3-year-old sister, Makayla, were severely malnourished and dehydrated. According to one detective’s testimony,…

June 5, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Concealing a Body Charges in Baby’s Death The story is complex, and still holds a number of unanswered questions. But investigators are determined to get to the bottom of what caused baby Natallya’s death, and why her young father hid her body for days afterwards.

April 16, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

There were a number of outbursts during a recent hearing in the Wayne County juvenile court, where officials are pressing forward in their efforts to terminate Mitchelle Blair’s parental rights. The “Freezer Mom” is currently also facing murder and torture charges after two of her children’s bodies were found in a freezer inside her apartment.

April 7, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Her tragic tale of abuse and murder has created a media storm across the country. And now, in addition to the child abuse charges she was initially faced with, Mitchelle Angela Blair is  facing murder charges as well. The 35-year-old Detroit mother has been charged with felony murder, premeditated murder and torture.

March 29, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Detroit Mother Facing Charges In a tragic turn of events, a recent eviction in Detroit’s Eastside became a horrific crime scene and will likely result in one woman losing two of her children, and going to prison for the murder of two others.   According to police, an eviction crew arrived at the Martin Luther…

March 27, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Alexandra Alexi, a 23-year-old resident of Lansing, is facing a number of very serious felony charges. Police say it was child abuse that lead to the death of her two-month-old baby boy in September of 2014.   According to police records, Police and paramedics responded to an emergency call from an apartment. Alexi and her…

February 24, 2015 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Many people have been wondering what kind of defense Angela Alexie and her court-appointed attorney would provide to explain the heartbreaking death of her newborn baby. The little boy, later dubbed “Henry” by employees at the medical examiner’s office, was found frozen solid and wrapped in an old T-shirt in amongst recyclables at the Roseville…