Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! Every year we do a little roundup of our top 10 most popular blog posts from the year before. Our goal is to provide you with useful, pertinent information, and it has been our honor learning what you find most useful.
One thing that stands out in 2016 at The David J. Kramer Law Firm, PLLC has been the honor of walking beside so individuals during difficult times. It has been an enormous privilege to partner with each person in these important situations. Thank you for your confidence.
Without further ado, here are our top 10 most visited articles according to Google Analytics.
The Top Ten Criminal Defense Attorney Articles From 2016
- The Truth About 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Degree Criminal Sexual Assault
This article was recently updated from a previous one to include 1st degree criminal sexual conduct as well as 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Not only will you find a breakdown of each degree, but it also provides a few definitions of legal terms. The goal of this article, as with most of our articles, is to provide clear information on a tricky subject to the reader.
- Marijuana Friendly Cities in Michigan – 2016
With a goal to provide you with the latest news, we have frequently posted articles about which cities in Michigan have decriminalized marijuana. This article is the most updated version. We will be updating this article again this month. When that is published, we will provide the new link, so stay tuned.
- 5 Michigan Boating Laws You Need To Know
There is nothing like boating in Michigan. Before you set sail, make sure to check this article out. Please see the editor’s note in this article for updated information.
- Detroit Man Charged with 1983 Murder
This article was on our last year’s top 10 list in the number 2 spot. According to our readers, this case was shown on a true crime show called Murder Book.
- Felony Crimes in Michigan: Sentences and Punishment
A Felony charge is a scary and serious situation for any person to face. Does a Felony conviction mean prison time every time? How much time in prison would you face if you were convicted of a Felony? These questions and a list of crimes that are considered Felonies in the state of Michigan are answered in this article.
- Emotional Support Animals: What Are Your Legal Rights?
Service animals for those with disabilities have long been accepted in public spaces but now that emotional support animals are becoming more widely prescribed, plenty of people without a diagnosis try to capitalize on the trend, making travel with an animal more difficult. Here’s what the law says.
- Michigan Fireworks Laws Vs. Noise Ordinances Laws You Need to Know
In 2013, the fireworks law changed in Michigan and there were certain times of day that Michigan residents could not fire off fireworks depending on the city of residence. If someone violated the particular city’s ordinance, it could land them a $500 fine. Read on to learn more.
- Misdemeanors in Michigan: Most Asked Questions
It can sometime be hard to know which acts can get you charged with a crime in Michigan and, if so, what kind of crime you might be charged with. In this article we list some of the more routine kinds of things for which you could be charged with a misdemeanor and possible penalties if you are convicted.
- How to Remove Your Name from the Sex Offender Registry
Back in 2011, if your name was on the sex offender’s registry, it could never be removed. However, Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA), Public Act 17 and Public Act 18 changed that, making it possible in some cases to have your name removed. This article explains how you can now remove your name from the registry.
- O.J. Simpson Trial and Reasonable Doubt
This 1997 case was made famous again by the FX series “OJ Simpson V The People.” This article explores the idea of “Reasonable Doubt” which means “A standard of proof that must be surpassed to convict an accused in a criminal proceeding.” It was especially pertinent to this trial and the fact that Mr. Simpson was acquitted.
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Here at The David J. Kramer Law Firm, PLLC, we are excited for what the New Year has in store. Wishing you all the best in 2017! Finally, if you are in need of legal counsel, please contact us.