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Felony Concealment of Death in Michigan

Concealment of Death in Michigan

David Hall, 49, of Monroe, Michigan, may not have known what he was doing was a crime.

You may not know it was a crime either. This is because for most people it would be too gruesome to think about doing anyway – regardless of the legality. It does bring up an important issue.

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Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs: Charges & Penalties

Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs

Image this scenario: You overhear the man in front of you talking to the pharmacist about his pain medications. He isn’t trying to lower his voice, and you can’t help but hear him. He asks about the new narcotic he had been prescribed, presumably for pain.

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Michigan Snowmobile Laws: What to Know Before You Go

Michigan snowmobile laws

If you’ve lived in Michigan for any length of time you know that it has almost as many winter recreations as summer ones. We love our lakes here – frozen and unfrozen.

The low temperatures combined with sometimes high amounts of snow makes Michigan the perfect spot for snowmobiling through the cold winter months. The fact that we have so many frozen lakes at this time doesn’t hurt either.

We’ve had a few weeks of well below freezing temperatures to freeze up those waters for recreation. It is a great time to go over the laws of the land regarding snowmobiles.

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Michigan Statute Of Limitations Laws: What You Need To Know

Michigan Statute Of Limitations Laws

Almost three decades ago – in 1991 – Lee Township Grandmother Diane L. Ross was bludgeoned to death in her bed by someone who remained unidentified until this year.

That man – or so a jury of his peers believes – was 52-year-old Michael T. McIntyre, who is now wheelchair-bound.

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First Degree Child Abuse in Michigan: What You Need to Know

Child abuse charges in Michigan

It’s the kind of story you cringe to hear about or read in the news. A baby was taken to the hospital with a broken leg. A boyfriend is now facing criminal charges for child abuse.

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Top Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney Articles of 2017

Top Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney Articles

Here at the David J. Kramer Law Firm, PLLC we hope you are having a happy new year so far. It has been our pleasure and honor to serve the people we represent, through our law practice and in writing this blog. We hope it provides you with useful information and hope in difficult situations.

Every year we do a roundup of our most popular blog posts from the year before. It is our goal to find out what our readers want to know about and to give you more of what you want.

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Serial Killers: Unlocking the Mystery Behind the Crimes

Key - depicting unlocking the mystery of serial killers

The new Netflix series Mindhunter is a show about serial killers. It is about how the FBI created a behavioral science unit that ultimately gave police departments across the country a way to find the perpetrators of the grisly murders making headlines more and more often in the 1970s.

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Basketball Coaches Charged: The New White Collar Criminals?

Basketball Coaches Charged: The New White Collar Criminals?

The U.S. Justice Department has arrested ten men. The group includes four college basketball coaches and one global marketing director for Adidas basketball.

What was their crime?

The charges involve “the dark underbelly of college basketball.”

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5 Reasons Not to Speak to Police Without a Criminal Defense Attorney

Reasons Not to Speak to Police Without a Criminal Defense Attorney

Imagine this scenario. A police detective calls you and wants you to come in to talk about a case. You may or may not know what it pertains to. You may or may not have a story to tell.

Stop. Do not talk to that police detective without first hiring an attorney.

Why?

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Police Encounter: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

The police encounter

Many people who end up in a police encounter do not understand the seriousness of their charges. Or they don’t understand the way the criminal justice system really works because they don’t have much experience with it.

Of course, nothing can take the place of professional legal representation when you are charged with a crime. However, there are some steps you can take to mitigate the negative consequences of a police encounter if you have one.

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