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Swatting: A Dangerous Game With Harsh Consequences

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Police lights and handcuffs depicting swatting

Have you ever heard the term swatting? It doesn’t sound like a very serious occupation until you learn that it refers to a police SWAT team.

Swatting is the dangerous and illegal practice of making a false emergency call to elicit rapid police response at someone else’s residence. Usually, these extreme prank callers report something imminently violent, like an active shooter, hostage, or bomb situation.

How to Get Your Driver’s License Back With or Without Alcoholics Anonymous

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Car keys and gavel depicting how to get your driver's license back

Are you or is someone you love trying to win back a driver’s license? Did you know you can get back your Michigan driver’s license after a 2nd or 3rd DUI without attending Alcoholics Anonymous?

Sexually Delinquent Person and Prison for Life: What You Need to Know

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Did you know there’s another sex offender label in the state of Michigan? Being labeled a sex offender and made to enter your name on the sex offender registry is terrible enough. In certain situations can also get you hit with the designation sexually delinquent person. This designation can result in up to life in prison.

Poaching in Michigan: Crimes, Penalties & Defense

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Law gavel and Michigan poaching defense attorney, David J. Kramer

Poaching in Michigan is a serious offense in Michigan with serious penalties if convicted.

Ongoing Riots and Federal Authority: What You Need to Know

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American flag and gavel depicting riots and federal authority

As riots drag on for the third month, and new riots break out across the nation, Americans are starting to wonder. What will finally put an end to the violence and anarchy in some of the streets in our nation’s cities?

Open Murder Charges in Michigan: Penalties & Defense

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Law gavel depicting open murder charges

What does open murder mean?

Sometimes you hear legal phrases or jargon and don’t think much about what the words mean. It is obvious what murder means, however, what does it mean when you are charged with open murder? And what are the implications of this charge for your case?

Illegal Drug Manufacturing in Michigan: Crimes, Penalties & Defense

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Gavel, handcuffs, and drugs depicting illegal drug manufacturing

Are you or is a loved one facing charges for illegal drug manufacturing in Michigan?

What You Want to Know About a Federal Grand Jury

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Scale of justice depicting Federal Grand Jury

Have you or has someone you love received a subpoena to appear before a Federal Grand Jury?

If so, you want to know all you can about what to expect. You are doing a wise thing, learning about your situation. What you choose to do or say – or not – can impact the rest of your life.

How Fake News Stories About Police Shootings Are Leading to Riots

Police car lights at night depicting Fake News Stories About Police Shootings Are Leading to Riots.
Police car lights at night depicting Fake News Stories About Police Shootings Are Leading to Riots.

Fake news stories have been at the forefront of our national discussions for four years now. Both sides of the political aisle have accused the other of promulgating lies in the media and on social media.

Racially Motivated Assault Case in Michigan: What You’ll Want to Know

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Law gavel and books depicting racially motivated assault

As the summer of 2020 moves forward, many of us are going about our business and hoping the world will return to normal sometime soon.