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Michigan Adoption Scammer Sentenced to 10 Years

Michigan defense attorney, David J. Kramer
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Imagine trying to adopt after losing your baby to stillbirth, only to be told the adoptive baby died right after being born. Does that sound too tragic?

It’s what happened to one of the women responsible for catching Tara Lee and helping bring her to justice.

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Extradition: What You Need to Know

Extradition attorney in Michigan, David J. Kramer
Extradition attorney in Michigan, David J. Kramer

It’s not often that you see a story about someone getting extradited to Michigan for a crime.

Hard Truths About Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Act

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Gavel depicting Michigan's Sex Offender Registry Act

Did you know that Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA) has been expanded recently and that it has resulted in most registrants having to register for life?

Any number of factors in your life will influence how you read the above sentence. If you are looking at it from the perspective of a concerned parent who is afraid their children might be in danger, you might be glad.

However, chances are good that you are fearful of what might happen to you if you have to register if you are reading this. You are right to be concerned.

Federal Charges for a Fake Resume

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American flag and gavel depicting federal charges - fake resume

Can you face federal charges for a fake resume?

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What the Future of Forensic Science Means for You

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Finger prints depicting finger print forensic science

Are you or is a loved one being investigated for a crime as a result of forensic technology?

Bad Forensic Science Techniques: What You Need to Know

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Gavel depicting highlight on bad forensic science techniques

Have you or a loved been falsely accused in Michigan because of faulty forensic science techniques?

Beyond Mental Health Court: Is Michigan’s Mental Health System Broken?

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Prison scene depicting mental health crisis in prison

Is someone you love being held in Michigan’s criminal justice system without proper mental health care?

New Michigan Marijuana Laws: Penalties & Defense – Part 2

New Michigan marijuana laws
New Michigan marijuana laws part 2

The new Michigan marijuana laws have changed the way marijuana activities are governed. However, some things haven’t changed. It is critical that you have a skilled defense attorney for any case involving a marijuana-related charge in Michigan to avoid serious criminal penalties.

New Marijuana Laws in Michigan: Crimes, Penalties & Defense

New Marijuana Laws in Michigan
New Marijuana Laws in Michigan

Recreational marijuana use is legal in Michigan. For some, this day has been a long time coming.

Now, with the legal sales of marijuana and marijuana products, people are making money legally in a way they couldn’t before.

However, the legalization of the drug for medical use and now recreational use has made the landscape confusing. It is not a free-for-all.

Marital Rape in Michigan: Charges, Penalties, and Defense

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Gavel depicting marital rape charges in Michigan

It was 1994, in Manassas, Virginia. Anita Hill had just brought sexual harassment allegations against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

Later that year, figure skater Tonya Harding would be embroiled in a scandal involving her ex-husband having rival Nancy Kerrigan attacked, and O.J. Simpson would be acquitted of murdering his wife, Nicole. Abused women were making headlines all year.