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Category: Misdemeanor Charges

Michigan’s Animal Cruelty Laws: What You Need To Know

Gavel and Michigan criminal defense attorney, David J. Kramer

The state of Michigan has strict laws against animal cruelty. If convicted, violators could face stiff fines and jail time depending on the offense.

Trespassing in Michigan: What You Need to Know

Michigan criminal attorney, David J. Kramer

What counts as trespassing in Michigan? How do you know when being on someone else’s land is illegal and will get you into trouble and when it’s okay? How can you safely engage in acts of protest without the fear

Vandalism: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Michigan criminal attorney, David J. Kramer

Vandalism is a serious charge and the consequences if convicted are stiff.

Arrested for Making a False Police Report: Charges, Penalties, and Defense

Have you ever lost something very valuable? Were you tempted to file a police report saying it was stolen? Is it a crime to submit a false police report?

Receipt of Stolen Property: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Did you know you can be charged with theft even if you didn’t steal something yourself? If you knowingly purchase, obtain or receive any property you know or should know is stolen and you intend to keep it, you are

What to Do If You Are Involved in a Fatal Car Accident

Almost all car accidents are traumatic for those involved. If you live in a northern state like Michigan, you probably have experienced a car accident due to snow and ice in the winter. High speeds and sudden shifts in temperature

Juvenile Charged With Assault: Charges, Penalties, and Defense

If you are the concerned parent of a juvenile who finds him or herself in trouble with the law, it can be a scary and stressful situation. What was once considered a normal part of growing up for kids and

Vulnerable Adult Abuse Charges, Penalties, and Defense

Vulnerable adult abuse charges are a serious offense in Michigan. This type of abuse is often talked about and written about as “Elder Abuse.” We often hear about senior citizens being abused or neglected by caretakers.

Michigan’s Move Over Law and Charges: What You Need To Know

Have you or has anyone you know been charged with failing to move over while driving in Michigan? Did you know you could be charged with a misdemeanor, have four points on your driver’s license, spend 90 days in jail,

Charged with Reckless Driving: Michigan Law, Penalties, and Defense

Every time we get a big snowstorm in Michigan, there are appear to be cars the ditches at the side of the road. On the highways, drivers with four-wheel drive commonly don’t slow down at all in snowy conditions or