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Category: Misdemeanor Charges

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

Michigan’s Mandatory Reporting Laws to Improve Crime Reporting

Since the scandal of ex-Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar’s abuse of more than 100 girls and women erupted, Michigan’s mandatory reporting laws have been under scrutiny. Now, a three-bill package is being introduced in the State of Michigan

Exculpatory Evidence: The Truth About The Prosecution’s Case Against You

Did you know that the state is required by law to give your defense attorney any evidence that was collected that points away from your guilt when they have made a case against you? This is called exculpatory evidence or

Felony 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

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

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.

Malicious Destruction of Property in Michigan

We have all had that fear when staying in hotel rooms: what if I break something accidentally? How much will I end up paying? However, what happens if someone trashes a hotel room? Or what happens if a hotel room

Sex on a Plane: Legal or Illegal?

Two Delta Air Line’s passengers were served citations by the FBI for allegedly having sex on the plane. The unidentified couple was on a Delta flight headed to Detroit from Los Angeles on October 29, 2017.

Environmental Crimes in Michigan: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Have you ever wondered if you can get in trouble for something like littering? How about dumping hazardous waste? Popular singer Dave Matthews is still apologizing for the famous 2004 incident. His tour bus driver illegally dumped 800 lbs. of

Retail Fraud in Michigan: What You Need To Know

Have you or has someone you know been charged with retail fraud? Let’s take a look at a case that happened in the summer of 2017 as an example. Twenty-five year old Rebecca Wiechec of Saginaw, Michigan is out of