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Category: Misdemeanor Charges

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

Aggravated Assault: Charges, Penalties and Defense

According to a 2016 news article that ranked Michigan’s cities by rates of violent crime, Detroit was the most violent city, followed closely by Flint and Saginaw. No surprise there, except that Flint had dropped from the top 10 most

Cyberbullying and Suicide: Who Is Responsible?

Twelve-year-old Mallory Grossman of New Jersey committed suicide in June. Her mother, Diane, who is using the law to try to get to the root of this growing problem, blames the bullying Mallory experienced in person and online for her

Caught With a Fake ID in Michigan? What You Need To Know

It used to be that in order to get a fake ID you had to know a guy who knew a guy. To get a convincing one, it took a high level of skill. These days, with photo editing software

Illegal Concealed Weapons in Michigan – Criminal Defense Attorney

What are the consequences for carrying illegal concealed weapons in Michigan? Could a technicality land someone in prison? Let’s take a look at a case that made headlines in 2017.

Misdemeanor Traffic Offenses: Charges, Penalties & Consequences

Many of us are familiar with getting pulled over for speeding, running a red light or having a busted tail light. These driving violations are called infractions. They may or may not result in a ticket, based on your previous

Top 10 Common Crimes in the United States

Sometimes people do things without thinking. Of course, there are some types of crimes people know are wrong. Yes, they may feel justified in committing the crime, but they know they will probably be charged with a crime if they

Prescription Drugs Abuse in Michigan: What You Need To Know

Did you know that 91 people die every day from opioid abuse in the United States? From 1999 to 2015, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids quadrupled. Four times as many people die today from abusing Methadone, Heroin, OxyContin