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Second-Degree Murder

Are you facing second-degree murder charges in Michigan? These charges can have severe consequences, including the possibility of life in prison upon conviction. This means your future and freedom are at stake, so having experienced legal representation working for you …


Michigan’s Trump Electors – No Criminal Intent

In the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, electors from seven states, including Michigan, set the stage that if it turned out that President Donald Trump won the popular vote, the Electoral College votes would be cast on his behalf. …


What is Vehicular Manslaughter?

Vehicular manslaughter charges can turn your life upside down in an instant. One tragic accident, and suddenly you find yourself accused of a serious crime that carries heavy penalties. If you’re facing vehicular manslaughter charges in Michigan, you likely feel …


What to Do if Your Concealed Pistol or Outdoor Licenses Expire in Michigan

Michigan’s requirements for carrying a concealed pistol, and for hunting and fishing include having a valid state-issued license. Fees paid to acquire or retain a concealed pistol license (CPL) and outdoor licenses supposedly help pay for wildlife conservation, safety training, …


Abuse of Children Versus Discipline: When Is a Line Crossed?/Mental and Physical Abuse Charges

Parents have certain rights in regard to disciplining their children in Michigan. However, it can sometimes be difficult to understand where a parent’s rights end. At what point does disciplining a child become abuse?

Understanding the legal difference between disciplining …


Can You Drink While Carrying a Gun in Michigan?

No. Your right to carry a gun under the 2nd Amendment does not extend to circumstances when you have been drinking.

Under Michigan law, you are prohibited from carrying a concealed pistol or portable device that uses electro-muscular disruption (EMD) …