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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. …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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What Happens if You Get Caught Shoplifting in Michigan?

If you’re caught shoplifting in Michigan, your future might be at risk. You could face criminal charges and have to go through the legal process to fight for a fair outcome. Luckily, if you’re facing shoplifting charges, you’re not alone. …

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What to Look For in a Federal Crimes Defense Lawyer

Some people may think that the only difference between a criminal defense lawyer who handles federal cases and one who handles state cases is the courtroom they practice in. However, this assumption could lead to unfortunate consequences if you are …

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