The choice to hire an immigration attorney can be difficult, especially if you’ve never encountered one before. How do you know it’s essential to work with an attorney? How will you find the right person? Is the expertise worth the cost? Here are four things you should know before hiring an immigration lawyer: … Continue reading “4 Things to Know Before Hiring an Immigration Lawyer”
In the state of Michigan, those placed in harm’s way often have the right to defend themselves with the use of force. This law is known as a “stand your ground” law, and it exists in several other states to protect residents from lethal or nonlethal harm. The law states that if you … Continue reading “Stand Your Ground: How Michigan’s Self-Defense Law Works”
According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, there were more than 450,000 entries for missing children in 2016. About half of these entries involved parental kidnapping. This form of kidnapping occurs when one parent takes his or her child without authority from a custody agreement. For example, if one ex-partner has … Continue reading “Understanding Michigan’s Parental Kidnapping Law”
The consequences for a DUI conviction can be staggering, both now and in the future. Many individuals charged with a DUI ask if they can take part in a diversionary program to help limit the damage. Unfortunately, the chance of these programs being used to wipe a DUI from your record are slim. The Definition … Continue reading “What You Should Know About Michigan Diversionary Programs and DUIs”
When you’ve been arrested, it’s hard to recall the exact circumstances of your encounter with the police. Unfortunately, this is the moment when you should be paying the most attention — as it could determine whether your rights have been violated. Those arrested for drug possession are often victims of illegal search and … Continue reading “Understanding Illegal Search and Seizure When You’ve Been Arrested for Drug Possession”
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