What are the Penalties for Breaking and Entering in the State of Michigan?

When you enter a property or business without permission that is not open to the public, you are considered to be breaking and entering or entering without breaking. In fact, if you enter any type of dwelling that is valued at $100 or more without…

Do You Think Marijuana Should Be Legalized in Michigan?

Like most people, you probably have your own opinion on whether marijuana should be legalized for recreational use in the state of Michigan. The fact is, legalizing marijuana has been the topic of discussion for some time now and several states…

How are Assets Divided in a Michigan Divorce?

When a couple decides to go their separate ways, before their divorce can be finalized, one of the most important things that need to be done, apart from determining how child custody will be awarded, is determine how their assets are going…

Wife Files for Divorce After Learning Her Husband is the Suspect in a Viral Sex Abuse Video

There are times where filing for divorce can be avoided given that a couple is able to work through their differences and then there are times like the one described below where divorce is, in fact, the best possible option. Al.com has recently…

How Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help Me Get My Loved One Out of Jail?

If your loved one was recently taken into police custody in Lansing, East Lansing, or any neighboring city and you are wanting to find out how you can get them out of jail, criminal defense lawyer Stuart R. Shafer is here to help you. When you…

Why are Couples Turning Toward Divorce?

As much as we would like to deflect from the fact that divorce is becoming more and more common in society, the truth is, it is a conventional practice for a couple that is looking to get out of the commitment and marriage they agreed to. And…

How Can a Criminal Charge Affect my Teen’s Future?

A part of becoming a teenager is learning right from wrong. Teens often explore to discover who they are and who they want to be. Part of this discovering process sometimes leads to mistakes being made. While a teen might not know what path…

Were You Recently Charged with a Crime You Didn’t Know You Committed?

Over-criminalization has been an issue in the state of Michigan for some time now as the state continues to create new crimes each and every year. With so many crimes and more being added, some people aren’t even aware when they commit one.…

Terminating a Parent’s Rights: Can it be Done?

Let’s say you divided up your time with your kids between you and your ex-spouse during your separation or divorce. You soon realize the living conditions they are being subjected to aren’t in the best interest of your child, which means…

Tips to Avoid a DUI This New Year’s Holiday

New Year’s is a time spent with friends and family, awaiting the arrival of a new year that is expected to be filled with exciting opportunities. While many spend this holiday out celebrating their accomplishments from the past 12 months,…

Understanding Jury Deliberations

Thousands of arrests are made on a daily basis all across the U.S. and many of these individuals are required to have their case taken before a judge shortly after being detained. In some cases, a jury is also required to be present and this…

Wrongful Arrests are More Common than You Think

In 2015, 149 individuals were exonerated for crimes they didn’t commit according to a report that was published by the National Registry of Exonerations. Unfortunately, there are plenty of other individuals who have been arrested for a crime…