Category: Criminal Law and Procedure

Unauthorized Recordings – Eavesdropping

Perhaps you have wanted to record a phone conversation or video taped someone in your house, and wondered whether this is permitted by law. Alternatively,...

What is an Arraignment? Is a lawyer needed?

According to Black’s Law Dictionary, an arraignment is a procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge against...

Michigan Ticket Scalping

In Michigan, selling tickets for a price in excess of the general admission advertised or charged a.k.a. ticket scalping, is a misdemeanor (90-days / $100...

Simple Steps to Expunge Record

There are simple steps to follow to expunge your record.  Expunging criminal records is addressed in Michigan Public Act 1965, entitled, Setting Aside Convictions, and...

Urinating in Public

“UIP” Look to the city, village, or township codes to find Urinating in Public, or “UIP”, a crime. Indecent Exposure:  The State of Michigan has...

Michigan Child Abuse Laws

Michigan Child Abuse Laws can be found in Michigan Compiled Laws: Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Act MCL 722.601 – 722.613 Michigan Child Protection...