Category Archives: Child Abuse Cases

Female Genital Mutilation Bill Passes The Michigan House

  The subject of female genital mutilation is one that has received a lot of air time in Michigan this year. Several instances of this child abuse have been discovered and investigated in the Detroit area recently.  This lead to criminal charges and CPS involvement for numerous families and individuals. This subject has been a […]

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Child Abuse in Michigan: What Every Parent Needs To Know (Part 4)

  Thank you for joining us for the final installment in this series on child abuse in Michigan. Thus far we have discussed the different types of abuse, and how they are penalized. In this last segment we would like to talk to you about how CPS plays a role in many of these cases, […]

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Child Abuse in Michigan: What Every Parent Needs To Know (Part 3)

  Thanks again for joining us as we navigate the difficult topic of child abuse and how it’s penalized in Michigan. In our introductory article we broke down the different types of child abuse, and in part two we discussed the penalties for physical abuse. In this segment we are going to talk about how […]

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Child Abuse in Michigan: What Every Parent Needs To Know (Part 2)

  Welcome back, and thanks for joining us here at The Kronzek Firm as we unpack the difficult subject of child abuse, and discuss the laws and penalties associated with it. In the previous article we explained the three main categories that child abuse is broken into, namely physical, sexual and emotional or psychological abuse. […]

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Child Abuse in Michigan: What Every Parent Needs To Know (Part 1)

  Child abuse is a complex and even controversial topic. In Michigan, the law is relatively specific about what constitutes child abuse, although there are several gray areas that can, and often are, the cause of misunderstandings for many people. In this two part series, we plan to break down some of the misconceptions surrounding […]

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Hillsdale Second Degree Child Abuse

Second Degree Child Abuse Conviction Gets Man Up to 10 Years Prison Joshua John Harrington was recently sentenced in the Hillsdale County Circuit Court, where he appeared via video telecommunication from the Hillsdale County Jail. However, this signals the end of Harrington’s time at the County Jail, as he will now be transported to one […]

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Spring Arbor Second Degree Child Abuse

Mother Facing Second Degree Child Abuse Charges for Failure to Protect James Harbert, the Spring Arbor father who is accused of choking his son to the point of unconsciousness and whipping him with a dog leash, has been charged with first degree child abuse. But in the wake of the investigation that led to these […]

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New Sentencing Hearing Set in Child Abuse Case

New Sentencing Hearing for Man Convicted of Breaking Baby’s Bones 29-year-old Andrew Pedro Valdez, the Kent County man accused of harming an infant so badly that he broke 13 bones, has been granted a new sentencing hearing. The result is that the 11 year sentence he is currently serving may in fact get shorter in […]

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Naked and Afraid:
Nude Driver Arrested for Child Abuse

Naked and Afraid. Nope, not the TV show – the real thing! According to police in Clare County, a naked couple were recently apprehended and charged after one of them led police on a high speed chase down the highway, while the other stayed with a child at a rest stop.

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Michigan Involuntary Manslaughter

Detroit Father Sent to Prison Kevin Washington, 37-year-old father to two now-deceased sons, has been sentenced to prison for their deaths. 4-year-old Damien Washington and 1-year-old Mekhi Williams were killed in a fire that engulfed their Detroit home. According to court records, firefighters responded to the blaze near Prairie St and Livernois Ave on December […]

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