Category Archives: Defenses to Crimes

Michigan’s Problem-Solving Courts are Being Upgraded!

  Michigan’s problem-solving courts are a subject we’ve discussed with our readers on several occasions before. After all, they’re making a huge impact on Michigan’s justice system, and we happen to have more of them than any other state in the US (because we’re awesome!) But on that good note, we have some even better […]

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Should You Accept a Plea Bargain or go to Trial?

  Before we start, we’d like to address the question: “should you accept a plea bargain or go to trial?” We need this to be completely clear – ONLY YOU (with the guidance of your attorney) can reach that decision! Every case is different. Every defendant is different. Every prosecutor is different. There is no […]

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Is Civil Asset Forfeiture Still an Issue in Michigan?

  Civil forfeiture is a subject we’ve talked about with our readers for years now. It’s a highly controversial topic that regularly makes headlines here in Michigan, where we’ve been labelled one of the worst states for civil asset forfeiture regulation. Although in recent years, several laws have passed aimed at better regulation of police […]

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Could I be Forced to Testify Against my Spouse in a Michigan Court?

  One of the many things we get from movies, besides entertainment, is a misunderstanding of the law. This happens because writers and directors adapt facts to suit their storyline. This makes sense when the purpose is to entertain, not to inform, teach or provide advice. But many people don’t take the “unreality” of movies […]

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What Should I Do if I’m Accused of a Sex Crime in Michigan? (Part 3)

  Thank you for joining us for the last installment in this three part series on what to do if you’ve been accused of a sex assault crime here in Michigan. We’ve tried to break down the information into bite-sized chunks, so to speak. That way, you’re better able to remember it when you need […]

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What Should I Do if I’m Accused of a Sex Crime in Michigan? (Part 2)

  Thank you for joining us again as we take an indepth look at what you HAVE TO remember if you are ever accused of a sex crime in Michigan. Being accused of a sex crime is a horrific experience. People tend to assume the worst, no matter how highly they think of you. This […]

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What Should I Do if I’m Accused of a Sex Crime in Michigan? (Part 1)

  Being accused of a sex crime has to be one of the most awful feelings a person can experience. This is especially so if the allegations are untrue, or are based on information that’s been twisted and warped to look like something else entirely. The natural response is to rush to your own defense […]

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Really Strange Defense Strategies That Actually Worked!

  If they’re going to be good at their jobs, criminal defense attorneys have to be creative. They have to be strategists who can think outside the box. Why? Because they’re fighting an uphill battle, and the system is often stacked against them. With that in mind, we thought we’d share a few really interesting […]

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6 Steps To Choosing The Right Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney (Part 2)

  Thanks for joining us again. In our previous article, we talked about how to approach the issue of needing a criminal defense attorney. Whether you’re facing state or federal charges, and making sure you choose an attorney that practices criminal law are important points. Moving on we’re going to look at a few more […]

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6 Steps To Choosing The Right Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney (Part 1)

  Finding the right criminal attorney to meet your specific needs can be very daunting. The internet is overflowing with recommendations, and every defense attorney has a website telling you that they’re the only one equipped to solve your problems. But do you really know what you need? And can you tell what type of […]

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