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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: Can a circuit court judge rule if his term is expired? I can't find anything anywhere on st. Joseph County Michigan.

My son was just sentenced unfair. First felony 4 years prison with no boot camp or reform that we have in our county.

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Sep 10, 2021

There are ways to allow a judge to rule after his term expires. You can however certainly appeal the length of the sentence given as being excessive under the specific facts of your son's case.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Michigan on
Q: how long after I get sentenced do I have to appeal
Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Sep 5, 2021

42 days to request appointed counsel. 56 days to file a claim of appeal following a trial. 6 months to file an application for leave to appeal following either a plea or a trial. An infinite amount of time (no time limit) to file a post conviction motion for relief back in the trial court if you... Read more »

4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Michigan on
Q: If you get hurt in Nevada & live in Michigan do you have to get a lawyer in Nevada?

I’m 79 years old & don’t want to travel anymore.

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Aug 27, 2021

You will need a lawyer in Nevada. I would like to know more about the details of your case, and then I could probably set you up with a lawyer in Nevada, if you wish.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: The parole board wanted to wait and see what Michigan was gone do with him first then they will make they decision.

Hello everyone ☝

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Aug 9, 2021

You seem to be answering a question in the wrong place. Apparently you should have answered directly to the attorney that asked the question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: I am seeking an Criminal defense attorney in Monroe Michigan

I need representation ASAP in Monroe Michigan I am going to lose my law-enforcement license for a fake harassment claim my chief of police made against me at my last employer I resigned from.

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Aug 8, 2021

You are going to need to make a call to an attorney that you choose, from the information that you find here on this site. I would be glad to help you and link you up with my associate who could represent you, if you phone or email me, or you can use the information that you find here to contact... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: My financé is incarcerated in Michigan and he needs his court files.He got his free copy years ago but lost some pages

Can he get another free copy or does he have to pay for it? Can the court refuse to send him another copy of his own files?

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Jul 19, 2021

They can make him pay if they gave it to him already.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: I want to change my plea to not guilty, my lawyer lied to me and I don't get sentenced for 2mth,Do I write him a letter

Please read my question

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Jul 1, 2021

Notify the court and your attorney, in writing, as soon as possible, that you want to withdraw your plea. If you wait until sentencing, they will likely deny plea withdrawal by saying you were only influenced by the sentence that you expected to get.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: what is a 16 year old boy hit a 15 year old girl in Michigan
Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Jun 8, 2021

It could be an assault ... it could be self defense ... is it upsetting enough to pursue criminal charges? Your question is very hard to answer on the limited facts given.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: There is this guy I know, who has multiple crimes and still only gets a slap on the wrist so to speak, why?

He has cut off a tether, broken a PPO order, multiple assaults , and always either gets probation or 30 days in jail, whats it gonna take to put this guy away for a while. Now he attacked a mentality handicapped guy and broke the mans arm, this is the same guy who had the PPO against him. Why is he... Read more »

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 27, 2021

Judges take a great variety of things into consideration - much more than just what violation was committed -- when sentencing. Also, the way the system works is that you get punished more severely as you continue to commit violations. He will probably get what he deserves this time.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: I went through home advisor to find a contractor. He took a down payment and has since stopped communication.

I signed a contract with the individual that he would replace the fencing around my property. After the check cleared for the down payment, he has stopped returning my messages. What are my legal options?

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 27, 2021

You may want to contact the police and file a complaint.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: Is being convicted with attempted larceny the same as being convicted for larceny?
Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 26, 2021

750.92 Attempt to commit crime.

Sec. 92.

Attempt to commit crime—Any person who shall attempt to commit an offense prohibited by law, and in such attempt shall do any act towards the commission of such offense, but shall fail in the perpetration, or shall be intercepted or...
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2 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Michigan on
Q: Newaygo michigan 27th circuit is unable to produce transcripts for appeal what happens

The trial was a complete farce all the way threw a real circus never seen anything like it

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 15, 2021

An appeal can definitely still be filed ... If I recall correctly, it is done with the trial attorneys filing affidavits of what they call the relevant facts at issue were.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: What is the law called to be unable to be convicted without physical evidence

IM WRITING A PAPER FOR 5TH GRADE

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 13, 2021

GOOGLE the following:

can you be convicted of a crime without physical evidence

and you will see the mistake you are making.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: Dana please help

So my project is on changing the law that states You cant arrest someone without physical evedince I want to say the law is wrong what are 3 strong key points I could use? And how do you want your name in my paper?

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 13, 2021

Where are you finding something that says that you cannot arrest someone without physical evidence? One of us is confused.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: Im a student writing a paper help me please

If I killed someone but there are no fingerprints or physical evidence saying I did but someone was like. "Oh yes she told me she was going to kill her". Could they be aressted?

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 13, 2021

They would be investigated for that, however, that alone would not be enough evidence for an arrest.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: What is Circumstantial evidence? I'm a student writing a paper on this
Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 13, 2021

Evidence not based on physical proof. Try Google to get a precise answer.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: Why does the US not allow the culprit to be arrested without evidence? I'm a 6th grade student writing an Essay on this.

If I killed my friend everyone and everyone said yes yes she killed her friend she told me she was going to but there was no physical evidence and everything pointed to me why am I unable to be arrested

Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on May 13, 2021

Take a look at the following: https://mjieducation.mi.gov/documents/criminal-qrms/400-arrest-warr/file

You can in fact be arrested without any physical evidence, as you will see by reviewing the above requirements for an arrest warrant to be issued.

The specific relevant info in...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Michigan on
Q: Under Michigans New clean slate act. Can a second degree home invasion be an expunged?
Dana B. Carron
Dana B. Carron answered on Apr 19, 2021

No. The penalty is 15 years , and the threshold is less than 10 years.

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