After taking a snapshot of this sign six plainclothes security one uniformed approached ordered me into the hall asked why I'm taking, I replied because this is my Mom and I love her. They took my id and would not return it until I agreed to leave, I had done nothing but take this picture. If... View More
A number of reasons, all of which depend on facts you are not disclosing in your question. Could be as simple as they are acting on instructions from the proper patient advocate - perhaps your mom's spouse or one of your siblings. Maybe there is an adult protective services investigation or...View More
Was told that me and my wife must get a divorce or that cps could be in our lives for up to 7 months and possible lose our kids. They had us both sign a contract say that we will not have any intimate relationship together but the contract can not be found.
My fiance was recently arrested on suspicion of armed robbery. The details of how he was named the suspect are very unclear and we were told several different stories from someone identified him to he matches the suspect in the photo (photo is blurry and shows someone whose face is fully covered... View More
Your boyfriend - not you - needs to get a lawyer to handle this. And you should also not be talking to the police without your own lawyer, including answering questions you have no obligation to answer.
How he was identified as a suspect is something for his lawyer to figure out. The police...View More
How come some people are exempt from the draft due to their religious beliefs or anti-war beliefs whereas others have to fight? Wouldn't everyone just claim they can't follow a law because it goes against their religious beliefs? If someone claims they can't pay taxes because... View More
Claims of religious beliefs can be tested for sincerity. That is the case with conscientious objector status in the military. If you claim that your religion precludes, prevents, or causes you to do something, you better be prepared to show you sincerely believe that, and that you ascribe to all...View More
Yes. Miranda rights apply when there is custody AND interrogation. Often times, police will "invite" you down to the station to talk with them, and will say something to the effect of "you're free to go anytime but we really hope you'll stay because we just want to hear...View More
I have my license for concealed carry in Michigan, and am going to the Kalamazoo museum, where they have a no weapons sign. If I carry anyway, am I opening myself up to legal repercussions? Museums aren’t on the list of banned places in Michigan. Kalamazoo is known for gun violence, especially in... View More
MCL 28.425o provides a list of prohibited premises. I don't believe the museum could be considered one of those prohibited places. That said, any establishment may set conditions for entry and remaining on the premises. And in the case of a museum where you are effectively provided a license...View More
Hello, a few years ago I was on probation. An officer came to my home and arrested me on an alleged probation violation. I was taken to the local county jail, processed booked and placed in a holding cell. An hour or less goes by, they come and tell me I'm being released. Someone made a... View More
I slightly altered from the cross walk and cut the curb but as I was getting accused I pointed out another doing the same. They jailed me for jaywalking but questioned/detained me for suspicion of a drug transaction at the gas station across from where I was stopped
Suppose my 17/18 year old son is pulled over by a police officer and the officer suspects use/possession of THC or nicotine and asks to search the vehicle. Keep in mind there is a locked container in the trunk of the vehicle.
Scenario 1: my son denies permission for a search. Does the... View More
A proper search is premised on either a warrant exception (e.g., for vehicles, that is usually "plain view"), a warrant with probable cause, or consent. The police are always free to ask for consent to search.
In both your scenarios, I could see the police confiscating the box; I...View More
The federal Confiscation Act of 1862 would apply to gold owned by the Confederate States of America (which the Act did not recognize as an entity), with the result that the United States would own the gold. This is a hypothetical question because the CSA government probably held no gold at the...View More
My fiance is in jail in Michigan for a crime committed there. He's in the COVID quarantine pod and has missed his probable cause hearing twice, another man in the pod missed his 5 times, although he's no longer positive for COVID. Is this a violation of his right to a speedy trial?
When a lawyer is in good standing, they deserve to be presumed to be zealous advocates for their client. What clients sometimes don't realize is that defending people does not include advancing unfounded theories, whether grounded in fact or law, or presenting false facts or statements. A...View More
no factors has a criminal history I was shown to be unfit, unwilling, or unable. no evidence of abuse or neglect. I have all proof but never got to show because I NEVER got my hearing my daughter is being neglected educ,med,emoti, and emotional and psych abuse by alienating me almost to... View More
You need to focus your arguments on what is happening now; not what happened or didn't happen five years ago. Perhaps the first step should be filing a motion to change parenting time. Your argument isn't whether supervised parenting time should have ever been in place, but that you no...View More
Not necessarily. Police departments do a more comprehensive background check than most employers. A domestic violence charge - regardless of underlying facts - is going to be highly scrutinized by any law enforcement agency. Not saying you can't become a police officer, but you need to be...View More
he gave me a verbal warning then said his dog hit on my truck which i did not consent to but i know he did not call us in cause my plates were 2 months expired not to mention when he ran mine and my wifes license he said we were clear in michigan not knowing my wife had a wisconsin dl. an empty... View More
You need a criminal defense attorney now. These situations are fact dependent. It sounds like there was a valid stop. An attorney might want to know how long you were stopped before the dog came out. And there are some interesting cases regarding what can happen when a dog "hits" on a...View More
No. That statute applies to school personnel and what can be done to students within the school. School officials have an obligation to follow applicable laws. The mask mandate comes from county health departments. School officials must follow those orders, and they would be acting under color of...View More
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