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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Domestic Violence for Michigan on
Q: If a father and son get into a argument and end up in a minor fight and neither press charges what happens

Cops said the case would be submitted to a prosecutor and the father already has numerous demostic violence offences on his record and a assault on the same son a few years prior... note that there where no serious injurys

Jasmine D. Rippy
Jasmine D. Rippy answered on Aug 8, 2018

If police responded to the incident, they submitted a report to the prosecutor who decides whether or not to bring forth charges based on the evidence presented to him or her. There doesn’t have to be injuries for someone to be charged with assault or domestic violence.

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Michigan on
Q: My child is 13, he stole my bank card and bought a semi-auto bb gun off of amazon. What can he be charged with

I want him to see some juvie/jail time not just fines. Because he needs a wake up call not a coffin or future prison record. Any charges for the semi-auto bb handgun

Jasmine D. Rippy
Jasmine D. Rippy answered on Apr 17, 2018

If you report your son to police, he could be charged with illegal use of a financial transaction device, which is a felony. Because he used the card online, he could also be charged with using the internet or a computer to commit a crime, which in this case would be a felony because the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: My home was raided. drugs found. Arrsted me but offered a deal and released me with no charges. What are my options ?
Jasmine D. Rippy
Jasmine D. Rippy answered on Apr 17, 2018

You stated that you were offered a deal and released without charges. Therefore, it seems like there are no pending charges against you. I’m not sure what options you are referring to.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Small Claims for Michigan on
Q: I was in prison and an ex girlfriend used my identity to try to open several accounts and killed my credit score

What do I do other than the fraud report and can I collect any compensation for her doing this to me?

Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander answered on Feb 17, 2018

You can absolutely collect damages if you are a victim of identity theft. Depending on the severity of your credit damage you are entitled to compensation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. You would first have to set up the lawsuit properly by retaining an experienced FCRA lawyer. You can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: Can someone be charged with evidence obtained during a search warrant if it wasnt there residence and they werent presen
Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander answered on Feb 2, 2018

The admissibility of evidence in a criminal case is a complex matter. The answer to your question depends on a multitude of factual and legal considerations that cannot be determined based on the information you provided. I urge you to contact a criminal defense attorney asap to fill in the blanks... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Michigan on
Q: Can I ship a firearm back to my FFL through the US Postal Service and have it shipped back to me?

I recently purchased a Taurus model 605 revolver and have been having issues with it not operating properly. The online Firearms retailer that sold me the firearm is willing to do a replacement, but wants me to ship it through USPS. As far as I know it is illegal for a civilian to ship a handgun... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 8, 2017

Best answer would be through ATF. Why not see if they'll take Fedex or others who may take it on as a shipment?

Q: Hello I had a friend who introduced me to a lawyer who only talks through texts who says he gets you free federal grant

Then he wants me to send copy of ID then my birthday name and address for money to come proof of income then he says I have to send 470 for a clearance fee then they send me 350,000 after I send it is this a scam I never seen him he only communicate through text messages

Adam Alexander
Adam Alexander answered on Nov 24, 2017

Yes, a scam.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for Michigan on
Q: If a 17 year old male beat up a 14 year old female, what charges would he receive?
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Nov 6, 2017

Any charges issued are in the discretion of the local prosecutor's office. Likely, he could be charged with assault. If the female is his sister, other relative, or for whatever reason lives in the same household, then he could be charged with domestic violence. Other charges are possible... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: if you are talking to a detective over the phone and he is asking you questions about a case generally speaking are

you waiving your rights to counsel. not knowing you are being implicated.

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Sep 13, 2017

Without 1) custody and 2) interrogation, law enforcement may talk with you about any and everything without the need to inform you of your rights. You are always (very limited exceptions apply) free to say "I don't have anything else to say to you at this time".

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Medical Malpractice for Michigan on
Q: Is it a crime for an ER doctor to document that an examination was normal when no exam was done, Dr. ddn't touch pt.

Exam, if done, would have been abnormal. Acute herniated disc with nerve compression symptoms.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 30, 2017

A violation of medical regulations but unlikely to be a crime. If there is one it would be for the insurance that paid for an exam to raise a fraudulent billing. If your disc was caused by an injury get a free consult from a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Michigan on
Q: How do I find out if my Aunts death is a malpractice case?

She was 86 and died 5 days after going to the doctor. She only weighted 70lbs. She was also being taken care of buy a few people but they were just stealing from her they did not care about her living conditions. She had no running water and was on Oxygen. The kitchen was not able to be used and... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 12, 2016

Sounds like neglect. You'd need to see the autopsy report. If she'd been at the doctor before and hadn't been fkagged there may be malpractice.Contact a member of the Michigan assn for Justice--they give free consultations.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: My friend had someone post a picture of her baby on Craigslist inMichigan saying she was 300$ is this soliciting A mino
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman answered on Sep 2, 2016

First, you need to break off your friendship with this person. His selling the baby not solicitatingvthe baby. That is a serious felony.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Michigan on
Q: Hi my boyfriend has two felonies. He's facing his 2nd domestic. Will he be locked up for a long time?

Domestics are a year apart. Felonies are Felonious assault and a drug related felony.

Mr Scott Marshall Neuman
Mr Scott Marshall Neuman answered on Jul 25, 2016

Each successive offense increases the chances for incarceration. Therefore, your boyfriend is likely to be sentenced to a minimum of some jail time.

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