Personal Protection Order

2020-08-31T14:22:40-04:00August 31st, 2020|

In Michigan, a Personal Protection Order (also known as a PPO) is a court order to stop threats or violence against an individual. The primary purpose of a PPO is to protect individuals from someone who is threatening, hurting, stalking and/or harassing them. An individual can receive a PPO from a circuit court judge if [...]

Divorce In Michigan

2020-08-14T15:05:21-04:00August 6th, 2020|

Everything You Need To Know About Michigan Divorces There are few experiences more stressful, emotional and challenging than a divorce. This is especially true when a divorce involves legal issues such custodial disputes, significant assets and possibly even domestic abuse/violence. Because of the gravity of these issues and the financial and legal risks involved, it [...]

Michigan Larceny Crimes

2020-07-29T09:52:23-04:00July 29th, 2020|

Under Michigan Compiled Law, larceny is defined as the stealing of the property of one person by another. Larceny crimes in Michigan are serious offenses that carry stiff penalties, including jail time and fines. Larceny can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony depending on the value of the property, where the crime took [...]

Implied Consent

2020-06-01T10:25:23-04:00June 1st, 2020|

Michigan’s Implied Consent Law Michigan drivers are required to take a chemical test to determine bodily alcohol content (BAC) if arrested for drunk driving. Michigan motor vehicle drivers give this consent when they receive their operator’s license. So, anyone licensed to drive a motor vehicle in Michigan must take a BAC test if the [...]

Personal Protection Orders During COVID-19

2020-05-14T12:20:23-04:00May 14th, 2020|

Automatic Extension of Personal Protection Orders During the COVID-19 Crisis As everyone may know, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-63 which is also known as the “stay home, stay safe” order. This order effectively shuts down any non-essential aspect of Michigan’s economy. This economic shutdown has impacted virtually every aspect of life; [...]

Legal Issues During Quarantine

2020-04-30T09:21:34-04:00April 30th, 2020|

LOCKED-INTO A BAD SITUATION With everyone staying home, for some people that could be a recipe for future court battles. In Michigan, the governor’s stay-home order has created a lot more opportunities for our homes to become arenas of conflict. Domestic Violence & Criminal Law From domestic grievances that finally boil over, [...]

Family Law & Estate Planning During COVID-19

2020-04-24T09:39:50-04:00April 24th, 2020|

Ryan Kelly On Family Law & Estate Planning During COVID-19Ryan Kelly was recently featured in an interview with Super Lawyers. In the interview Ryan discusses the topic of estate planning, family law, and divorces during COVID-19. Ryan was asked to do this interview because of the unique accommodations herself and her family has been making [...]

How Zoom Affects Your Case

2020-04-20T09:11:06-04:00April 20th, 2020|

To Zoom, or Not to Zoom!—the questions, the protocols, the “mute button!” What happens if your really important story to tell in court gets sent to voicemail? Maybe the video feed worked, but there’s no perfection in the audio drops experienced. And that’s only one of the many pitfalls to remote testimony. For criminal [...]

Notarizing a Will or Other Legal Documents

2020-06-24T12:37:43-04:00April 14th, 2020|

Need a Will, Deed, or Other Legal Document Requiring Notarization During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Like you, law firms around Michigan are keeping busy and conducting business remotely during this crisis. Your urgent legal problems and needs still need to be addressed during this emergency. If you have ever signed an important legal document, you may [...]

Kelly & Kelly Offers Consultations Via Video

2020-04-30T18:34:56-04:00April 9th, 2020|

Meeting With Clients Via Video And Phone In recent months, many individuals and businesses have had to adapt their way of life to meet the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 health crisis. The attorneys at Kelly & Kelly P.C. are no exception and have been utilizing modern technology to adapt to the needs [...]

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