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DUI Lawyer Mike Kelly on OUID Charges (ICLE Interview)

2021-10-28T09:27:30-04:00October 27th, 2021|

Drugged Driving Update with Mike Kelly (ICLE Interview) With Michigan’s legalization of the medical use of marijuana in 2008 and its recreational use in 2018, the number of instances of drugged driving has been on the rise. This presents a unique situation, as prior to its legalization any level of marijuana in a users system [...]

Pandemic Impact on Children’s Mental Health

2021-10-22T18:06:42-04:00October 22nd, 2021|

To say that the past year and a half has been challenging for kids, parents and teachers is a bit of an understatement. These trying times created by the seemingly never ending pandemic and public health crisis have altered the way we live, as well as the way in which teaching and public schooling is [...]

When You Shouldn’t Call The Police

2021-10-01T14:20:24-04:00September 30th, 2021|

When You Shouldn’t Call The Police Unfortunately there are times when things in a civilized society become uncivilized. When it happens within your own home, and the parties involved are all related, it makes the situation even more disturbing and difficult to handle. These situations are usually classified as domestic disputes and have the [...]

Felony Drug Possession

2021-06-10T09:59:15-04:00June 10th, 2021|

Felony Drug Possession Cases Being charged with felony drug possession is a stressful and serious matter that can have a lasting impact on a person's life. While it may seem hopeless for those facing these charges, there are ways in which these charges can be avoided or reduced in severity. The letter of the law [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Michigan Quarantine Violation Laws

2020-05-14T12:41:42-04:00March 27th, 2020|

WHAT’S THE HARM IN BREAKING ISOLATION RULES? “Stay Home. Stay Safe!” (Or else...) It’s the message sent loudest throughout our country by the President and our Governors alike. We support this campaign and its importance to keeping us safe from the risks of spreading the Coronavirus. We know we are experiencing a time unlike [...]

Kelly & Kelly COVID-19 Response

2020-12-29T14:04:50-05:00March 25th, 2020|

The Coronavirus has taken the world by surprise. Individuals and businesses alike are still trying to comprehend the situation and adapt to this ever-developing health crisis. In Michigan, Governor Whitmore enacted Executive Order 2020-21 which mandates that all “non-essential” workplaces close down and that all residents stay in their homes for the next three weeks. [...]

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