Lawyer’s Corner

Natalie Lussier Discusses First Court Case

2019-07-16T13:57:45-04:00July 16th, 2019|

Natalie Lussier Discusses First Court CaseNatalie Lussier, intern at Kelly & Kelly recently shadowed criminal defense lawyer Michael Kelly at a criminal court hearing. She recently reflected on this experience.A Day In CourtBy: Natalie LussierI was visibly excited as I emptied my pockets into the sad metal detector bins at the 22nd Municipal Courthouse in [...]

What To Do When The Police Are At Your Door

2019-07-01T10:24:18-04:00June 10th, 2019|

“The Cops Are Here!” The panic sets in as you quickly assess what possibly could have promoted the police being called. A noise? A neighbor? Your kids? Then, you run out of time... (Knock, Knock) “Police Department.” The next question you should be asking yourself is “should I answer the door?” WHEN ASKED TO [...]

Meet The New Summer Intern at Kelly & Kelly P.C.

2019-06-04T11:16:23-04:00June 4th, 2019|

Today was the first day for our summer intern, Natalie Lussier!  Natalie is a graduate from Grand Valley State University, a Northville local, and is spending the summer home before heading to law school in the fall. Natalie spent the last year managing content for Salesforce, hiking and traveling around the west coast with [...]

All I want for Christmas is for you to know….

2018-12-19T09:20:56-04:00December 19th, 2018|

Blog by Michele Kelly Senior Partner at Kelly and Kelly There are three things that I want clients , friends, and even strangers to know this Christmas season to make their life much less stressful.  Don't have that "drink for the road" when you are driving. Limit your drinking, usually you can consume 2 [...]

Don’t Call the Cops

2018-12-19T09:21:37-04:00December 19th, 2018|

Blog by Michele Kelly Senior Partner at Kelly & Kelly Law Firm Let's face it at times in this civilized society things become uncivilized. It is especially disturbing when the lack of civility happens in your home and the opponents in an argument are actually related. Domestic disputes can quickly escalate but calling the [...]

Arrested at the Airport

2018-12-19T09:22:16-04:00December 19th, 2018|

Blog by Michele Kelly Senior Partner Kelly & Kelly P.C Let’s face it airline travel is a big headache for many. People are rushing to pack, rushing to the airport and rushing to board a plane. About the last thing anyone expects is to get arrested at the airport. Three common reasons for being [...]

Michigan Shoplifting Q&A – Why the store is prosecuting you?

2018-08-15T10:30:29-04:00June 5th, 2018|

Sorry for being caught is the feeling here. That’s why you need to sub-in your own team to get the right game plan in place. First, you’ve got to assess the fullest picture of the harm your decision to steal has created. Second is accepting there is a consequence to your poor decision. Third is [...]

Can I get my past Michigan criminal conviction cleared from public record?

2018-06-03T22:03:01-04:00June 3rd, 2018|

I’M DONE BEING GUILTY.Can I get my past criminal conviction cleared from public record?You did the crime, you’ve done the time. You’ve also changed as a person and your past criminal record doesn’t reflect who you are today.Still, it’s the background checks for everything from school field trips to job opportunities remain obstructed.Good news: many misdemeanor [...]

Can I get my past Michigan criminal conviction cleared from public record?

2018-05-30T21:49:03-04:00May 30th, 2018|

I’M DONE BEING GUILTY.Can I get my past criminal conviction cleared from public record?You did the crime, you’ve done the time. You’ve also changed as a person and your past criminal record doesn’t reflect who you are today.Still, it’s the background checks for everything from school field trips to job opportunities remain obstructed.Good news: many misdemeanor [...]