Lawyer’s Corner

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

2018-12-19T09:20:56+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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 [...]

Michigan Parenting Time: Is it mom’s holiday weekend or dad’s holiday weekend?

2018-05-24T15:14:56+00:00May 24th, 2018|

Most judgments of divorce, or other judgments that deal with minor children and parenting time, set forth a holiday parenting time schedule. Some judgments set forth this schedule with more clarity and particularity than others. Unfortunately, when you have a judgment that is very vague regarding holiday parenting time, it’s difficult to discern exactly who [...]