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Attorney Renee C. Walsh

Deadline for Filing Lawsuit – Statute of Limitation

The statute of limitation for a particular action is the time allowed by statute for bringing litigation on that particular subject matter. The … [Read more...]

Waiver of Jurisdiction in Juvenile Court – Don’t be Tried as an Adult

A prosecutor in a juvenile criminal matter, may motion the juvenile court to waive jurisdiction over a juvenile age 14, 15, or 16, thereby handing … [Read more...]

Unauthorized Recordings – Eavesdropping

Perhaps you have wanted to record a phone conversation or video taped someone in your house, and wondered whether this is permitted by law. … [Read more...]

What is an Arraignment? Is a lawyer needed?

According to Black's Law Dictionary, an arraignment is a procedure whereby the accused is brought before the court to plead to the criminal charge … [Read more...]

Michigan Ticket Scalping

In Michigan, selling tickets for a price in excess of the general admission advertised or charged a.k.a. ticket scalping, is a misdemeanor (90-days / … [Read more...]

Simple Steps to Expunge Record

There are simple steps to follow to expunge your record.  Expunging criminal records is addressed in Michigan Public Act 1965, entitled, Setting Aside … [Read more...]

Urinating in Public

"UIP" Look to the city, village, or township codes to find Urinating in Public, or "UIP", a crime. Indecent Exposure:  The State of Michigan … [Read more...]

What to do When there is an Arrest Warrant from Another State

Inquiry: I lived in Michigan until Nov. 2007; then moved back to my home state. I found out that a warrant was issued in 2009 for something when I … [Read more...]

Leaving Child Unattended in Vehicle

Did you know that it is a crime to leave a child unattended in a vehicle if they could be harmed?  I suppose that I knew that if anyone ever saw me do … [Read more...]

Michigan Child Abuse Laws

Michigan Child Abuse Laws can be found in Michigan Compiled Laws: Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Act MCL 722.601 - … [Read more...]