Elawyers Elawyers
Virginia| Change
Guides on 

Crimes against persons

Domestic Abuse: The Biggest Unintended Consequence of the Coronavirus Lockdown?
Post On May 02, 2020
Tag:  Show more

I saw a news report the other day that talked about the increase in domestic abuse incidents not only in Wisconsin but throughout the nation. This increase is undoubtedly an unintended consequence of the quarantine orders associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus alone is putting...

# 1
Domestic Violence: Staying Safe During COVID-19
Post On Apr. 01, 2020
Tag:  Show more

For victims of abuse, the governor’s quarantine order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 puts them in a nightmare situation: they’ve been locked into a confined space with their biggest nightmare -- their abuser. Background The quarantine is a particularly stressful time for everybody, but it...

# 2
Top 6 Areas of Possible Relief for Clients Facing Reentry Charges After Deportation
Post On Jan. 10, 2016
Tag:  Show more

Persons charged with reentry following a deportation or removal often assume that they will simply be deported again and that there is no use fighting their deportation. However, relief may be available in a surprising number of cases, and I am listing six key areas of possible relief below. Did...

# 3
Child Abuse Crimes in Michigan
Post On Mar. 29, 2012
Tag:  Show more

In Michigan there are 4 specific criminal allegations that constitute Child Abuse : Child Abuse in the First Degree - MCL 750.136b(2) - occurs when an individual knowingly or intentionally causes serious physical or serious mental harm to a child. Child Abuse in the First Degree is punishable by up...

# 4
Ohio Criminal Law Basics

Criminal law is one of the oldest of the major branches of law. It spells out rules of conduct for society to follow and provides for penalties when those rules are broken. The law also protects by shielding citizens from wrongful prosecutions and mistakes made by law enforcement officials,...

# 5

Can't find what you're looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.
Ask a Question
Search for lawyers by practice areas.
Find a Lawyer