Paternity is a legal term that imposes reciprocal obligations on fathers and their children. It obligates the father to care for his children and allows the father to receive inheritances from his children.
Every divorce is unique. Every couple collects a variety of assets, a unique retirement account make-up, their children are different, and their memories are different. Each of these factors contribute to making each divorce different as couples confront their different issues.
Law enforcement agencies often employ the use of canine drug sniffers to detect the presence of illegal narcotics. People in Detroit may see these four-legged officers in action during traffic stops and even at airports.
This holiday season, it may be worse than a lump of coal for those the authorities accuse of wrongdoing: it could be an arrest and prosecution for drug crimes, weapons offenses or other types of serious charges.
A naturally scary undercurrent comes with October. After all, this month is known for Halloween. While this holiday is excitable and fun for many young kids, the event brings about different sentiments for former offenders of sex crimes.
Each year the Michigan State Police issues a report regarding the number of arrests, auto accidents and fatalities in the state attributable to alcohol and drug use. The Michigan Drunk Driving Audit released in July 2013 showed that the number of impaired driving arrests increased in the state in 2012.
Those suspected of sex crimes may find themselves under investigation long before they are ever charged with anything. The law enforcement officers conducting these investigations are specially trained to uncover the evidence that is necessary to help prosecutors decide whether to pursue charges.
Long prison sentences are often equated with violent crimes like rape and murder. However, these crimes are not the only ones that can result in years spent behind bars. Non-violent crimes can also lead to years, even decades, spent in prison. Those convicted of crimes within one group of non-violent crimes, called white collar crimes, can find themselves serving prison ...