Ashlee Duplessis

What to do if you’re falsely accused of sexual assault

False accusations or charges of sexual assault can cause a nightmarish situation for anyone. Being accused of a crime that you did not commit is bad but this is especially true when it comes to sexual crimes. These accusations can happen to anyone. A person could face an arrest, trial, and public scrutiny, not to …

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Appealing A Conviction in Michigan – Detroit, MI

The legal process a person facing criminal charges goes through is full of complexities. At each step of the way are legal norms, definitions, and procedures that only criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors really understand. The full life-cycle of a case can be years long and it all revolves around a defendant’s rights being guaranteed …

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Assault in Michigan: 3 things to know

What is Assault? Assault is an offense usually referred to as assault and battery (A&B). Michigan has multiple different charges which fall under this broad term. Although they’re all related they carry different definitions and thus different penalties and consequences. Simple assault, aggravated assault, strangulation, and domestic violence, are all different terms. Each has its …

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What is Manslaughter in Michigan?

Most people have a vague understanding of the difference between homicide and manslaughter. This is totally understandable. The legal difference between both charges is a bit hard to grasp at first glance. Both crimes though carry very heavy penalties. First, let’s look at the difference between homicide and manslaughter.  What Michigan Law Says The most …

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Assault with Intent to Murder in Michigan

Assault and Battery in Michigan is an umbrella term for a variety of crimes. There are misdemeanor and felony charges that can be levied against someone depending on specific circumstances. For a person to be charged with Assault with Intent to Murder means the prosecution must prove guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution must …

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