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  • Domestic Violence and Firearm Possession in Michigan
    Domestic Violence and Firearm Possession in Michigan

    Domestic violence is a serious crime. Known as domestic assault in Michigan, it’s a crime that is incredibly common. Usually, two adults who reside together get into a heated argument. Wanting to ...

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  • Types of Personal Protection Orders in Michigan
    Types of Personal Protection Orders in Michigan

    What is a Personal Protection Order? A Personal Protection Order, or PPO, is s court order designed to protect one person by restraining another from certain behavior, such as physical violence, ...

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  • What are the Domestic Violence Laws in Michigan?
    What are the Domestic Violence Laws in Michigan?

    Domestic violence definition and statistics Domestic violence is a pattern of learned behavior in which one person uses physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse to control another person. According to ...

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  • Can You Be Charged With The Same Crime at Both The State and Federal Level?
    Can You Be Charged With The Same Crime at Both The State and Federal Level?

    “Double Jeopardy” is a protected right guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Michigan Constitution. It means you cannot be prosecuted twice for the same crime. ...

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