Daniel P. Hilf’s Guides

Daniel P. Hilf

Troy Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Assault GBH

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm Less than Murder (also known as Assault GBH) is a felony criminal offense in Michigan according to Michigan Compiled Law 750.84. Assault GBH carries a potential punishment of up to 10 years in prison, and a fine of not more than $5,000....

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  2. Temporary Protected Status for Syrians

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Syrian nationals residing in the United States may begin the application process to remain in the United States due to the violent, deteriorating situation in the country of Syria. As of March 29, 2012, eligible Syrian nationals (and persons without nationality who last habituall...

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  3. Child Abuse Crimes in Michigan

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    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 i...

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  4. Financial Transaction Device - Credit Card Fraud

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    InMichiganthere are several crimes related tocredit card fraud,debit card fraud, andgift card fraudor point of sale fraudthat are commonly prosecuted. The above mentioned items are also referred to inMichiganasfinancial transaction devices. Even the possession of someone elses ac...

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  5. Advocating for Crime Victims

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    In many instances a victim pursues a criminal case with vigor and determination to receive justice, and will stop at nothing to have his or her position heard and advanced. In Michigan a victim has an absolute right to be heard, informed, and consulted with as to the prosecution ...

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  6. What Happens If You Get Arrested

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    The police officer makes an arrest inMichiganwhen he or she determines that there is probable cause that a crime has been committed. For petty or minor offensesthe police officer may release the individual on theirown personal recognizancewith instructions to contact the Court fo...

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  7. Identity Theft

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Identity Theft and Identity Fraud crimes in Michigan involve the unlawful use of the financial another person or company in a fraudulent manner. It is an offense that is treated seriously by Courts in because it harms a victim financially, often ruins or damages the victims credi...

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  8. Michigan Statute of Limitations

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    The Statute of Limitations in Michigan is governed by MCL 767.24, unless the specific crime contains its own limitations period. The statute of limitations is a nonjurisdictional, waivable affirmative defense. This blog contains general information which is not intented to be sub...

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  9. Prostitution

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    In Michigan, there are a number of crimes related to Prostitution: Engaging or Offering to Engage Services of Female (MCL 750.449a) provides that any male person who engages or offers to engage the services of a female person, not his wife, for the purpose of prostitution, lewdne...

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  10. Indecent Exposure and Sexual Delinquency

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Indecent exposure in Michigan is unlawful pursuant to MCL 750.335a which states that a person is prohibited from making an open or indecent exposure of himself or herself or of another person. For first time offenses, which do not involve fondling, the offense is a misdemeanor pu...

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