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Daniel P. Hilf

Daniel Hilf’s Legal Guides

92 total


  • Extortion

    There are 2 different types ofextortionunder Michigan law: threats of harm; and threats to accuse another of a crime. The crime ofExtortioncarries a maximum possible punishment of up to 20 years in prison. Michigan Compiled Law 750.213 provides that Any person who shall, either o...

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  • Child Sexually Abusive Activity

    There are 3 different types of conduct inMichiganthat constituteChild Sexually Abusive Activity: First, pursuant to MCL 750.145c(2),creating child sexually abusive material through knowingly persuading, inducing, enticing, coercing, causing, or allowing a child to engage in chil...

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  • Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree

    Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree (MCL 750.520c(1)), also known as CSC 2nd Degree, is a very serious charge in Michigan. Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree always involves some form of sexual contact. The penalties for 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, upon...

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  • Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree

    Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree(MCL 750.520b), also known asCSC 1stDegree, is the most serious of all sex offenses in Michigan.Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degreecan involve children or adults depending upon the circumstance, and always involve some form ofrap...

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  • Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree

    Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree (MCL 750.520d), also known as CSC 3rd Degree, is a very serious charge in Michigan. Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Third Degree always involves some form of rape (sexual penetration). The penalties for 3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct...

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  • Forfeiture

    Forfeiture cases are pursued by city prosecutors, county prosecutors, federal prosecutors, and/or United States Customs depending upon the circumstances.Forfeiture laws allow the government to seize and keep businesses, cash, cars, guns, homes, jewelry, and other property that i...

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  • Operating While Impaired

    Drunk drivingin Michigan is sometimes referred to asOperating While Impaired, OWI, Operating Under the Influence, OUIL, Driving While Impaired, Driving While Intoxicated, DWI, Driving Under the Influence, DUI, Impaired Driving, Unlawful Blood Alcohol Level,and/orUBAL.No matter wh...

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  • Breaking and Entering with Intent

    BreakingorBreaking and Entering(B E)involving theft or assault are treated very seriously in Michigan Courts. Respecting the property of others, and the notion that a person's home is their castle, are rules that are ingrained in our judiciary and society. Common offenses in Mic...

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  • Immigration Consequences for Retail Fraud Conviction

    How a Retail Fraud Conviction Could Impact a United States Permanent Resident Retail fraud is classified as a crime involving moral turpitude underUnited Statesimmigration law. As a permanent resident in the United States, when you have a conviction of retail fraud, your immigra...

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  • Types of Assault

    The maximum punishment for assaultive offenses in Michigan is determined by our state law.The law takes into consideration the type of injury received by the victim, the severity of the injury, the intent of the perpetrator, the vulnerability of the victim, the employment positi...

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