New MI Laws 2013

New MI Laws 2013

New Michigan Laws to Take Effect

To toll the statute of limitations until the government decides whether someone committed the crime for kidnapping, extortion, AWIM, a/ murder, manslaughter, first degree home invasion.

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/%28S%28w3geab55bleyzdasp5d2v2mj%29%29/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=2011-SB-0726

A deferral under MCL 769.4a for domestic violence first offense charge in MI is now a prior conviction for purposes of enhancing Domestic violence charges.

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2011-2012/billenrolled/Senate/htm/2011-SNB-0845.htm

MI Domestic violence third offense is now a 5 year felony instead of a 2 year felony in Michigan. Fines also are higher.

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2011-2012/billconcurred/Senate/htm/2011-SCB-0847.htm

New crime of Assault by Strangulation or Suffocation in Michigan. This new law allows that anytime a police report indicates finger prints on the complainant's neck, it can result in a 10 year felony charge in Michigan.

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2011-2012/billconcurred/Senate/htm/2011-SCB-0848.htm

PA 372 of 2012: MI Criminal Sexual Conduct on one's foster kids.

http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2011-2012/billconcurred/Senate/htm/2012-SCB-0934.htm

Attorney Daniel D. Hajji is an Oakland County Defense Attorney with main office in Farmington Hills, Michigan. To set a free consultation, call us at (248) 782-8322 or submit an online criminal defense contact form request.

Categories: Criminal Defense