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  • Can I be Convicted of CSC Based Only on Hearsay?
    Can I be Convicted of CSC Based Only on Hearsay?

    Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) cases are very unique among criminal charges. Michigan CSC charges are broken down into four basic degrees: Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree, MCL 750.520b - up to LIFE ...

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  • Should You Take a Polygraph in a Sexual Assault Case?
    Should You Take a Polygraph in a Sexual Assault Case?

    Criminal Sexual Conduct cases in Michigan ("CSC") are a very unique type of case. As a Michigan CSC Defense Attorney , one question our office receives is "I'm innocent. Should I take a polygraph?" ...

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    What is a "Rape Kit" and How is it Used?

    Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) cases in Michigan often involve a form of evidence commonly called a "rape kit." But what is a rape kit? A rape kit, properly called a "sexual assault evidence collection ...

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  • What is CARE House?
    What is CARE House?

    If you have been accused of a sex crime involving a child in Macomb County, Michigan, then during a police interview or somewhere else along the way, you may have heard the phrase "CARE House" or ...

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  • Assault With Intent to Commit CSC - NOT GUILTY!
    Assault With Intent to Commit CSC - NOT GUILTY!

    JUSTICE WAS SERVED for another one of Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney Brian J. Prain's clients when a jury found him NOT GUILTY of sex crimes (Criminal Sexual Conduct) in May, 2016. It was a long ...

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  • New Michigan Law Requires DNA Upon Felony Arrest - CSC
    New Michigan Law Requires DNA Upon Felony Arrest - CSC

    In the past, most people arrested and charged with crimes in Michigan did not have to give a sample of their DNA to the police. DNA was typically only required when someone was actually convicted of a ...

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