Explore BrainMass
Share

Stalking and Domestic Violence in Michigan

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Alice pressed charges for domstic violence against her now ex-spouse Robert. Despite the charges, Robert is still and large and Alice is frightened. Although she has the locks changed shortly after her release from the hospital, she recently returns home to find a black rose on the kitchen counter. She receives threatening notes through e-mail in which Robert cautions her to back off and drop the charges she filed against him. He states that next time he will kill their daughter Serena as well. Alice knows that without her testimony, the prosecution would not have a case against Robert. She seriously considers taking Serena and running to another state under an assumed name to get away from Robert.

- Explain current stalking legislation in Michigan
- Describe cyberstalking, and list some safety measures Alice could take to avoid detection on the Internet.
- Walk Alice through the steps necessary to obtain a protective order.
- Address the problems inherent in obtaining the order and in enforcing it.
- Discuss the forms of relief, with reasons, Alice may request.
- Include suggestions for Alice on ways she can protect herself.
- Do a threat assessment, and advise Alice of the results.
- Recommend whether or not she should continue with the case.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 7:35 am ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/law/familylaw/stalking-domestic-violence-michigan-508137

Solution Preview

Explain current stalking legislation in Michigan

Michigan's stalking law provides that unconsented contact includes, but is not limited to, any of the following:
1. Following or appearing within sight of that individual.
2. Approaching or confronting that individual in a public place or on private property.
3. Appearing at that individual's workplace or residence.
4. Entering onto or remaining on property owned, leased, or occupied by that individual.
5. Contacting that individual by telephone.
6. Sending mail or electronic communications to that individual.
7. Placing an object on or delivering an object to property owned, leased, or occupied by that individual (NCJRS, 2012).

https://www.ncjrs.gov/ovc_archives/bulletins/legalseries/bulletin1/2.html

Describe cyberstalking, and list some safety measures Alice could take to avoid detection on the Internet.

Cyberstalking involves the use of social media devices such as smartphones, the ...

Solution Summary

The expert examines stalking and domestic violence in Michigan. Cyber-stalking and the safety measures Alice could take to avoid detection on the internet is examined.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Secondary Level of Prevention

2. Levels of Prevention

Prepare a 1,400 word paper in APA format addressing the level of prevention assigned to you by the faculty member in week one. The paper should include the following:

a. Explain the level of prevention.
b. How might this specific level of prevention be addressed in a community experiencing increasing levels of family violence?
c. Explain why a comprehensive health program should address all three levels of prevention.
d. Is addressing a health concern at this level of prevention cost effective? Explain.
e. Minimum of four current references (No older than 5 years)

I appreciate any guidance on this assignment. Thank you.

View Full Posting Details