Our Office is Moving!

As of monday, August 2nd, 2010, Neil Rockind, P.C. will no longer be located in the Franklin Center. I know, I know…you all loved that office. So did we. But we are moving onward and upward. You will now be able to find our hardworking selves in the Towers Watson Building (which used to be called the Watson Wyatt Building). The new address is 28411 Northwestern Highway, Suite 1150, Southfield,

Details of 100 million Facebook users published online

If you are under the misconception that your Facebook information can only be seen by your “friends,” then you are dead wrong. According to this story, a gentleman by the name of Ron Bowes created a program that trolled through Facebook and captured every single bit of information that was not actually labeled “private.” He then compiled all of that information into a single database. That database contains personal information

2 Cases. 2 Preliminary Exams. 2 Dismissals. 1 week!

Over the past week Attorney Neil Rockind has achieved two dismissals at the preliminary examination level! For those who don’t know, when someone is charged with a felony, they first start their case at the district court level. At that level, the person has the option to hold a preliminary examination. At that examination, the prosecutor must show (1) that a crime was committed, and (2) that the person charged

Marijuana Poll

California Prop 19

In case you have not been paying attention to politics in California, which I assume most of you have not, in November Proposition 19 will be on the California Ballot. Proposition 19, if it passes, will make Medical Marijuana a thing of the past in California – and will completely legalize it for everyone (in the State of California) 21 and over. According to some polls, Prop 19 is currently

Weird Laws on the Books in Michigan?

I found this story at Freep.com Here are a few of the weird things that are illegal: Birmingham • Have promiscuous sex. Clawson • Throw snowballs. • Allow homosexuals into bars. Detroit • Loiter in the morgue. • Bring into the city any person with a communicable disease, such as the flu or sexually transmitted diseases, without the approval of the health director. Dearborn Heights • Operate a fitness center

iPhone Jailbreaking/Unlocking Declared Legal

I know this seems like a bizarre story to post, but there are a lot of iPhone fanboys out there who I figured would get a kick out of this story. By Neil Hughes Published: 11:40 AM EST The U.S. government on Monday announced new rules that make it officially legal for iPhone owners to “jailbreak” their device and run unauthorized third-party applications. In addition, it is now acceptable to unlock

Michigan Supreme Court Changes the Rule on Child Pornography

MUSKEGON COUNTY — The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of former Egelston Township Treasurer Brian Lee Hill for “producing” child pornography, a 20-year felony, by downloading it off the Internet and burning it onto compact discs for his own use. Instead, the proper conviction should have been possession of child porn, a 4-year felony, the high court ruled. The decision reversed a 2006 pretrial ruling by the Michigan

We Love Hearing From Our Clients…

Last week a current client sent us this email: “Sent: Jul 19, 2010 3:42 PM Subject: THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!  I mean it, Neil. U truly are my saving grace in this crazy mess. I don’t know what I’d do without you. My parents/family/friends thank u too.” From all of us at NRPC: You are welcome! It is a fantastic feeling knowing that we are out there each and everyday

Colin A. Daniels in the News

“Terrence Anthony-Thomas Cato faces sentencing for one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct with force or coercion, a two-year felony, one count of aggravated assault and one count of disorderly person obscene conduct. Southfield attorney Colin Andrew Daniels of Neil Rockind PC is counsel of record for the defendant.” via The Examiner You have got to love the media…they left out the most important part: the Criminal Sexual Conduct count (the

Neil Rockind, Metro Detroit's Finest Trial Lawyer