Drug Charges in Michigan

Drug Charges in Michigan

Michigan drug charges can be classified as misdemeanors or felonies. The severity of the charge will vary depending on the type and amount of the drug in your possession, and whether you were in possession of an amount of drugs that indicate an inten… Read More
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Categories: Drug Crimes
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Resisting Arrest and Obstruction of Justice

Charges of resisting arrest or obstruction of justice are serious, and the penalties can be severe. There are defenses available, but these cases can be complex and the stakes are high. If you have been charged with resisting arrest or obstruction of… Read More
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Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test?

If you are stopped under suspicion of drunk driving, can you refuse a Breathalyzer test? The short answer is “yes – you can.” But, like many things, it’s not that simple. What Is a Breathalyzer Test? If you are stopped in Michigan under s… Read More
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Categories: Drunk Driving / OWI
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What Is the Penalty for Vehicular Manslaughter?

In Michigan, you can be charged with vehicular manslaughter for causing someone’s death while operating a motor vehicle. The most common situation that results in a charge is when someone is driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (OW… Read More
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What Is a Misdemeanor?

If you’re facing criminal charges in Michigan, the crime is classified as a felony, a misdemeanor, or an infraction. The difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and infraction is largely in how severely the crime is punished, and the extent to… Read More
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Understanding the Different Tiers on the Michigan Sex Offender Registry

The Adam Walsh Act, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2006, set the standard for classifying sexual offenses across the country. Sexual offenses are classified according to: • The crime committed • The age of the people inv… Read More
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Categories: Sex-Related Charges
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What Is Involuntary Manslaughter?

Manslaughter is a serious crime that occurs when someone is unlawfully and unintentionally killed. Manslaughter can be voluntary or involuntary, depending on the circumstances that led to the killing. For example, involuntary manslaughter occurs when… Read More
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What To Do If You’ve Been Charged With An OWI

Criminal charges for OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) can be frightening, frustrating, and confusing, especially if it’s your first time dealing with the criminal justice system. If you’re asking yourself what to do if you’ve been charged with… Read More
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Categories: Drunk Driving / OWI
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How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help

Being charged with a crime is scary. You may experience feelings of uncertainty, frustration, and anger. You probably also have questions and may not know where to turn. A criminal defense attorney can help by offering advice, explaining the law that… Read More
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Preparing for Your First Court Appearance

If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t given a whole lot of thought about what to do if you have to appear in court. What should you wear? Where do you stand? What will happen? Will you be expected to talk? What should you say? Is there… Read More
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