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Can the Police Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant?

There are some circumstances in which police can lawfully search your car without a warrant. However, during most traffic stops, the police must ask for your permission before searching your vehicle. If you do not give them permission and there are n… Read More
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Police Lineups and Eyewitness Identifications

Eyewitness testimony is powerful evidence. Because eyewitness testimony can be so influential, courts have established strict guidelines that must be followed when police conduct a lineup to identify a suspect and when prosecutors seek to admit eyewi… Read More
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How Should You Handle Police Encounters?

Encounters with the police generally fall into one of three categories: (1) in a public place; (2) in a private place; or (3) in a car. Police encounters can be tricky, especially because police are trained to notice things other observers may not. T… Read More
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Admitted to practice law in 2014, Ann Arbor criminal defense attorney Robert Elmen defends people accused of crimes such as assault and battery, domestic violence, sex crimes, drug crimes, and drunk driving / OWI / DUI. His caring approach towards his clients sets him apart from other lawyers as he recognizes that people come to him during their darkest hours, looking for help, and for hope. Robert is a student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and draws on his martial arts training to help himself and his clients remain calm in the face of what may seem like insurmountable odds.

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I was fighting a case that would have given me a life sentence, and this man saw I wasn’t guilty even though I was arrested for it anyhow. Needless to say, I never saw a day in court. Thank you Mr. Elmen, you’re a Godsend to the Thorn Fam…
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