A common question our criminal defense lawyers are asked is – “Do I have to take a breathalyzer test if I am pulled over in Michigan?”. There are situations in which Michigan law will require you to take a BAC test. However, many people choose to disobey this request and accept the penalty. A police … Continue reading In Michigan, What Happens If I Refuse To Take A Breathalyzer Test?
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Drug Charges & Penalties In Michigan
The consequences of a drug conviction can last a lifetime. You can be charged with anything from possession to distribution to manufacturing. Depending on the amount of the drugs and the nature of the offense, these crimes may be charged at the state or federal level in Michigan. These crimes may all carry harsh prison … Continue reading Drug Charges & Penalties In Michigan
Do I Need A Trust In Michigan?
The short answer is MAYBE. A trust allows control over when and how your heirs inherit, can ensure your minor or disabled children are taken care of even if you aren’t here, and can avoid a frustrating and time-consuming court process. What is a Trust? In your later years, you may begin to consider how … Continue reading Do I Need A Trust In Michigan?
How Much Does A DUI Conviction Cost in Michigan?
Getting convicted of Operating While Intoxicated (aka OWI or DUI) in Michigan has many more costs than just the fines and court fees. If you’re facing OWI charges, you might be wondering what the total costs include, everything from increased insurance premiums to license reinstate fees. In total, these costs typically amount to anywhere between … Continue reading How Much Does A DUI Conviction Cost in Michigan?
What Are the Different Levels of Criminal Charges in Michigan?
Our Kalamazo Criminal Defense Lawyers explain the different levels of criminal charges in Michigan. If a prosecutor charges you with a crime, it’s essential to understand the severity of the charges and what sentencing may look like if you’re convicted. The same offense may be charged as a misdemeanor for one offender and a felony … Continue reading What Are the Different Levels of Criminal Charges in Michigan?