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Drunk Driving in Michigan

October 12, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

DUI, OWI, OWVI, OUID, OUIL Superdrunk what does this all mean and what are the differences? There are a multitude of drinking and driving charges. The main first offense charges are: 1) Operating While Visibly Impaired MCL 257.625(3), 2) Operating While Intoxicated MCL 257.625(1), 3) Operating with a High BAC MCL 257.625(1)(c), and 4) Operating […]

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Implied Consent, What is it and how does it hurt you?

September 09, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

If you are pulled over for suspected drunk driving, you are generally put through some field sobriety tests, concluding in a preliminary breath test (PBT) where you blow into a device and it checks your breath for blood alcohol levels. Then if the levels are above a certain amount, the officer will arrest you and […]

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Diversion and You

August 07, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

You may have heard through the grapevine about diversion in regards to your plea. A diversion program is for first time offenders to plead guilty, be sentenced to an enhanced probation, and if that probation is successfully completed then the charges are dismissed. There are three main diversion programs that are most commonly offered. One […]

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Super Drunk in Michigan

July 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Late last year Michigan passed a law amping up the penalties for a high “blood alcohol content” or high “BAC”. Informally this is known as the “Super Drunk Law”. The difference between regular drunk driving and Super drunk is that super drunk carries with it a serious increase in penalties if found guilty. Before the […]

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