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46th Circuit Court Crawford County

November 29, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Janet M. Allen 33 year old of Sterling, sentenced to 90 days in jail and 24 months probation for controlled substance possession of non-narcotic. 62 year old of Grand Rapids, sentenced to 180 days in jail for sex offender-failure to comply with registration. 26 year old of Traverse City, sentenced to 60 days in […]

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87th District Court Crawford County

May 27, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 47 year old of Roscommon ordered to serve five days in jail and 120 days probation for attempt non-sufficient funds check over $100 less than $500. 33 year old of Lewiston ordered to serve seven days in jail for controlled substance possession of marijuana. 44 year old of Grayling ordered to […]

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87th District Court Crawford County

February 25, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 23 year old of Grayling ordered to serve seven days in jail, 180 months probation for controlled substance possession of marijuana and operate without security. 24 year old of Traverse City ordered to pay $1,440 in fines, 365 months probation for controlled substance possession of marijuana. 33 year old of Grayling […]

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34th Circuit Court Roscommon County

February 03, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

19 year old of St. Helen sentenced to 80 days in jail for probation violation. 25 year old of Prudenville sentenced to 120 days in jail and 24 months probation for third degree home invasion. 42 year old of Alger sentenced to 180 days in jail and 12 months probation for possession of controlled substance. […]

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90th District Court Emmet County

November 18, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

63 year old of Petoskey is ordered to pay $300 in fines and costs for open intoxicants in a motor vehicle. 29 year old of Alanson is ordered to pay $145 in fines and costs for driving in violation of vehicle code. 29 year old of Petoskey is ordered to pay $350 in fines and […]

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34th Circuit Court

May 14, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgertner 62 year old of St. Helen pleaded no contest to charge of larceny by conversion $20,000 or more. He was scheduled to be sentenced on April 21, 2015. 25 year old of Bay City pleaded to probation violation and was sentenced 90 days in jail (credit for 25 days) and the judge amended […]

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87th District Court

April 30, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister A 25 year old of Mancelona sentenced on March 10, 2015 for allowed suspended driver to drive; ordered to serve three days in jail. A 35 year old of Grayling sentenced on March 3, 2015 for motor vehicle allowed suspended person to operate; ordered to serve three days in jail. A […]

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87th District Court

March 05, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister A 21 year old of Traverse City, sentenced on Jan. 6, 2015 for license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate; ordered to pay $450 in fines or serve 45 days in jail. A 31 year old of Grayling, sentenced on Jan. 6, 2015 for operate without security, license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended […]

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46th Circuit Court

February 16, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. George J. Mertz A 36 year old of Alma, plead guilty on Nov. 17, 2014, to child support failure to pay; sentenced on Jan. 20, 2015, to serve 365 days in jail. A 23 year old of Grayling, plead guilty on Dec. 4, 2014, to police officer assault and disorderly person drunk; sentenced on […]

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34th Circuit Court

February 04, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner A 35 year old of Roscommon, stood nute to a probation violation and a status conference was set for Feb. 3. A 24 year old of St. Helen, pleaded guilty to probation violation and was sentenced to 30 days in jail (credit for 14 days), and continued probation (placement in an […]

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34th Circuit Court

December 31, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgertner A 63 year old male, was granted a request for random preliminary breath tests (placement with Sobriety Court is possible) and the clerk was to modify the bond. He faces charges of driving while intoxicated, third offense, and transporting open intoxicants in a motor vehicle. A 41 year old male, pleaded […]

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DUI Experts

November 30, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Critical to the defense in many impaired driving cases is an expert familiar with proper police procedures. Many police officers are improperly or poorly trained, or otherwise apply that training incorrectly, when it comes to field sobriety testing. Field sobriety testing (FST) is a barely validated method of determining if a driver is under the […]

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87th District Court

25 year old male, age 25 of Grayling – Plead guilty on Oct. 8, 2013 to license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate; ordered to serve five days in jail with credit for two days served; ordered to pay $260 in fines or serve 26 days in jail.   20 year old male of Grayling […]

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Constitutional Rights at Traffic Stops 101; Field Sobriety Tests, Blood Alcohol Supression

September 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

            1.         Initial Stop and Seizure of Person under Fourth Amendment              “A person is seized by the police and thus entitled to challenge the government’s action under the Fourth Amendment when the officer, by means of physical force or show of authority,  terminates or restrains his freedom of movement, through means intentionally applied.” Brendlin […]

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Expungement of Criminal Convictions in Michigan MCL 780.621

December 16, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Michigan law allows for the expungement (permanent removal) of a criminal conviction from a person’s criminal record under certain conditions. Generally, under MCL 780.621 et seq. an expungement order may be entered if: 1.  A person is convicted of no more than 3 offenses (1 felony and 2 misdemeanor “minor offenses” defined by statute.) 2. […]

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