Legal Articles, Motor Vehicle

Just Recieved a Traffic or Speeding Ticket--Now What

A guide on what to do after you have recieved a traffic or speeding ticket including what your options are, how and when to request a hearing, what to present at the hearing, and what your rights are.

Sobriety Court

A guide to Michigan's Sobriety Court: what it is, who is eligible, what it requires, how to complete the program, and what the benefits are.

Going Out Without Getting a DUI

How to prepare yourself to drive safe and to avoid getting arrested for drunk driving after a night out on the town.

How I Approach a DUI/OWI Case

How my firm tackles a DUI case from the moment the client walks in the door to my office to the last moment we leave the courtroom and everything in between.

Walk and Turn (Field Sobriety Tests)

Describes the Walk and Turn field sobriety test: how it is done and how the officer tells if you pass or fail.

One Legged Stand (OLS) and the Preliminary Breath Test (PBT)

Describest the One Legged Stand the roadside preliminary breath test or pbt of the field sobriety tests. Talks about how they are conducted, what constitutes if you pass or fail.

HGN: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (Field Sobriety Tests)

Describes the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus or HGN of the Field Sobriety Tests. What the test is, what the officer looks for, how to do it correctly, and what determines if you pass or fail.

Field Sobriety Tests

Overview of field sobriety tests or roadside sobriety tests as to what they are and why you should never agree to take one if suspected of a DUI.

First Offense OWI in Michigan

Description of the various OWI or DUI charges you can be facing for a first offense in Michigan and what the legal penalties and consequrences are as well as when to accept a plea offer and when to go to trial.

Getting Your Michigan Driver's License Back

How to get your driver's license back after a suspension. How to prepared for the DAAD hearing and win back your license.

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