Blog

Fighting a Property Tax Foreclosure

Owning a home brings a lot of benefits – the ability to decide how and when to use and update your property, and the peace of mind that the landlord will decide not to renew your lease when it is convenient for him/her. However, with the freedom of owning a home comes the financial obligation [..]

Read More

Appealing a Denial of Driving Privileges

Obtaining the right to drive is a big milestone in most people’s lives because it signifies a step toward adulthood and the ability to travel far and wide. In addition, having a car, and the license allowing a person to drive it, is almost a necessity in some locations due to a lack of other [..]

Read More

Fighting a DUI in Michigan

So, you were arrested, maybe in Bloomfield Hills, and charged with a DUI, or operating while intoxicated (OWI), as it is termed under Michigan law. The police officer may have asked you to take a preliminary breath test during the initial stop, which you refused, and you later submitted a blood sample to determine your [..]

Read More

Innocent Until Proven Guilty

A cornerstone of the United States legal structure is the concept that defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The law requires that in criminal cases, guilt must be established beyond a reasonable doubt. The judge will ask you what you plead to the charges, generally in the first hearing. Here, many [..]

Read More

Issues in Drug-Related DUI Cases

Drug charges can be integrated as part of a DUI or other traffic stop. Charges in a drug case may be either misdemeanors or felonies. A charge of drug trafficking is serious and comes with severe penalties if convicted. A driver who is found to be driving with a controlled substance in his or her system [..]

Read More

Can Evidence Be Suppressed in A DUI Case?

A DUI conviction can cause you serious lasting harm and may tarnish your record making it difficult to get a job or attend school. Other serious consequences include fines, jail time, attendance in an alcohol program, community service, and probation. It is necessary to defend a DUI case with help from an aggressive Livonia DUI [..]

Read More

Driving While License Suspended – Get Your License Back

Driving while your license is suspended, DWLS, is a serious offense in Michigan. The offense is a misdemeanor that comes with a variety of penalties that could include fines and the further suspension or revocation of your license. There are a number of reasons why your license may have been suspended including: OWI (operating while [..]

Read More

Chemical Test Rights

If you have been stopped for DUI or OWI in Michigan you are required to submit to a chemical test. This is commonly referred to as implied consent. DUI charges can come with harsh penalties if convicted so it is important to seek legal help immediately from an experienced DUI attorney in Royal Oak, such [..]

Read More

Sobriety Checkpoints – Are They Legal?

Sobriety checkpoints are areas that are temporarily designated for review of possible DUI drivers. Checkpoints are common in a number of states. They are typically more prevalent at certain times of the year, such as during the holidays. However, you won’t see sobriety checkpoints in Michigan because they have been deemed illegal, at least for [..]

Read More