Is MIP really a civil infraction in Michigan? What you need to know

The law on Minor in Possession of Alcohol, also known as MIP, in Michigan was recently changed and goes into…

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Open Intox aka Drinking in Public in Ann Arbor

It is illegal in Ann Arbor to drink alcohol, beer, wine, spirits, or what the government called “intoxicating substances” while…

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What is OWVI in Michigan? Is it drunk driving?

There are several types of drunk driving charges in Michigan.  One that is surprising to most is OWVI or Operating…

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What is Retail Fraud in Michigan? Shoplifting

What is Retail Fraud in Michigan? Retail fraud is commonly referred to as shoplifting in Michigan.  In other words it…

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Can you get HYTA more than once in Michigan?

In Michigan, there is a statute called the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act also known as HYTA .  This statute can…

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Do I have to go to court for a misdemeanor ticket if I live out of town?

The Michigan Wolverines versus the Ohio State Buckeyes is one of the biggest rivalries in college football.  Michigan versus Michigan…

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How to Handle Tickets in Ann Arbor on Football Saturdays

Football Saturdays can be a lot of fun in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Watching the Michigan Wolverines, visiting the Big House,…

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Ann Arbor Drug Crimes Defense

There are many ways that people can get in trouble for drugs in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw and the surrounding Counties. …

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Arrested for Drunk Driving in Ann Arbor on Thanksgiving… What now?

There are many things that are great about Thanksgiving.  Friends and family get together to enjoy turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes,…

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Littering… don’t get arrested for it in Ann Arbor

We’ve all been there. You just finished eating a candy bar, bag of chips, or a can of Arizona Iced…

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