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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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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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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Fake ID in Ann Arbor

It’s a Friday night and Rob’s friends want to go to the bar.  Rob tells them that he is not…

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I got caught speeding, what now?

This is a situation that most people run into.  They may be speeding because they are late, not paying attention…

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Are noise violations in Ann Arbor really criminal misdemeanors?

The short answer is yes.  Ann Arbor has several noise ordinances including: 9:362 and 9:363. The first of these is…

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