What is a Miranda Warning in Michigan?

Most people are familiar with the Miranda Warning.  In fact, many people can recite it because we hear it on…

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What is Drugged Driving or Driving with the Presence of a Controlled Substance in Michigan?

Most people are familiar with drunk driving, DUI, OWI, impaired driving, among the other alcohol related offenses.  As marijuana and…

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What is drunk driving in Michigan?

In Michigan, there are several different ways you can get in trouble for drunk driving.  Most people believe that if…

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What is MDOP aka Malicious Destruction of Property in Michigan?

What is MDOP also known as Malicious Destruction of Property in Michigan? MDOP or Malicious Destruction of Property in Michigan…

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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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What is HYTA? Can I get HYTA in Michigan?

HYTA is a Michigan Law that gives first time offenders a chance to avoid criminal convictions.  It stands for the…

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Bond Types in Michigan Criminal Courts

There are a few main types of bond.  They include personal recognizance, cash, surety, or 10 percent. Personal recognizance bond…

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