Urinating in Public (UIP) in Ann Arbor on Football Saturday

Sometimes a person can’t find a bathroom or underestimates the line for a porta potty.  Unfortunately, bad planning can lead…

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Arrested for Drunk Driving on Football Saturday in Ann Arbor, now what?

Its Football Saturday and the Michigan Wolverines are playing at home.  You decide that you are going to tailgate.  You…

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What to do when arrested in Ann Arbor

It is very important to hire an attorney if you are arrested in Ann Arbor.  A lot of times people…

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Stealing from your employer is also called Embezzlement in Michigan

What is embezzlement in Michigan? The quick answer is, taking money or property belonging to your employer and using it…

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What is UIP in Michigan? How to avoid this criminal charge

In Ann Arbor, Michigan there is a law called UIP.  UIP stands for Urinating in Public and is a misdemeanor. …

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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 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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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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Are noise violations in Ann Arbor really criminal misdemeanors?

Are Noise Violations in Ann Arbor Really Criminal Misdemeanors?  In other words are they crimes? The short answer is yes. …

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What is HYTA? Can I get HYTA in Michigan?

What is HYTA? HYTA is a Michigan Law that gives first time offenders a chance to avoid criminal convictions.  It…

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