Failure to Appear is a Crime

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Chances are you didn't mean to miss your day in court however, the consequences are still the same. If you fail to appear in court in Michigan, you may now have an additional misdemeanor charge against you and there may also be a warrant out for your Read More

Driving Without Insurance in Michigan

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License and proof of insurance please? Even if you haven’t been stopped in Michigan, you are likely familiar with these requests made by officers during a traffic stop. Until the end of 2014, your proof of insurance was the only easy proof of Read More

The Admissibility of Michigan Roadside Sobriety Tests

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A simple error in wording in a Michigan Law which went into effect in January of 2015, has led to an unexpected consequence with regard to the admissibility of field sobriety tests in court. Enrolled House Bill 5385 which was approved on October Read More

DUI Attorney Belleville MI: A DUI Should Not Be Taken Lightly


Like virtually all offenses today, penalties for DUIs or Driving Under the Influence vary from state to state. A DUI is defined as the act of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol above the legal limit. If you are facing a DUI Read More

Michigan’s Super Drunk Driving Law

Michigan's Super Drunk Driving Law

On October 31, 2010, Michigan’s new “super drunk” driving law went into effect, which changed several sections of the Michigan Vehicle Code. Previously, intoxicated drivers faced charges of Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI) or Operating While Read More

Michigan No Points Traffic Ticket Law


On December 31, 2010, a new Michigan law (MCL 257.320d) went into effect. This law permits individuals to attend traffic school to avoid certain minor traffic tickets from getting reported to insurance companies. Like any law, however, there are Read More