Failure to Appear is a Crime

IN THE NEWS: Decision in Eva's Bridal vs Halanick Enterprises is rendered by Seventh Circuit

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

Wolverine Law is Now Collis & Griffor, PC


Wolverine Law’s Stuart M. Collis and Attorney Beverly M. Griffor, have joined forces to form Collis & Griffor, PC. Providing clients with skilled family, criminal, business,  traffic, sports, real estate, probate and animal law services as well 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

Changes to the Michigan Freedom of Information Act

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The Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law which gives you the right to access information at a federal level. Often considered a way of “keeping the government honest”, this law provides that as an American, you have the right to request Read More

Suit has been filed in the Eastern District of Michigan


The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit today to guarantee that the marriages of 300 same-sex couples performed in Michigan last month are recognized by the state. To read the entire article from the ACLA, you can find it Read More