Blog Posts in August, 2014

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  • Whip-Its – Nitrous Oxide and Other Inhalants – Legal to Possess, Illegal to Inhale
    Whip-Its – Nitrous Oxide and Other Inhalants – Legal to Possess, Illegal to Inhale

    Have you ever inhaled the compressed air in the whipped cream can in your (or your friend’s) refrigerator for the quick high it gives you? If you did you committed a misdemeanor pursuant to Michigan ...

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  • Rights People Lose and Consequences if Convicted of a Felony in Michigan
    Rights People Lose and Consequences if Convicted of a Felony in Michigan

    Every criminal offense has a maximum penalty which defines whether its a misdemeanor or a felony. In Michigan, a felony is a crime that is punishable by two years or more. If you have been convicted ...

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  • Metro Detroit Domestic Violence Allegations Lead to False Arrest
    Metro Detroit Domestic Violence Allegations Lead to False Arrest

    Grosse Pointe Shores Mayor Pro Tem and councilman Daniel Schulte got into an argument with his wife at their home. It started about how he blocked another family member’s car from getting out of the ...

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  • Avoid a License Suspension After a Second Owi/Dui by Completing a Michigan Sobriety Court Program
    Avoid a License Suspension After a Second Owi/Dui by Completing a Michigan Sobriety Court Program

    In Michigan, two OWI DUI convictions for alcohol or drugs will require a one year revocation of a person’s driver’s license. However, a restricted driver’s license may be granted to a OWI 2 nd ...

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  • Understanding Your Digital Fourth Amendment Rights
    Understanding Your Digital Fourth Amendment Rights

    Because your cell phone is such a pervasive and insistent part of your daily life the United States Supreme Court in Riley v. California ruled that, absent an emergency, the police must have a warrant ...

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