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  • How Long Do DUI Points Stay on Your Driving Record?
    How Long Do DUI Points Stay on Your Driving Record?

    Upon conviction for a DUI in Michigan, the Department of State assesses points to the driving record. A conviction for either Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) or Operating with a High Bodily Alcohol ...

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  • How to Get a DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving
    How to Get a DUI Dropped to Reckless Driving

    In addition to possible jail time, probation, fines and costs, the collateral consequences of a DUI can be severe. Some examples of collateral consequences include: Loss of professional licensing, ...

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  • How to Get Your Driver’s License Back After a DUI
    How to Get Your Driver’s License Back After a DUI

    In addition to court-imposed penalties for DUI, the Michigan Department of State (aka the Secretary of State) imposes driver’s license sanctions. The driver’s license penalties vary depending on the ...

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  • What it Means to “Operate” a Motor Vehicle in Drunk Driving Cases
    What it Means to “Operate” a Motor Vehicle in Drunk Driving Cases

    Drunk driving is illegal. This we all know. In Michigan though, the terminology is known as “Operating While Intoxicated” (OWI) rather than Driving Under the Influence (DUI). However, “operating” is ...

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  • This Is The Most Important Requirement For Getting Your Michigan Drivers License Back After Revocation
    This Is The Most Important Requirement For Getting Your Michigan Drivers License Back After Revocation

    One of the requirements for a driver license restoration is to show that the alcohol or drug problem is under control and likely to stay that way. An alcohol or drug problem is considered “under ...

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  • Handling Your Own Drivers License Restoration? You Have EVERYTHING to Lose
    Handling Your Own Drivers License Restoration? You Have EVERYTHING to Lose

    Thinking of handling your driver license restoration on your own? Think again. I often receive calls from people who thought they could do it on their own, only to be sorely disappointed. They tell me ...

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