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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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  • Why does Michigan call a DUI an OWI?
    Why does Michigan call a DUI an OWI?

    Across the United States, a driving under-the-influence (DUI) charge is the crime of driving or operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other controlled/intoxicating substances. ...

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  • Three Things to Know About Summer Drunk Driving Arrests
    Three Things to Know About Summer Drunk Driving Arrests

    While the warm weather and sunshine always makes this time of year the best for social gatherings, we must also be careful of how we get to and from those gatherings. Summertime means increased ...

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  • 17-year-olds Now Considered Minors in Michigan Criminal Justice System
    17-year-olds Now Considered Minors in Michigan Criminal Justice System

    In April 2019, the Michigan Senate overwhelmingly approved a package of bills aimed to classify 17-year-olds as minors in the state’s criminal justice system . This bi-partisan move arrives from the ...

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  • Drivers Cannot Consent to Search Passenger Belongings
    Drivers Cannot Consent to Search Passenger Belongings

    Since 2007, Michigan law held that when a police officer received consent from the driver to search the passenger compartment of a vehicle, that search permitted the officer to search the passenger’s ...

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  • How Michigan Police Arrest Drugged Drivers
    How Michigan Police Arrest Drugged Drivers

    Everyone is familiar with drunk driving. The old slogan, “drive sober or get pulled over,” is burned into our brains to remind us about the consequences of drinking and driving. Assumably, most people ...

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