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  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving: What You Don't Know
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving: What You Don't Know

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) started as a grassroots movement and has turned into a massive nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating drunk driving, fighting drugged driving, supporting ...

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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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  • Closing the Divide between the Forensic Scientists and Defense Attorneys
    Closing the Divide between the Forensic Scientists and Defense Attorneys

    The Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division is responsible for testing blood samples for the presence and quantification of alcohol and/or controlled substances for all DUI prosecutions in the ...

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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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  • Is it Possible to Limit OWI Penalties During Sentencing?
    Is it Possible to Limit OWI Penalties During Sentencing?

    Being arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) is an expensive and time consuming event. Most people are concerned about the possible penalties that they may receive at sentencing. Therefore, I ...

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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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