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  • How to Submit a Hardship Appeal After Refusing the Alcohol Breath Test
    How to Submit a Hardship Appeal After Refusing the Alcohol Breath Test

    It’s a major inconvenience to be without a driver license and one our clients often encounter as a result of operating while intoxicated (OWI), also known as driving under the influence (DUI). If you ...

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  • Case Study: How We Fought a Second OWI Offense and Won For Our Client
    Case Study: How We Fought a Second OWI Offense and Won For Our Client

    In October, Josh* was charged with 2nd charge - OWI out of Westland, Michigan. He was accused of operating his vehicle while under the influence of marijuana. Two years prior, he received an OWI ...

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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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  • Is There a Legal Limit for Smoking Marijuana and Driving?
    Is There a Legal Limit for Smoking Marijuana and Driving?

    Are you allowed to smoke marijuana then drive? While it will always be illegal to smoke while you drive, the answer on smoking then driving is unfortunately more complicated than yes or no. With the ...

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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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