Michigan Law Blog

You Cannot Be Stopped For a Hitch On Your Car

Pretextual Stop No Longer Valid In Michigan Police regularly use piddly reasons to pull someone over in order to go on fishing expeditions and investigate people for the possibility that the person committed a criminal offense such as drinking and driving or possession of marijuana. The Supreme Court has held that as long as the …

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Drinking and Driving Sentencing in Novi

This past week a client of ours was sentenced on a drinking and driving offence. Originally he was charged with Operating While Intoxicated but after negotiations with the prosecuting attorney the charge was dropped to an Operating While Visibly Impaired. Probation recommended an incredibly harsh sentence, which is no surprise at the 52-1 District Court. …

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Novi Michigan Lawyer

If you got pulled over this week around Commerce near Union Lake Road you are not alone. The Oakland County Sheriff was out in full force giving out tickets and making arrests for some kind of Click It Or Ticket Promotion. These campaigns are often used an excuse to pull people over in order to …

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Michigan Minor in Possession – MIP

Don’t be fooled, Minor in Possession of Alcohol is a serious criminal offense that can land you in hot water. A conviction for MIP can affect your ability to get a job, and even your future career. MIP criminal lawyer, Aaron J. Boria is here to defend you and guide you through the process. Call …

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Can Police Search My Car – Michigan Lawyer Answers

  Can Police Pull Me Over? The Fourth Amendment of the constitution protects us from illegal search and seizure. In the context of a vehicle search the police must first have a reason to pull you over. The police must have probable cause or reasonable suspicion to pull you over. If the police pull you …

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Fleeing and Eluding in Oakland County

44-year-old Todd McTaggart was arrested after a 20-minute police chase that ended on Telegraph and Boston Avenue in Waterford, Oakland County, Michigan.  Taggart was being pursued in a reportedly stolen vehicle while armed and is suspected in a string of home invasions. Fox 2 news reported that McTaggart has 27 criminal convictions in multiple states. …

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Prosecutor Charged With Domestic Violence

Chief Assistants Wayne County Prosecutor, Robert Stevens, 50, has been arrested and charged with domestic violence in Macomb County. His wife made a 911 call to police this past weekend. In her 911 call she claimed that he pushed her on the ground of the garage floor after he ripped the phone from her.  She …

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Larceny in Northville Dismissed

Our client walked out of court today without a criminal conviction on her record. She had been charged with larceny after she was detained by undercover security at Kohl’s in Northville after she was seen taking items and putting them in her purse. If you are facing criminal charges contact Northville criminal lawyer, Aaron J. …

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Full Driver License Reinstated After 7 DUI

The Michigan Secretary of State is in charge of issuing licenses as well as restricting, suspending, and revoking them. If you have been convicted of two or more drinking and driving offenses within 7 years then the Secretary of State will revoke your license. In order to get your license back you must attend an …

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OWI Plymouth Michigan

If you have been charged with drinking and driving in Plymouth your ticket probably reads Operating While Intoxicated or OWI (it is also possible that your ticket could read High BAC .17 depending on your blood alcohol level.) 35th District Court  Your case will be heard at the 35th District Court in Plymouth on Plymouth …

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