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Common Questions About Refusals in Drunk Driving Arrests

You’re leaving your favorite restaurant after drinking two glasses of wine and are suddenly pulled over by police.  Fear, anxiety, and confusion set in.  Suddenly, the officer is barking out questions and commands, and before you know it you’r… Read More
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How Do I Select the Best Ann Arbor Criminal Defense Attorney for My Case? 

Gone are the days where each town only had 1-2 general practice attorneys who could reasonably handle criminal cases. The concept that attorneys only advertise in areas in which they practice is also gone. Internet marketing allows attorneys from al… Read More
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What is an “Advice of Rights” Form for Criminal Cases? 

When a person is charged with a criminal offense in Michigan, they typically have two options:  litigate or negotiate. The majority of criminal cases don’t go to litigation or trial, but resolve with a plea of some sort (either a plea or sentence… Read More
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Criminal Trial During COVID

Geherin Law Group Client J.P., who is accused of home invasion, has been waiting for a criminal trial in Detroit since March 2020–with no date in sight. Client J.Z., accused of aggravated assault, has been waiting for her jury trial in Saline… Read More
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Dan Geherin, Criminal Defense Attorney in Ann Arbor, Named in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2022

Dan Geherin, criminal defense attorney at Geherin Law Group, PLLC.  has been named in the 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America List from BestLawyers.com. Best Lawyers publications have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the… Read More
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Big Changes Coming to Michigan Criminal Law Based on Age

We have all heard the science behind the idea that young people’s brains take years to develop, often well into their early-20’s. That fact – coupled with concepts like peer pressure, hormones and substance abuse – often leads young people t… Read More
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Can You Be Discharged Early from Probation?

Michigan has seen many changes to its criminal justice system over the past year. Part of that is due to the research and findings of the Michigan Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration, which was created in 2019 by Governor Whitmer. Th… Read More
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Am I Eligible to Expunge My Michigan Conviction?

In April, Michigan’s new Clean Slate laws took effect, which expanded the number and type of offenses that can be expunged. This means under certain circumstances, an individual may have prior convictions “expunged” or “set aside,” so thes… Read More
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Can the police obtain my private medical or hospital records following an OWI arrest?

For many people, a drunk driving arrest occurs after they’re pulled over for a “routine” traffic offense like speeding or weaving. Others, regrettably, might be involved in a traffic accident after drinking alcohol. For these people, the conse… Read More
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What Exactly is an “Expungement” in Michigan?

In the last year, there has been a lot of “buzz” about expungement of criminal records in Michigan. In 2020, Michigan passed a series of “clean-slate” initiatives which expanded eligibility for people to seek expungements, and in many cases,… Read More
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