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Expungement of Criminal Records in Washtenaw County

Are you looking to get your criminal record expunged in Washtenaw County? Do you need help navigating the legal system? Are you overwhelmed with bills and not being able to provide a better quality of life for yourself and your family? Expunging you… 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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What is the difference between a “CCW” and a “CPL” in Michigan?

Many Michigan residents are proud gun owners. People use and rely on guns for a wide range of recreation, hunting, and protection purposes. However, these same Michigan residents often get into serious legal trouble when they transport or carry thos… Read More
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What Exactly is “Cross-Examination?”

Every day, in courtrooms throughout Michigan (and even on Zoom screens during the COVID pandemic), cases are won or lost based on the effective or ineffective cross-examination of witnesses.  What is cross-examination?  It is the questioning of th… Read More
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Should I Hire an Attorney for a First Time OWI/DUI Arrest?

You’re leaving a holiday party after consuming a few beers, and suddenly you hear sirens behind you. The fear, panic and anxiety start to kick in; am I over the legal limit? Am I going to jail? Will I lose my driver’s license?  After spending t… Read More
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How Do I Find a Good Criminal Attorney?

The criminal justice “freight train” may have slowed down for the COVID-19 health pandemic, but it hasn’t stopped. Police are still pulling people over and arresting them; prosecutors are still charging people with misdemeanor and felony offe… Read More
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Can I Still Have a Criminal Trial During a Pandemic?

Courts in Washtenaw County and throughout Southeastern Michigan had to reinvent themselves and figure out how to handle busy criminal dockets despite a health pandemic and various governmental shutdowns. Courts couldn’t simply cancel criminal dock… Read More
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WHAT IS "PROBABLE CAUSE CONFERENCE" (OR "PCC") IN MICHIGAN?

When a person is charged with a felony offense in Washtenaw County or throughout Michigan, he or she often receives a court notice for a “Probable Cause Conference,” or PCC.  While some appearances are obvious just by their titles (i.e., Trial… Read More
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DIVERSION PROGRAMS FOR MICHIGAN CRIMINAL OFFENSES

For every person charged with a crime in Ann Arbor or throughout Michigan, the consequences of a conviction can be life-altering.  Convictions can result in loss of employment or inability to find a job; financial ruin; family/custody/relationship… Read More
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Dan Geherin is the best criminal attorney in Ann Arbor

WHAT EXACTLY IS “BOND” OR “BAIL”?

Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about eliminating “cash bonds/bail” in Michigan.  Some progressive states, like California, have been working towards that stance in recent years.  Essentially, this movement stands for the idea tha… Read More
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