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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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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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