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Washtenaw County Michigan DUI Probation Terms

yay-10091014 (1).jpgIf you are convicted of a first offense, misdemeanor DUI in Washtenaw county, Michigan, you may be sentenced to probation in lieu of serving jail time. I have found that most judges in Washtenaw county are most concerned with imposing sentences designed to help you avoid future DUI arrests and convictions. Judges in other Michigan counties may sentence you to jail time, even if it is your first DUI conviction.

Evidence Used for DUI Prosecution in Washtenaw County Circuit Court

Evidence-Words-3022684.jpgIf you have been arrested for a DUI in Washtenaw County and want to fight the charge(s) asserted against you, you should hire an attorney that is knowledgeable of the defenses that may be available to discredit the prosecution's evidence.

How to Treat Alcohol Abuse or Alcoholism in Michigan

Addiction-Chain-2904309.jpgIf you or someone you love are suffering from alcohol abuse or alcoholism, you are not alone. Over 1 in every 12 adults suffers from alcohol abuse or dependence in the U.S. Further, more than half of all adults have a family history of alcoholism. With alarming statistics such as these, it should come as no surprise if you are questioning whether or not you or your loved one suffers from alcohol abuse or alcoholism. Read on to learn more.

Affluenza in Washington - Does the Crime Fit the Time?

Judge-Gavel-3083812.jpgShaun Goodman, a Washington State resident, was recently sentenced to one week of work release after being convicted of drinking and driving for the 7th time. Goodman was arrested back in December 2013 for driving 100 mph throughout downtown Olympia, Washington. Goodman crashed into two cars and a house before being apprehended by the police by force.

Your 4th Amendment Rights During a Formal Vehicle Stop for Suspicion of DUI

Police-Car-2955341.jpgMichigan residents often make the mistake of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. Most drivers do not realize that even the consumption of the smallest amount of alcohol can result in a DUI.

Michigan College Students - How to Tell Your Parents About Your DUI

Thumbnail image for Alcoholic-802023.jpgAs a college student, being arrested for a DUI can be a daunting experience. You may be wondering what you should do, how to contact a drunk driving attorney, and whether or not you should tell your parents. Read on to learn more about whether or not you should tell your parents about your DUI and how to get legal help.