Stacey M. Washington, Attorney and CounselorAttorney and Counselor
Protect Your Rights, Call or Email Me Today.

July 2014 Archives

Washtenaw County Professional License Drunk Driving Defense Attorney

031951095-confident-female-estate-agent-.jpegI previously published a blog post discussing the administrative penalties licensed professionals may face for a DUI conviction in Michigan. Administrative penalties regarding DUI convictions not only impact health care professionals, but real estate agents, vehicle salespersons, and alcohol distribution license holders as well.

Repeat DUI Offenders - Innocent Until Proven Guilty

031988398-criminal-sitting-bed-jail.jpegAre you facing the possibility of being convicted of operating while intoxicated (OWI) for the second time in Washtenaw County? I may be able to help you get the charge(s) asserted against you reduced, dismissed, or pled down.

Will My Drunk Driving Conviction Affect My Employment Opportunities?

Employment-Application-1710078.jpgIf you are looking for new employment opportunities, you may be wondering whether or not your drunk driving conviction will show during your employment background check. Depending on the nature of the work you will perform, your drunk driving conviction may have little to no impact on your career prospects. Read on to learn more.

Internalizing a DUI - It Could Happen to Anyone

Thumbnail image for 031987704-businessman-walking-prison-cel.jpegContrary to popular belief, making the mistake of drinking and driving does not make you a bad person. Anyone can have a lapse in judgment and make the wrong decision to drink under the influence of alcohol. Whether it is your husband driving home after consuming one drink at happy hour, or your wife driving home from wine tasting with friends, the risk of being pulled over and arrested for a DUI is always present. Read on to learn more on how to internalize a DUI arrest.

Traffic Violations that Lead to DUI Arrests in Washtenaw County

031866628-cop-knocking-car-window.jpegMost DUI arrests stem from people violating common traffic laws such as making an illegal u-turn or running a red light. The violation of such laws permits police officers to question drivers if they suspect the driver is driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance after pulling them over. Read on to learn more about traffic violations that commonly lead to DUI arrests in Washtenaw County.

When Should You Hire a DUI Attorney?

031987737-defense-lawyer-client-court.jpegIt is important to hire a DUI attorney at the onset of being interrogated or charged with a DUI in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A DUI attorney can help you navigate through the criminal justice system and provide a legal defense to any claim(s) the prosecutor may bring forth against you.

4th of July DUI Prevention - "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Campaign

drivesoberorgetpulledover.jpgWashtenaw County's annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" drunk driving campaign will begin July 1, 2014 and run through July 13, 2014. The campaign will target anyone driving/boating while impaired.