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September 2014 Archives

Ann Arbor Marijuana Possession Defense Attorney

yay-12796584.jpgWithin the past few years, several states have legalized the possession and use of marijuana. The federal government has even taken a step back in prosecuting such crimes. Communities throughout Michigan have also questioned the criminality of marijuana and have signed petitions in favor of legalizing it.

Additional Dangers During Michigan DUI Traffic Stops

Policeman-2006573.jpgFollowing a recent trend in many other states, Michigan takes a hard line on driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or Schedule 1 controlled substances - which can include some prescription medications. If you are over the legal limit of alcohol (0.08%) or if you have any amount of cocaine or a Schedule 1 controlled substance in your system, you may face a variety of penalties. This includes mandatory suspension of your driving privileges for at least 6 months - even for a first offense.

Ann Arbor Minor in Possession of Alcohol Defense Attorney

minor in possession of alcoholAs a minor (under the age of 21) in college, you may be put into situations in which you are exposed to alcohol at a college function. If you decide to consume alcohol and are later charged with the unlawful possession of alcohol, you should consider contacting a local attorney for legal advice and guidance. Read on to learn more.

Portable Drug Testing Diagnostic Devices

031980179-officer-arresting-drug-dealer.jpegDuring the festivities of the New Year's holiday 2013, the City of Los Angeles rolled out a new program expanding the testing for the use of other drugs at DUI checkpoints. These diagnostics typically test saliva using mouth swabs to test for narcotics in suspect individuals. This was a state funded pilot program, but as of January 2014, has also been tested in 14 other states.