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The Difference Between a Misdemeanor and Felony DUI

The Difference Between a Misdemeanor and Felony DUI.jpgIn Michigan, being convicted of a misdemeanor or felony DUI can result in serious repercussions. It is important to contact an Ann Arbor DUI attorney immediately following an arrest. An experienced attorney may be able to help reduce the charge asserted against you to a lesser offense or have it completely dismissed. Do not delay in obtaining legal counsel and guidance. Read on to learn more about the difference between a misdemeanor and felony DUI in Washtenaw County.

Is Your Minor In Possession?

A parent's worst nightmare - you drop your child off at the UM Ann Arbor or EMU Ypsilanti college freshman dorm and a few weeks later you get a nervous call. Unfortunately, it's not just a case of the homesick blues. Your child has just been charged with being a Minor in Possession of alcohol. But, "Mom/Dad, everybody's doing it!" "So and So asked me to hold his cup?" What now?

Blood-alcohol test lands Michigan politico with charges

Controversy surrounding political personalities often produces a whirlwind of media fodder. Being in the public eye means mistakes that may otherwise go unnoticed often end up as front-page news. The mayor of Lansing Michigan, who was also a candidate for governor in 2010, is currently discovering this reality. Criticism over his daughter's recent arrest following blood-alcohol tests has intensified the public's awareness.