Drug Overdose in Michigan – Immunity from Arrest and Prosecution

Drug Overdose in Michigan – Immunity from Arrest and Prosecution

Immunity from Arrest and Prosecution for Overdose
Michigan has enacted laws to provide limited immunity from arrest or prosecution for possession and use of a controlled substance for people who summon or require medical attention for an overdose.

The United States is currently in the midst of an opioid epidemic.  Statistics show that overdose deaths are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.  Immunity from arrest and prosecution can help save lives.

Many of these deaths can be prevented if emergency medical assistance is quickly called to assist and treat a person suffering from an overdose.  The chance of surviving an overdose, like that of surviving a stroke or heart attack, depends greatly on how fast a person receives medical attention.

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Macomb County Retail Fraud

Macomb County Retail Fraud
This article explains what to expect if you are facing a Macomb County retail fraud charge. This offense can have an impact on one’s career and future.

Macomb County Retail Fraud – In Michigan, if a person is caught shoplifting, that person will be charged with what is called Retail Fraud. Retail fraud, can have drastic consequences on a person’s career path if the crime is placed on his or her criminal record.  Michigan retail fraud cases can affect your employment because potential or current employers will be hesitant to employ someone with a conviction for theft and/or dishonesty.  While the crime itself may not seem serious, the consequences of a conviction are far reaching.

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Do not talk to the police without first consulting with a criminal defense lawyer. Ever.

Should I talk to the police?

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If you are a suspect do not talk to the police or make a statement without first consulting with a criminal defense attorney. Ever.

No.  If you are a suspect do not talk to the police or make a statement without first consulting with a criminal defense attorney. Ever.

Many people know that they should not talk to the police without an attorney.  It is a simple rule and many people know it well.  However, despite this knowledge, too many people ignore the rule because they do not want to appear guilty.  They fear that if they do not immediately talk to the police, they will be seen as guilty.  Moreover, people mistakenly believe that if they hire a lawyer, the detective will assume they have something to hide.  Those fears are misguided.

There are many reasons why you should not talk to the police without an attorney.  This article explains why an individual should not talk to police without the assistance of counsel.

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Arrest warrant in Michigan – How to Clear a Michigan Arrest Warrant

Reasons a Michigan arrest warrant is issued

This article explains what you should do to clear a Michigan arrest warrant. A competent and experienced criminal defense lawyer can help you in many ways.
This article explains what you should do to clear a Michigan arrest warrant. A competent and experienced criminal defense lawyer can help you in many ways.

When you find out a Michigan warrant has been issued for your arrest, anxiety and nervousness begin to set in.  You do not want to be arrested at your place of work.  Most certainly you do not want to get arrested during a traffic stop with your children in the car.  A warrant will force you to look over your shoulder.  This article explains what you should do to clear your Michigan arrest warrant.

A Michigan arrest warrant can be issued for misdemeanors and felonies. In fact, an arrest warrant can be issued for many reasons.  These reasons could include a failure to appear in court, failure to pay fines and costs, probation violations and new charges.

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Criminal Lawyer, Michigan – Find the best criminal lawyer for you

Find the best criminal lawyer for you

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This article explains how to hire the best criminal lawyer for you.

The process of finding and hiring the best criminal lawyer for an appeal or to defend you against criminal charges can be a complicated process.  The choice is critical when your life or freedom is on the line.

When the criminal lawyer takes a client’s case it comes with great responsibility.  The client puts his or her future and possibly freedom in the hands of the lawyer.  This article explains what you should consider before you hire the best criminal lawyer for you.

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