Why is a MI driver’s license appeal so difficult to win? – Michigan License Appeal Lawyer

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Why is a MI driver’s license appeal so difficult to win? This article explains why the MI SOS has made the appeal process so challenging.

If you have lost your license because of multiple drinking and driving offenses, you may have heard that it is difficult to win your MI driver’s license appeal.   This article will explain why.

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Macomb County Criminal Defense Attorney | | Defending Probation Violations

Author – James E. Czarnecki

Defending probation violations

As a Macomb County criminal defense attorney, our firm has represented over a thousand clients charged with probation violations. This article explains how an experienced Macomb County criminal defense attorney can defend you at a probation violation hearing.

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This article explains how an experienced Macomb County criminal defense attorney can defend you at a probation violation hearing.

A sentence of probation is a creation of the Michigan Legislature.  You do not have a right to probation.  For your reference here is a link to the Michigan Probation Statute. Since a probation violation can result in serious consequences, your attorney should know the various ways to defend you.

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Macomb County Probation | What to expect at a probation violation hearing.

Author – Genevieve L. Taylor

What you can expect at a Macomb County Probation Violation.

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What to expect at a Macomb County probation violation.

In Michigan, a person my be placed on Macomb County probation after a conviction.  The Michigan Legislature has stated that “the granting of probation is a matter of grace conferring no vested right to its continuance.” Essentially, the law states that a defendant is not entitled to probation as a matter of right. The court has the ability to revoke a probationary term if the probationer violates any of the terms set by the court.  Revocation of Probation Statute.  This article describes what you can expect from a Macomb County probation violation.  (Although the article applies to probation violations in any county).

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Michigan Implied Consent Suspension – Driver’s License Lawyer

What is a Michigan implied consent suspension?

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Michigan Implied Consent Suspension

If you refuse an officer’s request to take a chemical test you will receive a Michigan implied consent suspension.  Most people do not realize that when they apply and receive a Michigan driver’s license, they implicitly agree to take an alcohol test when requested by a police officer after an arrest for a drinking and driving offense.

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Testimony Preparation – A Key to Driver’s License Restoration Hearing Success

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Testimony preparation – a key to success at the Michigan driver’s license restoration hearing.

Testimony preparation is the final key to success at the license restoration hearing.  Once the required information has been sent to the Secretary of State to request a license restoration hearing, it will all come down to your testimony.  Your testimony should “seal the deal” to get your license back.

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Heroin Possession – Macomb County

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If you are charged with possession of heroin in Michigan, we can help guide you through the legal and recovery process.

Heroin possession is a serious charge often accompanied by an equally serious and dangerous addiction.  Across the country the news reports on the opioid epidemic affecting many people. We have seen the effects of the epidemic first-hand in criminal cases.  In many instances, prescription pill abuse often leads to heroin use.  People turn to heroin because it is much cheaper to purchase than Vicodin. We agree with the courts that doctors over-prescribe prescription pills.  For some, that is where the addiction starts. Prescription medication is very often the catalyst for heroin addiction.

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License restoration myths and misconceptions in Michigan

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Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Myths and Misconceptions.

The purpose of this article is to dispel some of the most frequent Michigan driver’s license restoration myths and misconceptions that I have heard over the many years of representing clients through the license restoration process. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation gets spread around either by word of mouth or the internet.  So, let us explain what is myth and reality.

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Traffic Ticket in Michigan – Do I need a lawyer?

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Michigan Traffic tickets

Do I need a lawyer for a traffic ticket in Michigan?” In short:  yes.  While a traffic ticket is not a criminal offense and does not have the risk of jail time the consequences of a traffic violation can have serious and costly repercussions.

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