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Do Not Plead Guilty to a DUI or OWI in Michigan

Some people arrested for drunk driving in Michigan simply just go to Court and plead guilty as charged without consulting or retaining a DUI Attorney beforehand. In most DUI cases, if not all, this is ...
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What Is Domestic Violence & How Is it Prosecuted?

Domestic violence is an umbrella term used to describe physical, emotional, sexual, or economic abuse or threatening behavior that occurs between two people who are in a domestic relationship. That ...
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When You Need to Invoke Your Right to Silence

"You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law." This transaction between law officials and a citizen is a frequent occurrence, as ...
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Can I Get a DUI/OVI Removed from My Record?

A DUI is charged as a misdemeanor in Michigan, and any conviction of drinking and driving will show up on your criminal record. Because state laws prevent an OVI from being removed or expunged, a ...
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Drug Defenses in Michigan

In Michigan and especially throughout Detroit and the Metro Detroit Area, drug arrests have become rampant. Most arrests for drug possession charges stem from Michigan Compiled Law 333.7401 and 7103. ...
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Understanding Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt

Many people in Michigan misunderstand what 'beyond a reasonable doubt' actually means. For a jury trial criminal defense attorney, one of the most challenging tasks is explaining to a juror ...
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Marijuana Arrests in Michigan Are Out of Control

Marijuana arrests and charges in Michigan are becoming rampant and out of control throught Michigan. Even with the passage of the Medical Marijuana Act, also known as "MMA", many police ...
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Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Michigan

It is never easy to be charged with a crime in Michigan, and even more difficult having to choose a Criminal Defense Attorney to defend you or a loved one. First, do not hire a criminal attorney ...
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MMA People v McQueen patient to Patient transfer case in the Michigan Supreme Court

The Michigan Supreme Court today decided a well-know medical marijuana case, People v McQueen. Read the decision here and stay tuned for our anyalsis of their decision. Attorney Daniel D. Hajji, 30300 ...
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Former Mayor Pays Restitution, Continues with Hearings After Appeals Case Sent Back

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick—a client of Detroit Criminal Defense Attorney Daniel D. Hajji—is moving forward with some of his legal matters after a restitution payment was ...
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New MI Laws 2013

New Michigan Laws to Take Effect To toll the statute of limitations until the government decides whether someone committed the crime for kidnapping, extortion, AWIM, a/ murder, manslaughter, first ...
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Young Father Accused of Murdering His 10 Month Old Child

In Watervilet Township, Michigan a 24 year old father has recently been arrested on the charges of murdering his little ten month old baby. According to the reports of the county sheriff’s ...
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Sex Offender Registration in Michigan

The New Michigan Law & Sex offender Registry Act "SORA" . Presently, all listed offenses are classified in the form of a tier system. These tiers are based on the how serious the offense ...
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Who Can Drop A Domestic Violence Charge?

Can The Victim Drop Charge of Domestic Violence in Michigan? The simple answer is, it is not up to the victim spouse or complainant to drop the domestic violence charge after an arrest for domestic ...
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MI Medical Marijuana- Voters Intent Must Be Followed

It is manifestly clear that the Michigan voters’ intention and purpose in passing the initiative was to change state law in Michigan, thereby, “protecting from arrest the vast majority of ...
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Evaluating A DUI Arrest In MI is Crucial

Evaluating your DUI Arrest / OWI Arrest is crucial and can make a difference on whether your OWI/DUI charge will stick, get reduced or dismissed. Many arrested on a Drunk Driving charge in Michigan ...
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Defending Criminal Charges in Michigan

After a person is arrested and charged with a crime in Detroit, Michigan, they will either be kept in custody or released on bail after booking. Being charged with a crime is very serious, and should ...
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Welcome to our Criminal Defense Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Criminal Defense blog with an RSS feed available at http://www.oaklandcountydefenseattorney.com/Blog/Entire-Blog-Feed/RSS.xml.
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