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April 2015 Archives

What is drug paraphernalia and how can it legally affect me?

There are many drug offenses. Some are serious, including drug trafficking and drug manufacturing, while others are relatively minor. Despite however minor a drug charge may seem, though, it can still wreak havoc on your life. Therefore, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the law so that you can properly defend against any drug charges you may face. This week, we will look at what, exactly, is drug paraphernalia.

Facing legal challenges? We might be able to help

Last week we discussed an incident where four Michiganders were taken into custody for their alleged part in a carding scheme. Fraud is a very serious criminal offense, and those faced with such allegations may be in for quite a battle. Though the criminal justice system promises that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty, with an ever active press and overwhelming allegations from the police and prosecutors, it you can easily feel like you have to prove your innocence.

Alleged carding scheme results in 4 arrests

In our digital age, criminal law has expanded exponentially. New criminal offenses have been created and old ones have taken on new meanings. Therefore, it is important that Michigan residents stay informed on the law so they know how they can prevent running afoul of it and, in the event that they are accused of criminal wrongdoing, they know how to ensure they are treated fairly.

What is voluntary manslaughter?

Under Michigan law, as is the case in most states, there are a whole host of violent crimes. Though many are familiar with murder, things might become blurry with violent crimes beyond that. However, knowing about lesser violent crime laws is critically important for Michiganders to understand so that they can adequately defend themselves against allegations of wrongdoing.

Can I refuse a breath test?

You can, but you will be punished for doing so. By obtaining a Michigan driver's license, motorists give implied consent to submit to breath tests when pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving. Therefore, a breath test refusal will automatically result in a one year license suspension and six points being added to your license. Subsequent refusals can result in lengthier suspensions. If you refuse to take the test, then your license will be confiscated and destroyed, and then you will be given a paper permit for use until your matter is settled by a court of law.

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