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Want to Get Your License Back after a DUI? Avoid These Five Things

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Losing your license because of drunk driving can be one of the most devastating things to happen as a result of your arrest. The experience is even worse because the process of petitioning the court to get your license back after losing it can be so complex.

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What to Expect during Your First OWI Court Appearance

Appearing in court after an OWI arrest is one of the most intimidating parts of the entire experience. Despite having to go through the arrest process and spending time in a jail cell, many people who have been arrested for OWI report they were most uncomfortable standing in a courtroom speaking to a judge. Standing in a room full of people having to justify your actions would make just about anyone squeamish.

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What is Constructive Possession?

If you’ve ever been involved in a criminal investigation or arrested for a crime, you might have heard the term “constructive possession.” It often comes up when someone is charged with being in possession of something illegal, but is used to describe an item not being in his or her actual possession.

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Top Five Reasons to Hire a Lawyer before Speaking to Law Enforcement

For most people, an arrest is the most devastating and stressful thing that can happen in their life. And unfortunately, things rarely get less stressful after the arrest.

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Help! My Child Was Arrested for OWI!

Ask any parent and they’ll tell you that as scary as it is for bad things to happen to them, it’s even worse when bad things happens to their children. Most parents would trade their child’s hardship for their own in an instant. This applies to many different scenarios including an arrest. If your child has been arrested for underage drinking and driving, what should you do?

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What You Need to Know about Domestic Violence Accusations

Relationships can turn volatile and unfortunately, accusations are made that might not be entirely based in fact. If you are on the receiving end of false allegations of domestic abuse, there are several things you need to know. Domestic violence is a crime and it can result in your serving jail time and paying steep fines – not to mention the numerous ways in which it can damage your future.

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Caught Speeding in Michigan? Here is What you Need to Know

It’s happened to most of us at one time or another – you’re cruising down the road, aware of safety, but also on “autopilot” mentally, going just a bit faster than permitted. One second you’re enjoying the peace of the open road and the next minute there are blue and red lights flashing in the rearview mirror.

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