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Can I be arrested for DUI with a BAC below 0.08%?

So you've had a couple of drinks. You feel sober enough to get behind the wheel. For most people, small amounts of alcohol don't cause any problems. If you think you can't be arrested and charged with a DUI, though — think again. You could be arrested if the police have reason to believe that...

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Roadside THC breathalyzers may soon be used by police

Michigan legalized recreational marijuana on December 6, 2018. More than one year later, law enforcement officers are scrambling to find ways to enforce the state's intoxicated driving laws. This potentially includes the future use of THC breathalyzers. Some municipalities across Michigan may encourage police officers to crack down on marijuana use by going after drivers...

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Michigan lawyer discusses the myths of being arrested

We’ve all seen the dramatized events of an arrest on television or the big screen: Police forcibly handcuff a perpetrator, tell them they have the right to remain silent, and push their head down as they shove them into the back of a cruiser. But how much of that is true? Most of it, argues...

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Michigan Defense Attorney Discusses What to Expect During DUI Stop

Unlike many states throughout the U.S., it is illegal for law enforcement in Michigan to conduct sobriety checkpoints. The decision was made at the state level, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling amid the 1990 case Michigan Department of State Police v. Sitz. But just because sobriety checkpoints are illegal in Michigan doesn’t mean that...

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Michigan May Soon Lower its BAC Limit to 0.05

The standard blood alcohol content (BAC) level in Michigan, and across the United States, is 0.08. If a new Michigan bill becomes law, that could change. State lawmakers are looking to lower the BAC to 0.05, according to WSBT22. House Bill 4420 is sponsored by State Representatives Abdullah Hammoud, Karen Whitsett, Sheryl Kennedy, and Mari...

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Legal Consequences of Driving While High in Michigan

In December of 2018, recreational marijuana was made legal in Michigan. For the time being, it’s perfectly legal to grow and possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana, as long as you’re age 21 or older, and not in the proximity of a school or on federal land. While this is good news for many...

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What Types Of DUI Tests Are Given In Michigan?

In my 29 years of practice, I have covered a LOT of “drunk driving” cases. This includes driving under the influence of liquor and driving under the influence of controlled substances. During the years, I have heard a lot of misinformation regarding the testing procedures in these cases and I thought I would take this...

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