Personal injury generally refers to situations when a entity/agent or an individual is negligent and causes injury either physically or mentally to another person due to unintentional actions. This area of practice also includes medical malpractice, which occurs when a medical professional neglects or omits adequate treatment to a patient, resulting in injury or loss of life.
Is your criminal record holding you back? If so, you may want to ask the court to expunge your record. Expunging your record means that your prior conviction is set aside. If you successfully expunge your record, you are considered to not have been convicted for most purposes. As a result it may be easier for you to get a job, housing or an approved line of credit.
An arrest for DUI in Michigan is an unexpectedly humbling experience. There are humiliating social stigmas that follow a drunk driving arrest, however people from all walks of life face the consequences associated with these charges on a daily basis. For some it will be the first time in their lives that they have felt that their lives were out of their control. Questions arise as to what will happen to your license, insurance rates, finances, and potentially your freedom. This series of emotions is natural and quite common in drunk driving cases.
It is difficult to imagine having your freedom to drive suspended or revoked. If this has happened to you for any length of time due to an alcohol or drug related conviction, it is important to understand your options. Seeking professional legal advice for restoring your driver’s license is instrumental in how quickly you can get all or part of your license restored.
A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by a fine and carries a maximum penalty of a year in the county jail. Though Misdemeanors are far less serious than felonies, a conviction can seriously limit your employment opportunities or in certain instances, result in a denial of a professional license in some fields.
In Michigan there are many criminal offenses that involve the use or mere possession of a firearm or other object defined as a “weapon” for legal classification.
In the flint area and throughout the State of Michigan violent crime has become all too common. Violent crimes as they are categorized range from Misdemeanor Charges such as Simple Assault and/or Battery as well as Domestic Violence. Felony assault charges include but are not limited to Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Armed Robbery, and Homicide/Murder Charges.
Accusations of domestic violence are some of the most difficult and emotionally challenging charges to handle. Regardless of whether the alleged incident stems from the County Prosecutor or local municipality it is important you have an experienced, aggressive and accessible lawyer in your corner. Charges of Domestic assault carry a social stigma that can affect how the general public perceives you as a person.
Under Michigan law, what is more commonly known as rape cases are referred to as criminal sexual conduct (CSC). CSC charges vary based on the alleged degree of culpability from 1st thru 4th degree. Sexual assault crimes carry severe punishments including possible life sentences and 25 year minimum prison terms. With few exceptions, anyone convicted of sex related crimes in Michigan will be registered and listed on Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry for at least 25 years. All criminal sexual conduct crimes are very serious and must be handled correctly by an aggressive defense attorney.
Theft and Larceny offense are charged in many different ways in Michigan. Generally defined, theft involves taking another person’s property without their permission and with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of the property. Depending upon the value of property stolen, an offender may face misdemeanor or felony charges.
In Michigan, the Motor Vehicle Code is divided into two major categories, civil infractions and crimes. The most common criminal traffic offense is drunk driving which is covered extensively under the main practice areas accessible through the home page. Criminal penalties range from felony offenses (punishable by more than a year in jail) to a wide array of misdemeanors (punishable by up to a year in jail). The least severe traffic offenses are civil infractions which do not carry criminal penalties but can be punishable through heavy fines or points on your Driver’s License which could substantially raise a driver’s insurance rates.
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