Why Your Miranda Rights are so Important

Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested, it can be a very intimidating and frightening experience. Under circumstances that you have never experienced before, it can be easy to say things that can have a negative impact on you later without you

Avoiding Paying Spousal Support May Not be Such a Good Idea

Family Lawyer

Going through a divorce can be an extremely stressful experience. It can also be a financially demanding one, too. If the two separating spouses cannot come to an amicable agreement about dividing property and allocating financial support for the less

Explaining the Difference Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor

In Michigan, like all other U.S. states, crimes are divided into two basic types according to their severity. The more severe crimes are felonies, while less severe crimes are misdemeanors. Both these categories are broken down further into sub-categories, again

What Happens if I Get Caught Driving After Having a Drink?

DUI Attorney Michigan

The best advice to anyone who drives is not to drink at all. That saves you from being arrested for OWI (operating while intoxicated), potentially losing your license and having a criminal record. But for the sake of the odd

What is Michigan’s Open and Obvious Doctrine?

Slip and Fall Lawyer

Imagine you are doing some shopping in your local supermarket and slip over as you pass the deli. You crack your head on the floor and dislocate your shoulder. You would not only be in a lot of pain, you

What Could Affect the Amount of Alimony I Might Receive?

Alimony, or spousal support as it is also referred to, is a regular payment made by an ex spouse to his or her partner after a divorce. The amount of alimony is normally determined by a judge who has to

Will Michigan Adopt a 0.05% BAC Limit?

OWI Attorney Michigan

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has campaigned since 2013 for the legal level of blood alcohol (BAC) for drivers to be reduced from 0.08% to 0.05%, but until last year nothing seemed to be shifting on it. Then the

What is the Revocation of Paternity Act?

The Revocation of Paternity Act is an attempt by the Michigan legislature to allow biological fathers the opportunity to assert their paternity in a situation in which they are not actually married to the children’s mother. To take an example,

Hit by a Truck: What Should You Do?

Truck accidents are no joke. If you have been hit by a truck it is likely that you and anyone else in the same vehicle would have been injured, perhaps seriously and your vehicle damaged too. Presuming that the accident

Spousal Support in Michigan – What Happens if I Can’t Pay It?

Spousal Support Sign

Spousal support is the legal term for what is often better known as alimony. The whole point of alimony is to support one of the spouses after a divorce in the manner to which he or she was accustomed during