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  • What happens when a DUI convictor voliates his probabtion? The violation was missing a meeting with PO but called to reschedule.

    My husband was convicted of a DUI back in Aug of 2013 and has paid all his fines, did his community service, continues to go blow randomly. However since my husband has so much going on in his life with work (teacher), school, family (new baby) an...

    Scott’s Answer

    Violation of probation can be extremely serious. Especially in 48th district court. Small things elsewhere often lead to jail time in that court.

    I'd hire an attorney ASAP!

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  • My two questions are in my Details

    Im a 19 year old kid who recently got an OWI in East Lansing on Michigan State University's campus in Michigan and blew a .10. I have never had a single blemish on my record, I passed every sobriety test the cop put me threw and I was completely c...

    Scott’s Answer

    Much depends on many factors including your judge and what it is plead down to. Since you are under 21 years of age, the BAC level needed is far less than .08. This does not mean that your case can't be fought though.

    I'd contact a DUI/OWI attorney ASAP

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  • What should I do after being arrested for MIP?

    A friend and I were arrested the other day for MIP and this is both first offenses. Should we make a plea bargain, fight the case, or are there other options?

    Scott’s Answer

    You should call an attorney ASAP. A good attorney will be able to find creative ways to keep this off your record and limiting the amount of probation you will have to do.

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  • Pre trial drug test

    I have been charged and arraigned for a non drug related offense. However, as part of my bail conditions I have to submit to pbt and drug tests. I know my first test will be positive for marijuana because of the amount I smoked before my arrest. D...

    Scott’s Answer

    It is very possible that this could be an issue. Usually though for someone using prior to being placed on bond, a judge can understand that you will test positive but will use the beginning test as a bench mark to check that the results have fallen in future tests.

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  • What should my gf do?

    I have been charged with domestic violence. My girlfriend has been requested at my pre trial. She is worried there will be negative reprocussions for her. For example she thinks it will show up on her record and effect her somehow. The judge told ...

    Scott’s Answer

    No, nothing bad will happen to her for showing up unless she admits to lying in the police report. Just because she does not want to go through with the charges does not mean that the charges will necessarily be dropped.

    You should hire a Criminal Defense Attorney ASAP.

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  • My co worker 1st time offense of embezzlement of 4000.00 Will he get jail time or just fines. Restitution already paid

    He worked for a bank , took 4000.00 was found out 2 days later. He confessed and was very remorseful and agreed to pay money back within a week, which he did.They agreed to receive it and send the check with complaint to detective. They said he wi...

    Scott’s Answer

    He should absolutely get an attorney. Regardless of it being the right thing to do, paying them can be seen as an admission. Sometimes restitution can be used as a bargaining chip with the prosecutor or police to reduce the charges. He should be VERY careful before doing this on his own as police dont have to honor deals they give unless a prosecutor signs off on it.

    He should not speak to anyone, especially detectives / police about this case without first consulting an attorney.

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  • I have a outstanding abscond 2 warrant out of the 6th circuit court for violation of probation. It stems from a 3rd offense dui.

    I now live in FL and I would like to know when/if I hand myself in want kind of punishment I would be facing. I could call my former probation officer, but I'd rather not do that. Can an attorney find out for me what I might be facing without me h...

    Scott’s Answer

    An attorney can look into this for you. You should know bowman is the most difficult judge in an already difficult place

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  • First time caught with marijuana, do I need a private defense lawyer?

    Caught with small amount of marijuana (under 2 grams) and paraphernalia. I am being charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. I have arraignment on February 5th. Should I hire a private criminal attorney? Or is this cas...

    Scott’s Answer

    Absolutely. There are several things to consider. For instance, if you are under 21, you most likely would want to plea under HYTA instead of 7411. 7411 can only be used once your entire life while HYTA can only be used before you are 21. Things like this an experienced attorney should know.

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  • Plead guilty or not guilty to OWI

    My breath test read a BAC of .19 which I realize falls under 'super drunk' in Michigan. In your professional opinion, is it advisable to plea guilty or not guilty? Also, is it common for jail time to be sentenced when BAC is over .17?

    Scott’s Answer

    You should absolutely ALWAYS start with a not guilty plea. Often you can make a plea deal with a prosecutor at the minimum. You should hire an attorney ASAP. While OWIs are difficult cases, they are not impossible to beat. If the officer messed up you could get a big reduction. Even if the officer didn't mess up, its possible for a plea deal.

    Consult with an attorney in your area that handles OWIs.

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  • How successful is it when you decide to withdraw a plea?

    I havent been sentenced yet and I plead no contest to a crime I did not do. Now, i would like to retract the plea and take the case to trial like I originally planned. Charge is for Domestic Violence 2nd offense.

    Scott’s Answer

    It depends if there is a Cobbs agreement on record and if the judge is not following the recommendation. Much also depends on the specific judge and circumstances.

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