Daniel P. Hilf’s Guides

Daniel P. Hilf

Troy Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Hunting and Fishing Violations

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    In Michigan it is the responsibility of every hunter and fisherman to be aware of restrictions in the law concerning hunting and fishing. These provisions are always subject to change from season to season, and it is recommended for a Michigan sportsman or sportswoman to read hun...

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  2. Welfare Fraud

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    InMichigan Welfare Fraudcan have several possible criminal consequences: It is a crime under MCL400.60 for a person to make a false statement, false representation, false impersonation, or otherwise to commit a fraud (or aid and abet in the commission of a fraud) to obtain assis...

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  3. Aggravated Assault

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    InMichigan, a person who assaults an individual without a weapon and inflicts serious or aggravated injury, without intending to commit murder or to inflict great bodily harm less than murder, can be charged with a misdemeanor offense calledAggravated Assault.Aggravated Assaultis...

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  4. Selling Alcohol To A Minor

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    InMichigan, it is illegal for any individual or store tosell or furnish alcohol to a minor.Pursuant to MCL 436.1701 aperson who knowingly sells or furnishes alcoholic liquor to a minor, or who fails to make diligent inquiry as to whether the person is a minor, can be charged with...

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  5. Polygraph Tests

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    A polygraph examination (which is also known as a lie detector test) is used by law enforcement officers for a variety of reasons. Although many studies place the accuracy of polygraph tests at around 90% if the right protocol is employed, the results of a polygraph are not admis...

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  6. Circuit Court

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Circuit Courts in Michigan have jurisdiction over the following types of matters under state law: 1.Arraignments for criminal high misdemeanor and felony cases. A Circuit Court Judge has the power to modify or revoke an existing bond when warranted. 2.Criminal high misdemeanor c...

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  7. Driving While License Suspended

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Driving While License Suspended or Revoked in Michigan is a misdemeanor offense (according to MCL 257.904(3)(a)) that carries a maximum potential jail sentence of up to 93 days, and/or a possible fine of up to $500, for a first time offender (this offense is also sometimes referr...

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  8. Drug Paraphernalia

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Michigan, pursuant to MCL 333.7451 and MCL 333.7455(1), is a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or a fine of not more than $5,000, or both. Sale of Drug Paraphernalia by a person 18 years old or older to someone ...

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  9. Jurisdiction of the District Court in Michigan

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    District Courts in Michigan have jurisdiction over the following types of matters under state and local law: 1.Arraignments and setting of bond for criminal misdemeanor and felony cases, the acceptance of bonds; 2.Criminal misdemeanor cases in which the punishment does not exceed...

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  10. Failure to Stop at an Accident

    Written by attorney Daniel Hilf, over 2 years ago.

    In Michigan, pursuant to Michigan Compiled Law 257.617, the driver of a vehicle who knows or who has reason to believe that he or she has been involved in an accident upon public or private property that is open to travel by the public shall remain there until the driver gives hi...

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