Philip Matthew Jacques’s Guides

Philip Matthew Jacques

Ann Arbor Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Deferred Sentence for Domestic Violence Cases in Michigan (MCL 769.4a)

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 8 months ago.

    There is a statutory provision permitting a deferred sentence for domestic violence cases in Michigan. The defendant doesn't have a right to this type of a sentence. because it is ultimately in the se

  2. Washtenaw County Felony Procedure

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    In Michigan, a felony case starts with a preliminary examination hearing in the district court that has jurisdiction over the area. Washtenaw County handles its felony cases in a different manner than

  3. Michigan Sobriety Court

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    Sobriety Court is a great opportunity for alcoholics and addicts to get sober and stay sober. It gives participants the tools and knowledge they need to remain sober, with a great incentive if they su

  4. Implied Consent Law in Michigan

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    In Michigan, each driver impliedly consents to submit to a chemical test when they are lawfully placed under arrest for a drunk driving offense listed under MCL 257.625. The consequence for refusing a

  5. Statutory Deferred Sentence for Drug Cases (MCL 333.7411)

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    This section is commonly referred to as 7411. It is a program that gives an offender the opportunity to avoid certain drug convictions if they successfully completes probation. Eligibility This progr

  6. Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA) in Michigan

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    The Holmes Youthful Trainee Act is an extraordinary opportunity for youthful offenders in Michigan. It is a program that permits young people to avoid a criminal conviction and have a criminal charge

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  7. Minor in Possession of Alcohol in Michigan

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    Minor in Possession of Alcohol is a common offense for young people in Michigan. It has some surprising consequences, including license sanctions. However, for first time offenders, there is some good

  8. Record of Fingerprints in Michigan

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    In Michigan, when a person is arrested for a criminal offense or appears in court for an offense that is punishable by more than 90 days in jail, they are fingerprinted. Typically, the Michigan State

  9. Bond in Michigan

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    The purpose of setting bond is to make sure that the person is not a danger to the community and they will return to court. For certain very serious offenses the Judge or Magistrate has the authority

  10. Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree

    Written by attorney Philip Jacques, 9 months ago.

    A person can commit Criminal Sexual Conduct 3rd Degree through various conduct. This offense is one of the sections of Michigan criminal law that punishes sexual penetration. Some of the conduct is al