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Joseph A. Niskar

Joseph Niskar’s Legal Guides

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  • What are my rights if I am accused of a crime in Michigan?

    What are my rights if I am accused of a crime in Michigan?

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  • Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?

    Why should I hire a criminal defense attorney?

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  • Do I have to give consent to a law enforcement officer to search my car in Michigan?

    Do I have to give consent to a law enforcement officer to search my car in Michigan?

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  • What is the difference between jail and prison in Michigan?

    What is the difference between jail and prison in Michigan?

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  • What should I do if I am arrested in Michigan?

    What should I do if I am arrested in Michigan?

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  • What are the typical steps in a criminal proceeding in Michigan?

    What are the typical steps in a criminal proceeding in Michigan?

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  • What is the difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and a violation in Michigan?

    What is the difference between a felony, a misdemeanor, and a violation in Michigan?

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  • What is a public defender?

    What is a public defender?

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  • What is a common-law crime?

    What is a common-law crime?

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  • When do the police have to read me my rights in Michigan?

    When do the police have to read me my rights in Michigan?

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