I am a parent advocate, child abuse defense attorney and criminal defense attorney.... more
I am a parent advocate, child abuse defense attorney and criminal defense attorney. My great passion in the practice of law is the defense of the falsely accused. I do this in the context of both neglect-abuse cases and criminal cases. I offer free consultations and accept cases throughout Michigan.
Joshua M. Covert focuses his practices on criminal law, especially medical marijuana... more
Joshua M. Covert focuses his practices on criminal law, especially medical marijuana and the defense of those charged with driving while impaired by medical marijuana and other drugs. As a member of the Nichols Law Firm, Mr. Covert co-counseled a DUI 2nd trial where the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. The verdict was the result of hard work and preparation which allowed the Nich... view profile
35 years of Aggresive Litigation / Effective Mediation 1995 - Stuart R. Shafer, P.C.,... more
35 years of Aggresive Litigation / Effective Mediation 1995 - Stuart R. Shafer, P.C., Lansing, MI. President. Divorce and Family Litigation and Mediation. Drunk Driving. Federal and State Criminal Defense, Commercial and Corporate Litigation. 1987 - 1995 Reid and Reid Law Firm, Lansing, MI. Partner. Divorce and Family Litigation and Mediation. Drunk Driving. Federal and State Criminal Defense, ... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.