This guide tells you what you need for the new Oakland County Work Release Program [WRTP]. This is a tether-based program so there are costs associated with securing a GPS tether. The WRTP is not run out of the East Annex of the Oakland County Jail like it used to be. Here is what you will need.
This guide discusses the significance of and the procedure for asserting Michigan's youth-based sentence deferral statute known as the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA). HYTA is a liberally construed remedial statute intended to give offenders between the ages of 17 and 20 a "second chance".
Often, tensions escalate over the holidays as divorced parents struggle with the demands of scheduling the children to accommodate two households. Holiday schedules are already difficult without the complications of a divorce. Here are some tips to help the divorced parent through the process.
This legal guide explains the parole process in Michigan for persons convicted of a felony, and placed on parole after serving a term of incarceration, usually within the custody of the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Why does my driving need to be re-examined in order to get my license back? When a driver's license is suspended for reasons other than alcohol-related driving offenses, a Secretary of State analyst
What's "new" in the Super Drunk Driving Law? The penalties under the new law include a one-year license suspension for first-time "super drunks"; an increase in the potential maximum jail sentence fr
Petition for Adult Guardianship The Estates and Protected Individuals Code (EPIC) has a chapter devoted to the operation of guardianships. The first step in the process is to obtain and complete PC
Debilitating Medical Condition The MMA defines a "debilitating medical condition" as: cancer, glaucoma, HIV, hepatitis C, and other diseases along with other chronic afflictions which cause pain and
This guide walks you through the application process of removing a criminal conviction. Recently, this process changed as a result of a change in the law, allowing a person to remove a conviction even if they had two prior misdemeanor convictions; under certain conditions.