Written by attorney Glenn A. Mccandliss

Technicalities in Criminal Litigation

  1. Every charge, ticket, or "information" cites a specific law, statute or ordinance.
  2. The specific law, statute or ordinance is comprised of individual elements.
  3. If the accused can defeat or challenge any single element, it is grounds for dismissal.

Additional resources provided by the author

State bar associations, such as the State Bar of Michigan (almost every state has one). County bar associations, such as the Macomb County Bar Association, are often located inside the court. Internet search of attorneys in the area of the court that state their specialty. Online reviews and ads are not reliable.

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