Category:DUI Test Refusal

When a Breath Test Refusal is not a Refusal

  • September 2nd, 2016
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  • DUI Test RefusalBreath Testing

How to Win the Michigan Implied Consent Hearing: It should be well know among DUI defense practitioners that there are three kinds of breath test refusals.  The first two are “machine-based” and include those that occur when the subject blows into the DataMaster but the testing officer believes that the test subject is not making a

Find Michigan DUI Lawyer | Michigan Breath or Blood Test Refusals

  • September 2nd, 2016
  • baronefirm
  • DUI Test RefusalDriver's License Penalties

I refused the test, now what happens? Michigan’s implied consent law requires that you take a breath blood or urine test upon the lawful request of a police officer.  If you refuse, then you will be charged with an implied consent law violation, and will face possible license suspension for one year.  Six points will

Dealing with the Stress of Not Having a License

  • September 1st, 2016
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  • DUI Test RefusalDriver's License Penalties

After nearly two decades of practice I have learned how much stress and anxiety is caused by not having a license.  This is especially true in Michigan where there is almost no viable public transportation. In Michigan, the law provides that when you are arrested for drunk driving your plastic license is destroyed by the

  • About the Author Attorney Patrick Barone is well-known and well respected throughout the legal community. As a professor, guest speaker and author he shares his knowledge of drunk-driving defense with lawyers and judges to help them better understand this complex area of law. Mr Barone is the co-author of two highly regarded books including Defending Drinking Drivers and Michigan DUI Law – a Citizen’s Guide. Also, Super Lawyers Magazine recently recognized his unique approach to law in their article “Walking in Their Shoes.”
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