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About the AuthorAttorney 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.

Cobbs Evaluations in Misdemeanor and Felony Sentencing in Michigan

Jun 11th, 2019 OWI

If you are facing a possible conviction on a misdemeanor or felony in Michigan, then you are undoubtedly wondering what the likely sentence will be for a misdemeanor or felony. Michigan judges...

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What to Expect in the 52-1 District Court Novi Michigan

May 24th, 2019 Criminal Penalties DUI Penalties OWI

52-1 District Court in Novi Michigan has jurisdiction over many kinds of criminal cases, including drunk driving. The three judges at the Novi Court preside over a very large geographical area with...

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What to Expect in the 48th District Court Bloomfield Hills Michigan

Criminal Penalties OWI

If you were arrested for a misdemeanor or felony, including drunk driving, within the cities of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Orchard Lake and the Townships of Bloomfield and West...

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What to Expect in the 52-4 District Court Troy Michigan

May 20th, 2019 OWI

If you were arrested for any kind of crime in either Troy or Clawson, including drunk driving, then your case will be handled in the 52-4 Judicial District Court, located in Troy...

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What to Expect in the 52-3 District Court in Rochester Michigan

May 24th, 2019 Criminal Penalties DUI Trials OWI

If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving, or any other crime in the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills, then your case will take place in the 52-3 District Court in Rochester...

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Commission Recommends No Legal Limit for Marijuana in Michigan

Apr 3rd, 2019 DUI Drug Charges Marijuana Laws OWI

The Impaired Driving Safety Commission (IDSC) has recently recommended that Michigan lawmakers take no action toward the creation of a legal limit for marijuana.  In summary, the Commission believes that the science...

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Can a Michigan CPL Holder Concealed Carry on a Boat?

Gun Laws

Michigan is often referred to as the “Great Lakes State.”  Four of the five Great Lakes share borders with Canada, and when combined, all five of the Great Lakes share borders with...

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Restoration of Firearms Rights in Michigan After Felony Conviction

Feb 14th, 2019 Felony Offenses Gun Laws

Michigan law provides that if you have been convicted of a felony you may not use, possess transport, sell or carry a firearm for a period of either three or five years....

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Slow Driving, Glazed Dilated Eyes and Odor Sufficient to Prove Marijuana Impairment

Feb 13th, 2019 DUI Drug Charges Marijuana Laws

Michigan’s recreational and medical marijuana laws continue to be amended, modified and refined.  These changes have helped to clarify many aspects of these laws, but when it comes to driving, a big...

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Keith Corbett to Focus on Defense of Federal Financial Fraud Crimes

Feb 12th, 2019 Firm News

Effectively immediately, Keith Corbett, Senior Trial Lawyer at the Barone Defense Firm, will be focusing his practice on the Federal defense of complex financial crimes, including, prescription fraud, billing fraud and Medicare...

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