Category:DUI Mistakes

Should I Refuse the Field Sobriety Tests?

  • March 8th, 2017
  • Patrick Barone
  • OWIDUI StopsDUI Mistakes

If you are stopped and the police smell alcohol or marijuana, then there’s a good chance you will be asked to step out of the car to perform field sobriety tests. If you fail one or more of these tests, then you will probably be arrested for OWI, or Operating While Intoxicated. Michigan has not

You Must Avoid These Top 11 Mistakes of Michigan DUI Clients

  • September 2nd, 2016
  • baronefirm
  • DUI Mistakes

Assuming there is no defense: This mistake is number one for a reason, it is potentially the biggest mistake you can make.  EVERY DUI case can and should be defended.  It’s your Constitutional right.  A belief that your case can’t be defended can only lead to one result – guilty: and this is the very

  • 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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