Accidents are an unfortunate part of daily life. The Wolverine State is one of the top ten for accidents that cause damage or injury. Risks vary from the congested interstates near Detroit to the straightaways that encourage speeding on the Upper Peninsula.
Few parents find it easy to discipline their children. But problems of moody teenagers and setting reasonable curfews can be compounded when parents are not on the same side.
Lawyers know about Miranda rights after a Supreme Court case required law enforcement to inform arrested suspects of rights to silence and legal representation. One of the complications of this law occurred in the Wolverine State, leading to the historic case of Michigan v. Moseley.
Michigan's top law enforcement agency recently sharpened their efforts to keep parents accountable for taking care of their children. Failure to pay court-ordered child support or alimony can land a person in jail, which happened to more than 60 people across the Wolverine State over a single day in September 2018.
As someone currently facing a Michigan driving under the influence or operating while intoxicated charge, you may understand all too well just how much rides on the results of the breath test you took at the time of your arrest. Carried out with devices called Breathalyzers, breath tests give police an estimate of your degree of impairment while operating a motor vehicle, but they are not foolproof, meaning that in some cases, they can be prone to error.