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Ways a Dash Cam Can Help You Fight a Traffic Ticket

Fortunately, having a camera can help you provide evidence and clear your name. Here are ways a dash cam can help you fight a traffic ticket.

When You Might Want a Theft Defense Lawyer

Theft charges are also more complex charges than you might think, requiring the prosecution to prove various elements beyond a reasonable doubt. Theft and burglary are serious charges that require skilled legal advice from an experienced defense lawyer. Continue reading to learn when you would want to hire a theft defense lawyer.

Search Warrants 101

This article will outline what a search warrant is and how it works, including how officers obtain them, a warrant's limits, and when officers don't need one to conduct a search.

What Are the Defenses to Theft?

There may be some defenses that a theft defense lawyer can use for your charges.

What Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

Without criminal defense attorneys, it would be impossible for people to get the defense they are entitled to. Here's what these attorneys do.

How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You

You should understand the following six ways how a criminal defense attorney can help you. Read on to learn more.

How to Avoid DWI/DUI Charges in Michigan

Here are three ways to avoid DWI/DUI charges in Michigan and how criminal defense lawyers can help.

What Do I Do If the Police Want to Search My House?

Here's everything you need to know about what to do when the police want to search your home and when to get help from a criminal defense lawyer.

Important Things to Look for in a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you're in the market for a criminal defense attorney, here are the top factors to consider when looking for the best attorney.

Are Drug Charges Considered Felonies in Michigan?

Here is what to know about misdemeanor and felony drug charges and how a criminal defense lawyer can help.

Arrested for DUI: What to Do Next

Qualified criminal defense lawyers are your best asset when you get arrested for DUI. Here's what to do.

5 Things Not to Do If You're Ever Arrested

Here are five things not to do if you're ever arrested, according to criminal defense attorneys.

Common Types of Criminal Defense Cases

After an arrest, it’s imperative to obtain a lawyer as soon as possible to defend against criminal charges. A few of the different types of charges a lawyer can help with include the following.

Common DUI Arrest Mistakes People Make

If you’re ever pulled over or arrested and charged with a DUI avoid making the following mistakes and speak with a lawyer as soon as possible to start getting help.

Sex Offender Registration in Michigan: Crimes and Classification Tiers

In Michigan, there are two different categories of crimes. Here's what to know about them and how criminal defense lawyers can help.

Is It Legal to Video Record Police?

To help you understand your specific rights, here is everything you need to know and when to hire a criminal defense attorney.

Can Police Enter Your House Without a Search Warrant?

Most police searches require a search warrant. Here's what to know about it and when to hire a criminal defense lawyer.

Polygraph Examination

Polygraph Examination and Testimony of Admission Recently, I was in a courtroom where a criminal jury trial had just concluded. The jury verdict was guilty. I could overhear the conversation…

Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC)

Have You Been Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct? So you have been charged with criminal sexual conduct (CSC). what options do you have? What are your defenses? “ I didn’t…

Plea Bargaining

Plea bargaining takes place in virtually every criminal case. The vast majority of cases are resolved with some type of plea deal. Some clients say “I will never accept a…

Forensic Interview Protocols

The Dangers of Not Following Forensic Interview Protocols Perhaps the most important aspect of these types of cases is the forensic interview of the accuser by law enforcement. A crucial…

Source Monitoring in Child Forensic Interviews

Source Monitoring – A Crucial Aspect of Forensic Interviewing As It Relates To Children Weise Law is a boutique criminal defense firm practicing in all of West Michigan. We have…

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