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How to Make Your First Offense DUI in Michigan Your Last

| Jeffrey Randa |
Everyone facing a 1st offense DUI charge certainly intends for it to be their last. There has probably never been anyone in the history of the world who has thought differently. However, and as the old saying goes, the roa…

Skipped Rolling Retest Ignition Interlock Violation in Michigan

| Jeffrey Randa |
One of the most common ignition interlock violations in Michigan arises from a skipped rolling retest. From our perspectives as Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyers that handle about 200 license appeal matters eac…

The Easy way to get Your DUI Dismissed in Michigan

| Jeffrey Randa |
Admittedly, the title of this article is misleading, because there is an important point to be made about getting a DUI dismissed. As busy Michigan DUI lawyers, our firm knows there is no easy way to actually make that hap…

The 5 Most Important Things to Know About a DUI in Michigan

| Jeffrey Randa | ,
Every DUI in Michigan is unique. Any one person’s DUI case is different from everyone else’s, just as a DUI in one place is different from another simply because of its location. In this article, we’re going to look at 5 t…

Tamper/Circumvent Ignition Interlock Violation in Michigan

| Jeffrey Randa |
From our perspectives as Michigan driver’s license restoration lawyers, most tamper/circumvent ignition interlock violations are entirely NOT the fault of the person required to use the device. Of course, anytime the Secre…

Michigan DUI and Driver’s License Restoration – The Questions That Must be Asked

Winning Michigan driver’s license restoration and DUI cases requires a lawyer to ask a lot questions. Every last detail of a DUI case, including the client’s version of events, as well as the all of the evidenc…

How to win (or Lose) a Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Case

Our firm guarantees to win every first time driver’s license restoration and clearance appeal case we take. We know what will win a license reinstatement/restoration case, and what will NOT. In this article, we&#8217…

Implied Consent (Chemical Test Refusal) in Michigan DUI Cases – What you Need to Know

| Jeffrey Randa |
Anyone in Michigan who refuses a breath or blood test following a DUI arrest faces a 1-year suspension of his or her driver’s license. Upon release, he or she will be issued a temporary (paper) driver’s license…

What if I Refused to Take the Blood or Breath Test?

| Jeffrey Randa |
If you refused to take a breath test in the police car, you may have been charged with an additional offense called PBT refusal. This is a civil infraction, and not really that big of a deal. The BIG DEAL is the refusal to…

1st (First) Offense DUI – Overview

| Jeffrey Randa |
1st (First) Offense DUI – Overview After more than 30 years practicing as Michigan DUI lawyers, my team and I know that no one plans to go out and get arrested for drunk driving. Whatever else, a 1st offense DUI usua…

What to Know about a Probation Violation (PV) in Michigan

| Jeffrey Randa |
As Michigan criminal and DUI lawyers, my team and I know full-well that being placed on probation is a break from being put or kept in jail. In the real world, however, some people lose sight of this fact and go on to1` ei…

Probation in a Michigan DUI Case

| Jeffrey Randa | ,
The overwhelming majority of DUI cases result in some kind of probationary sentence. Almost without exception, the very idea of going to jail will cause most people to say something like “I’ll do any kind of pr…

DUI Evidence: Video – The Gold Standard

| Jeffrey Randa | ,
Most DUI arrests that occur the Detroit-area, meaning anywhere in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, are filmed by the police car video camera. Obtaining and evaluating this evidence is a basic, fundamental first step requir…

When Your Drinking is NOT a Problem

Part of our responsibility, as Michigan DUI lawyers, is to help our clients understand the court system’s concern about their drinking within the context of a pending case.  Especially in High BAC, 2nd and 3rd Offense OWI …

DUI, OWI and OUIL – The Alphabet Soup of Michigan Drunk Driving Charges

| Jeffrey Randa | ,
Admittedly, it can be confusing and a bit difficult to keep track of and understand the differences between all the terms used to describe a Michigan drunk driving charge. The most common term is “DUI,” yet Michigan does n…