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Fake ID Laws in Detroit Michigan

It is getting even easier for those under age to make a fake id. Though it is easy, it still doesn't make it legal. In Michigan false documentation can be a felony. While it seems innocent using a fake ID to get into a club, it is more than just drinking under the age. There are several offenses that can be considered owning a fake id: Making or selling false documents Altering legitimate documents Purchasing false documents Keep in mind in using someone elses identity that is considered different than creating and use false documents. That is considered identity theft and is slightly different. Possible Penalties...

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Driving With Lyft / Uber With A DUI

Many people are curious that once you get a DUI, can you you drive for the car sharing services Lyft and Uber? These are popular ways to make money and there are a few things to consider if you want to drive with them or even continue. They have strict regulations just like any "taxi" service and consider the following if you want to make money with either Lyft or Uber. It is however far easier to drive with them then go out and get a taxi license. Now if you've been arrested for a DUI and want to earn extra...

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Current Michigan Felon Firearm Laws

As anyone charged with a felony might know, it comes with a set of rules and restrictions which apply. One of the major penalties that comes with having a felony is your second amendment rights. Federal law, and the law of plenty of states concurs that felons can not have firearms, for life. However, despite how strict that sounds, there are ways around this law. Michigan allows felons under certain conditions to retain their second amendment rights. That means that there is a way in Michigan for a convicted felon to legally have a gun. Getting a gun however means that...

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Questions and Answers

We've provided a variety of questions and answers to problems we come across. We will keep updating this page as soon as we've written more answers to the number of questions we come across. Can Texts Be Used As Evidence? - Find out the answer to this asked question. Can Felons Be In Possession of a Firearm? - This is a frequently asked question with a wide variety of responses which we go over in full detail. How Do I Drive With Uber and Lyft With a DUI? - We go over the details and post some of the requirements needed to drive...

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Can Texts Be Used As Evidence in Court?

With the change of technology, new forms of evidence now exist. When it comes to civil and even criminal law cases, documents that have been written by either defendant become evidence in court. But that main question we are here to answer is, can texts also become evidence to use in the court room? What if someone admits to something via text, but in court flat out denies doing it? When it comes to electronically sent texts plenty of questions arise. Is it relevant? This is up to the judge and the circumstances. Is it admissible as evidence? Wish we had a straight...

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Owvi Penalties For Detroit Metro Michigan

When you commit an Owvi offense in Michigan, you need to make sure you have good representation. Not getting good representation can lead to harsher penalties and even jail time for your first to third offense. Make sure you understand your rights and the penalties which could occur using our list of usual penalties for your first to third offense. The Detroit area, has very strict Owvi penalties which are common throughout the metro area. We represent clients at the Law Office of Scott Aaronson using our knowledge and expertise. We'll help you along the process and make sure you get...

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Current Michigan CSC Laws

There are four different degrees when it comes to CSC laws in Michigan. Known as Criminal Sexual conduct, these can be often more serious than even homicide. The max sentence can even be life in prison without parole. Consequences of CSC in Michigan Some of the consequences can include: Required to register as a sex offender, wearing a lifetime GPS tether, having to get tested for HIV/STD testing, as well as plenty of other consequences. There are plenty of different consequences that can happen for violating the CSC laws in Michigan. Being Innocently Accused of CSC Even if you are innocent, you could be...

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Michigan Romeo and Juliet Law Information

When it comes to the Romeo and Juliet law, this has to deal with underage consensual sex and helping keep certain individuals off the sex offender list. In essence, The "Romeo and Juliet" law reduces the penalty for individuals that are no more than four (4) years older than their sex partner.  It became effective into law on effective July 1, 2011. In easier terms to understand, if there was an 18-year-old having sex with a 14 year old they would not go on the sex offender list. However if this 18 year old were 19, they could end up on the list. Current Romeo and...

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Assaulted By Police In Detroit

You have rights if you were assaulted by the police in Detroit Michigan. Some of the following are ways which you may have a case against a police officer. We are well versed in criminal acts committed by police officers. Police brutality, police beating, police shooting, and excessive force False arrest False imprisonment Malicious prosecution Violation of civil rights under federal law, 42 USC §1983 If you think a police has abused their authority we recommend contacting a lawyer right away. Often times a police officer will charge you with a crime to cover up their actions.  An untrained attorney may wish...

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First Time DUI Offender Royal Oak Michigan

Are you a first time offender? Michigan does have strict laws about drinking while driving. Getting a DUI doesn't have to mean the end of your career, school career, or other opportunities. We will minimize the impact on your life and find a solution. Some of the most frequently asked questions that our DUI lawyers get are some of the following: Will I Go To Jail? The likely hood of this is actually slim if this is your first offense. What is likely to happen is probation, some sort of alcohol program, or as well a fine and possible sanction against your license....

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