Common Drug Crime Defenses – Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney, Josh Jones

Common Drug Crime Defenses: Some You Know And Some You May Not There are times when controlled substances and/or drugs crimes are accepted within society these days. Those accepted moments comes when those around the individuals are okay with the use and/or partaking iof the drug question. Moreover, another common time where individuals are allowed to use …

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Common Michigan Drivers License Sanctions – by Criminal Lawyer, Josh Jones

MICHIGAN DRIVERS LICENSE SANCTIONS Suspensions: Definition: The privilege to drive is suspended for some definitive period of time (generally one year or less), and they typically restored after suspension period without the necessity of a DAAD hearing. However, depending on the charge and the individual’s driving record and criminal history Most Common Drivers License Sanctions by Offenses: …

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Michigan Larceny Outlined & Explained – Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer, Josh Jones

What is Michigan Larceny? Michigan larceny can loosely be defined as the taking of something (property) from another. The State of Michigan makes this particular area of law somewhat complex because of the various acts and property that can be involved in a Michigan larceny. Furthermore, there are numerous variations of punishment based upon the circumstances of …

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Decriminalizing Marijuana – By Michigan Marijuana & Criminal Defense Lawyer, Josh Jones

Decriminalizing Marijuana In Michigan Here in the State of Michigan, there are certain cities decriminalizing marijuana involving up to a specific amount of marijuana and for of-aged individuals (those over 18-years old or 21-years old). It is important to note that individual municipalities may and will have varying languages and requirements within those individual ordinances. These …

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Marijuana Drunk Driving – People v Koon – Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

Medical Marijuana Drunk Driving In Michigan – When Does It occurs? It may be considered a landmark case for the Michigan Medical Marihuana community. The Michigan Supreme Court, in People v Koon, has held that individuals who qualify for immunity will not automatically be found to be driving “under the influence” simply because they internally …

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Medical Marihuana Collective Growing – People v Bylsma Analysis

MEDICAL MARIHUANA COLLECTIVE GROWING – People v Bylsma Michigan Supreme Court Opinion Many people will make People v Bylsma out to be bigger than it is, meaning that this case has negatively impacted the medical marijuana community here in Michigan. However, the case was not without hope and should be read thoroughly prior to rendering judgment. The …

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Michigan Domestic Violence or Assault Explained – Michigan Criminal Attorney, Josh Jones

WHAT IS MICHIGAN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR ASSAULT? Assaultive crimes can come in various forms and degrees, meaning that one act can encapsulate numerous assaultive crimes. Within this umbrella of assaultive crimes lies the crime known as Michigan domestic violence  or assault and applies when a person is in a dating relationship with the individual assaulter. Michigan Domestic Violence …

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Law Enforcement Perform Warrantless Home Search – by Criminal & Marijuana Defense Lawyer

Warrantless Home Search By Law Enforcement Can Happen  Generally, Law Enforcement (or Police) are not allowed to enter your home without a warrant; however, some circumstances can allow for them to perform a warrantless home search (meaning without a warrant or your consent). Those instances allowing for a warrantless home search are referred to as exigent circumstances. Emergency …

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Michigan Indecent Exposure MCL 750.335a Explained – Criminal Statute

What is Michigan Indecent Exposure MCL 750.335a? Michigan Indecent Exposure MCL 750.335a explains that “[a] person shall not knowingly make any open or indecent exposure of his or her person or of the person of another.” If an individual is found guilty of Michigan Indecent Exposure MCL 750.335a then he or she “is guilty of a misdemeanor …

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