Criminal Misdemeanors

Possessing Forged Licenses Outlined & Explained

Possessing Forged License or Reproduced Drivers License Here in the State of Michigan there is a criminal misdemeanor charge for possessing forged licenses or a reproduced drivers license. In fact, the charge includes the possession of a reproduced, altered, counterfeit, forged or duplicate drivers license, and thus much more expansive than simply possessing forged licenses. MCL 257.310.The statute states possessing forged …

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Michigan Criminal Arraignments Outlined by Josh Jones, Criminal Lawyer

Michigan Criminal Arraignments Outlined & Explained Whenever there are criminal charges issued against an individual a Michigan criminal arraignment is almost always required. Michigan criminal arraignments vary depending upon the criminal charge issued against the particular individual. Michigan criminal arraignments will depend upon whether the criminal charge issued is a criminal misdemeanor or a criminal felony. The reason for this …

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Furnishing Alcohol To Minors In Michigan

Furnishing Alcohol To Minors Here In Michigan Pursuant to MCL 436.1701 it is a criminal misdemeanor for a person who knowingly sells or found furnishing alcohol to minors or failing to make a diligent inquiry as to whether the person is a minor here in the state of Michigan. The statute makes a difference between individuals who are licensees and those …

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Michigan Nuisance Parties Explained & Outlined

Nuisance Parties – What Are They? No one ever thinks about a party getting out of control, but it does and will happen, eventually. Nuisance parties can happen anywhere and at anytime. They are not limited to college towns, those over the age of 21, and can involve many situations and circumstances. Understand the consequences before inviting those hundred or few …

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Failure to Answer Citation Outlined And Explained – Michigan Criminal Lawyer, Josh Jones

Failure to Answer Citation, Appear in Court, or Comply With an Order or Judgment MCL 257.321a(1) states: Many individuals do not know this, but when someone fails to pay a traffic ticket or fail to appear in court or comply with a court order or judgment specific matters their Michigan Driver’s License will be in jeopardy. The reason for this …

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Leaving Scene of Accident Charges – Michigan Statute Explained

Michigan Statute Explained – Leaving Scene of Accident Leaving scene of accident charge occurs more than individuals think.  Many drivers have been or will be involved in some kind of motor vehicle accident during their lifetime. Hopefully the accident is minor and nothing serious happens to either party. People need to not only worry about increased premiums, vehicle damage and possible …

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