A misdemeanor charge and conviction can result in imprisonment of up to 1year, a fine, (or both) probation, or community service. In Michigan, a conviction for a misdemeanor can become part of your permanent criminal record and may effect your ability to get a job, rent an apartment, or obtain federal student financial aid.
That is why it is important that you seek an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney to help with your case. At Moss & Associates we will work diligently on your behalf to get the charges against you dismissed, negotiate a plea agreement that would be in your best interest, or if necessary, proceed to trial in order to obtain a favorable outcome in your case.
A traffic violation can have a significant impact on your driving record, driving privileges, and your insurance premiums. Michigan operates on a points system, and once you receive a certain amount of points your driver’s license and privileges may be restricted, suspended, or revoked. If you continue to drive while your license is under suspension you will face even more criminal charges, fines, increased Driver’s Responsibility fees, or possible vehicle immobilization. The more you incur in Driver’s Responsibility fees the harder it is for you to dig yourself out of the hole.
That is why it is in your best interest to consult with a Criminal Defense Attorney who is knowledgeable and can help determine the steps necessary for you to clear your license and get your driving privileges reinstated. And that is what you get when you retain the legal services of Moss & Associates, an Attorney who understands the law and how it applies to your particular case.
In Michigan, it is illegal to drive while intoxicated, (.08 or above blood alcohol content) or while impaired by illegal or prescription drugs. If you are stopped for drunk driving or impaired driving, law enforcement may confiscate your driver’s license and issue you a temporary driving permit until the case is resolved. You may have to submit to a “Preliminary Breath Test” or PBT and refusal will result in an additional violation for which you will have to appear in court. If convicted you could face imprisonment of 1year or more, (if you have had a prior conviction) a fine, (or both) probation, or community service; as well as, restriction, suspension, or revocation of your drivers license, points on your license, and driver responsibility fees.
That is why you need a Criminal Defense Attorney who will thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding the stop and challenge any impropriety on the party of law enforcement in their initiation of the stop and the administration of the PBT. And that is what you get at Moss & Associates, an attorney who will work diligently on your behalf to obtain results most favorable to your case.
If you are convicted of a theft crime in Michigan, you could face imprisonment of up to 1 year, be ordered to pay $500-$2,000 in fines or 3 times (treble damages) the value of the property stolen, and be placed on probation. A conviction for retail fraud may also result in civil liability.
That is why you need a skilled Criminal Defense Attorney who can negotiate and advocate on your behalf to lessen your potential liability and work to obtain a favorable resolution in your case.
And that is what you get at Moss & Associates, an attorney who will advocate on your behalf and obtain the best possible resolution for your case.
Marijuana use and possession is a misdemeanor and if convicted you could face up to 1yr imprisonment, $2,000 in fines, mandatory suspension of your drivers license, and probation. Even if you are authorized to possess marijuana for medicinal purposes you must be mindful of the amount in your possession and how you transport it. If you are found operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana and/or in possession of it, (within reach) depending on the totality of the circumstances and the amount in possession at the time of arrest, the penalty can be much more sever.
That is why you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney who will thoroughly evaluate and investigate the circumstances surrounding the initiation of the stop and any subsequent search and seizure of your person or your vehicle that may give rise to a violation of your 4th amendment rights.
And that is what you get at Moss & Associates, an attorney who will work to protect your rights and advocate to obtain the best possible resolution for your case.
Under Michigan law, probation is a privilege (not a right) that is granted in lieu of incarceration but can be revoked at any time and for any reason. It is not a get out of jail free card and requires strict adherence to the prescribed terms and conditions for the duration of the probationary period. If you have violated the terms of your probation it is important that you consult with an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney to discuss your situation immediately. Waiting to address the issue only makes matters worse and increases the probability that you will be remanded into custody, incur additional fees and fines, or invoke additional terms and conditions that will lengthen your time on probation.
That is why it is in your best interest to seek a skilled Criminal Defense Attorney who can negotiate effectively on your behalf to prevent you from being remanded into custody, lessen your financial obligations in the matter, or seek an early termination and release from supervision that will allow you to get on with your life.
And that is what you get when you retain the legal services of
Moss & Associates.