Felony Drunk Driving – 3 Strikes You’re Out!

In 2008 Michigan enacted a felony DUI statute that allows any person with two prior drinking and driving convictions in their lifetime to be charged with a felony on their third arrest. Many people call me seeking advice about their recent arrest and when I ask if they have any prior OWI convictions they are shocked to learn that the reason they didn’t get a ticket this time like the other times is because they are being charged with a felony DUI. Often times clients mistakenly believe that because their prior convictions were so long ago that it won’t matter. However, this law indicates that… read more

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