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Any advice on helping someone close to you through an owi emotionally?
My close friend started court recently for an owi. He has withdrawn a lot but has shared that he has been thinking a lot and how he wants to change the path of his future which is great to hear. I can tell he is very stressed and anxious and I don't believe it helps when I ask about how's everything's going. I want to do whatever I can to help show him I want to help him get through it and support him emotionally without overwhelming him. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
Every person is different, so it is very difficult to generalize about what can be done to help any particular person,...
Getting pulled over while on probation but blowing under the limit
i was pulled over while on probation and passed field sobriety and breathlizer test. i am not supposed to be drinking and the officer let me go. will he send a report to my probation officer?
How hard in mi to get my drivers licence back after loss due to tickets and then I still drove and receive 8 dui's I have 6 year
If you are eligible, it can happen. Very tough case but the right experienced DAAD attorney can make all the difference....
Neighbors father keeps coming over and playing loud music slurs and drunk he used to live here is there anything we can do
can we get a restraining order
Yes, you can seek a non-domestic personal protection order. See the following link: http://courts.mi.gov/...
What is the punishment for accidentally starting a fire while intoxicated.
In Livingston county i was extremely intoxicated and stumbled into what i thought was a friends garage but it wasn't. I rummaged through tool boxes and the car looking for gloves and dropped a lit cigarette inside the car accidentally causing a fire that destroyed the car and burned down the garage causing 10,000 in damages.
DO NOT under any circumstances write anything else about this incident online. Consult with a criminal defense...
Does Judge Parker out of 47th district court allow you into sobriety court if you don't live in Farminton Hills?
I recently found out who my Judge will be for my 2nd DUI at the 47th district court in Farmington Hills MI. It's Judge Parker & she runs sobriety court, I am serious about my sobriety since my DUI I've been sober, attend AA meetings, have a sponsor, go to individual therapy & group therapy. I know the guidelines for sobriety court is to reside in that area but I don't & my county doesn't have it, but I am hoping she will consider my seriosuness & allow me into her program. Any thoughts or experience is helpful & I have already spoke to an attorney I am waiting for my pre trial conference in June.
If you are going to the AA meetings, spoken to an attorney and going to stop drinking and driving you are on the right path.
Is the 47th district court hard on DUI cases?
I have been sober since the night I was ticketed with my 2nd DUI, I have been going to AA 3-5 times a week, I have a substance abuse therapist, I am attending & substance abuse/alcoholics treatment group, & have several reference letters from both of my jobs as well as the Marine Corp. League for volunteer work I do yearly, & proof of the business degree I am currently pursuing. I know I messed up I am ashamed of myself & want to be sober & keep my jobs & my current position obtaining my degree. But I am scared of jail & losing it all. I have hired an attorney but he doesn't communicate well so it leaves me in the dark. Will the court take any of this into consideration?
The only person that can determine whether you are affirmatively going to jail or not is the Judge. The 47th is not as...
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