Muskegon DUI Lawyers

Compare 10 top rated Michigan attorneys serving Muskegon.
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Alana L. Wiaduck
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Muskegon, MI DUI Attorney with 9 years of experience
(800) 442-0237 888 Terrace St
#100
Muskegon, MI 49440
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Michigan
I am an attorney who has lived on the west Michigan lakeshore for over 20 years. My practice focuses on family law, criminal defense, and plaintiff's personal injury cases, including No Fault and third-party auto accident claims. I am an effective, efficient lawyer who will listen to you and fight for your rights. Areas of Practice include: Personal Injury - Auto Accidents, Dog Bites, Slip and Fall, Negligence, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Bike or Pedestrian Car Accidents. Family Law - Divorce, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support, Spousal Support, Guardianships of...
Mr. Chris Allen Houghtaling
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Muskegon, MI DUI Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(231) 722-2222 1189 Peck St
Muskegon, MI 49441
DUI, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Valparaiso University School of Law
Muskegon, MI DUI Lawyer with 50 years of experience
(231) 735-7585 2533 Scenic Dr
Muskegon, MI 49445
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Muskegon, MI DUI Attorney with 44 years of experience
(231) 722-7447 1 E Apple Ave Ste B
Muskegon, MI 49442
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
Muskegon, MI DUI Attorney with 25 years of experience
(231) 728-1111 120 W Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49440
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Muskegon, MI DUI Attorney with 38 years of experience
(231) 736-5710 1250 Evanston Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Muskegon, MI DUI Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(231) 733-0833 561 W Broadway Ave
Muskegon, MI 49444
DUI and Criminal
Twin Lake, MI DUI Attorney
(231) 726-5164 2916 Deerwood Dr
Twin Lake, MI 49457
DUI, Criminal and Personal Injury
Grand Haven, MI DUI Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(616) 842-3030 100 N 3rd St
Grand Haven, MI 49417
DUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Grand Haven, MI DUI Lawyer
(802) 295-5598 300 Terrill Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417
DUI and Criminal
Keeley D Heath
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Greenville, MI DUI Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(616) 773-2945 309 S. Lafayette St.
Suite 208
Greenville, MI 48838
DUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Keeley Blanchard is a top criminal defense attorney in Michigan. She focuses her practice in the areas of defending those wrongfully accused of criminal sexual conduct, child abuse, domestic violence, assault, child pornography, and drug crimes. Her trial experience is significant, she has an excellent reputation for being aggressive, and will out-prepare any of the prosecutors she faces in court.
Scott Grabel
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(800) 342-7896 2022 Fuller Ave.
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatGrand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 24 years of experience
DUI, Appeals, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am an experienced trial attorney with a strong history of positive results in drug, murder, Criminal Sexual Conduct, and DUI/OWI cases. I have successfully argued cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals and have appeared as a commentator on Court TV's Best Defense for analysis of a murder case. Recently I was a guest on the Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson. I have served as an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and as a mentor for the Ingham County Bar Association's Mentoring Program.

I was born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and graduated from...
Michael J. Boyle
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(616) 365-5780 61 Commerce Ave SW
#504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 17 years of experience
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Immigration
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney and Counselor – Michael J. Boyle is a Partner and Shareholder and serves as Senior Trial Attorney. He joined the Barone Defense Firm in 2005 after a successful solo criminal defense practice. Mr. Boyle has been personally trained and mentored by the Firm’s principal and founding member Mr. Patrick T. Barone. Mr. Boyle is a highly trained and skilled Trial Attorney and has represented clients in over 70+ counties throughout Michigan. Mr. Boyle is a graduate of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College. He has also a graduate of the highly regarded “Trial Lawyers College,”...
Mr. Christian G. Krupp
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 28 years of experience
(616) 459-6636 161 Ottawa NW Suite 404
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Christian G Krupp II was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris attended Michigan State University and graduated in 1988. He attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he was a member of law review and one of the few students that had his law review article published. Christian Krupp graduated from law school with honors in the top ten percent of his class. His legal career started and Dykema Gossett, Michigan’s largest law firm. While at Dykema, he was involved in a diverse practice groups including the corporate, finance, and legislative areas. After leaving Dykema, Christian Krupp joined...
Michael Robert Bartish
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Fremont, MI DUI Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(231) 924-8700 28A West Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Military
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Michael R. Bartish is a founding member of Springstead & Bartish Law, P.L.L.C.. He defends and represents clients in state and federal courts throughout Western Michigan from Niles to Traverse City. Mr. Bartish is a former active duty Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Army where he served at Fort Hood, Texas, from 1999 through 2002. During his active duty service, Mr. Bartish served as a trial counsel and senior trial counsel for the First Cavalry Division and as a Trial Defense Counsel for Fort Hood, Texas. After four years on active duty, Mr. Bartish went into private practice...
Michael Villar
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(616) 299-5433 281 N. 120th Ave.
Holland, MI 49024
Free ConsultationHolland, MI DUI Attorney with 29 years of experience
DUI, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
University of Michigan Law School
Mr. Villar graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and went on to hold clerkships for the Honorable George R. Corsiglia in the Allegan Circuit Court and for the Michigan Court of Appeals. Since entering private practice in 1993, Mr. Villar has participated in numerous high visibility cases throughout Southwest Michigan.

Mr. Villar has also worked for one of the largest law firms in America, Dorsey & Whitney. Dorsey & Whitney employed over 330 attorneys and had offices in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Brussels (Belgium), London (England), and Paris (France). While demanding, Dorsey & Whitney prepared Mr. Villar for...
Shawn J. Haff
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(616) 438-6719 2675 44th Street, Suite 303
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatDUI, Criminal and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I understand that hard working and good people may have made a bad choice. I understand that all people make mistakes. I won’t judge you. I am here to help you! I am a felony and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I take pride in helping the good and hard working people of West Michigan find their way through the complicated and intimidating maze that is known as the criminal justice system.

You have nothing to lose by calling me at The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan. The initial consultation is free! I have represented those accused...
Patrick T. Barone Esq.
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(616) 365-5780 61 Commerce Ave SW
#504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 29 years of experience
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Michigan State University College of Law
Patrick T. Barone is the founding partner and CEO of The Barone Defense Firm, whose practice is limited primarily to zealously defending citizens accused of drunk or drugged driving. The Firm is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, and also maintains offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Barone is an adjunct professor at the Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he teaches “Drunk Driving Law and Practice,” and he served on the Faculty Advisory Board for BAC-Tracker International, Inc. In addition to “Defending Drinking Drivers,” Mr. Barone is also the author of “Michigan DUI Law: A Citizen’s Guide,” "Entrepreneur's...
Joseph Brugnoli
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 7 years of experience
DUI, Criminal and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Brugnoli has always been driven to defend and protect; first by serving in the in the Army in the 75th Ranger Regiment then as a police officer. Becoming an attorney felt like the natural progression for his future and he found that his law enforcement background served as an invaluable asset to his clients. His time in the Army paired with almost 11 years as a police officer has put him through just about every type of intense situation and taught him how to come out ahead. Battle tested and razor sharp, Mr. Brugnoli’s unique background allows him to...
Robert S. Hackett
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(616) 633-7974 29 Pearl Street
Suite 421
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 25 years of experience
DUI, Appeals, Criminal and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Michigan - Dearborn
I was born and raised in the City of Detroit and am committed to serving those individuals accused of committing criminal offenses throughout the State of Michigan.
Marcie Ridley Esq
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE,
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 18 years of experience
DUI, Criminal, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Marcie Ridley is a graduate of the University Tennessee Martin and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She began her legal career working at the Federal Public Defenders Office of Western Michigan and as a law clerk for Grabel & Associates. After passing the bar in 2002, Marcie became an associate attorney at Grabel & Associates. Marcie Ridley handles mostly driver's license restoration cases for Grabel & Associates, an area she excels in. In her free time, Marcie enjoys spending time with her family and being active in her community.
Brian E Gordon
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 21 years of experience
(616) 272-3331 146 Monroe Center NW, Suite 1225
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Michigan State University and Michigan State University

Brian E. Gordon was born in Detroit but raised in the East Lansing area where he attended and graduated from Okemos High School, Michigan State University and Michigan State University College of Law (formerly known as the Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University).

Brian has worked and resided in Grand Rapids for the past 20 years. Brian is an attorney/owner of Gordon & Hess, PLC with a practice primarily focused upon Divorce, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy and Mediation.

Brian is an experienced 20 year veteran of handling Paternity, Divorce, Custody, Parenting Time and Child Support matters for men facing...
Mr George T Krupp
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 60 years of experience
(616) 459-6636 161 Ottawa NW Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
George Krupp was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was admitted to practice law in 1961 and started practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1962 in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office. After years of success in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, George Krupp left for private practice where he has worked for over fifty years. Over his fifty years of experience he has represented thousands of clients facing divorce in Grand Rapids and West Michigan courts. His primary concentration has been in divorce and family law cases. George Krupp’s experience in divorce matters includes handling...
James Dimitriou
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(616) 454-7969 330 Fuller Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Wayne State University
James Dimitriou attended Michigan State University graduating in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Social Science. Following his undergraduate work Mr. Dimitriou continued to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Wayne State University and was quickly admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1988. Mr. Dimitriou is currently admitted to practice in all local jurisdictions as well as the United States District Court, Eastern District (1988), Western District (1992) and the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (2004). Before beginning his own practice, Mr. Dimitriou practiced as a city attorney in the Detroit area, as well...
Peter Samouris
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 25 years of experience
DUI, Criminal, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Mr. Samouris has been a part of the winning criminal defense team at Grabel & Associates for over a decade. During that time he has gotten favorable results for clients in an endless list of types and degrees of criminal offenses in counties all over the state of Michigan. Mr. Samouris credits his success with his client’s criminal cases to his thorough preparation and hardworking attitude. At Grabel & Associates, we understand being prepared is half the battle when getting the best possible results for our clients. Meticulous preparation along with exceptional knowledge and application of the laws that apply...
Gary K. Springstead
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Fremont, MI DUI Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(231) 924-8700 28A W. Main Street
Fremont, MI 49412
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Wayne State University Law School and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Gary K. Springstead is one of the leading criminal attorneys in Grand Rapids and Fremont. As a trial attorney he has developed a busy practice in state and federal courts in Muskegon, Grand Rapids, White Cloud, Hart, Ludington, and Big Rapids. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Springstead was an F.B.I. Special Agent for approximately five years, investigating and assisting in the prosecution of a broad range of federal crimes from sophisticated white collar crimes to violent crimes, terrorism and national security matters. This included investigating numerous high-profile cases in the United States and abroad. Mr. Springstead’s criminal practice is...
Joshua Blanchard
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Greenville, MI DUI Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(616) 773-2945 309 S. Lafayette Street
Suite 208
Greenville, MI 48838
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Joshua Blanchard is a trial lawyer who holds a BBA in Accounting from Northwood University and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He operated a solo law practice representing clients in criminal trial matters throughout the state of Michigan. He has tried a number of jury trials to verdict and has obtained “not guilty” verdicts for his clients in both bench and jury trials. Mr. Blanchard is admitted to practice in Michigan state courts as well as in Federal Court for the Eastern and Western districts of Michigan. Mr. Blanchard represents people in need...
Kelly Lambert
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI DUI Attorney with 31 years of experience
(616) 732-8888 1444 MICHIGAN ST NE Suite 9
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
KELLY G. LAMBERT was born in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1981. In 1985, he received his Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Michigan State University where he was a National Merit Scholar. In December 1988, he received his law degree from University of Michigan Law School, where he was the recipient of the Wolverine State Bar Association Scholarship. In 1989 he was licensed to practice law in New York. In 1990 he was admitted to practice law in Michigan. He was admitted to practice...
Timothy Doman
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 7 years of experience
DUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Wayne State University Law School
Mr. Doman joined Grabel & Associates in 2016 after leaving his position as a Pre-Hearing Attorney with the Michigan Court of Appeals to follow his passion and interest in criminal law. He believes criminal law is fascinating and was eager to join Grabel & Associates due to our exclusive focus on criminal defense and criminal appeals. Mr. Doman’s vast experience working at the Michigan Court of Appeals allows him to quickly and accurately research relevant issues to a client’s criminal defense or appeal and craft well written, comprehensive legal briefs, memos and arguments. His unique background working for both the...
Erin L Emelander
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Newaygo, MI DUI Attorney with 8 years of experience
(231) 303-5005 31 East Wood Street, PO Box 849
Newaygo, MI 49337
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne, Australia
Graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Criminal Justice.
Graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Was member of the Dean's List. Studied abroad in Australia and New Zealand.
Paralegal for The Law Office of Craig A. Jenison (6 years)
Prior Litigation Support Analyst for Varnum (2 years)
Prior internship with Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office: assisted prosecution with a cold case murder trial
Prior internship with Kent County Prosecutor's Office Juvenile Division
Established and ran her own law office following graduation for six months before accepting a position as Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Oceana...
Renee Wagenaar
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 9 years of experience
(616) 723-3143 29 PEARL ST NW STE 421
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
DUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Renee founded WN Law in 2011 in order to provide individuals with quality, affordable legal representation. Renee focuses her practice on both criminal law and family law. In her years of practice, Renee has gained extensive knowledge on how to most effectively represent her clients in order to provide the best possible outcome.

Renee has successfully represented individuals all over the State of Michigan. In her criminal practice, Renee has represented defendants facing everything from a civil infraction to a felony charge. Renee's experience includes crimes in the arena of drug crimes, theft and property crimes, juvenile crimes, violent crimes, sex...
Akiva Goldman
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 34 years of experience
(877) 737-8800 625 Kenmoor Avenue S.E.
Suite 301 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatDUI, Criminal, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Wayne State University
Call Toll Free (877) 737-8800 - WE CAN HELP YOU. We have a successful track record of aggressive legal representation. Let us use our strengths to your advantage. FREE CONSULTATION. For additional information.
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Ravi Gurumurthy
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave. NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationDUI, Appeals, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
William Weise
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Free ConsultationGrand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 25 years of experience
DUI, Criminal, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Steven Simkins
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(616) 350-0909 77 Monroe Center St NW
Suite 700
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Wayne State University Law School
Attorney Steven R. Simkins has been licensed by the State Bar of Michigan since 2003, and he is a member of the Criminal Law, Family Law, and General Practice sections. Mr. Simkins is admitted to practice in all Michigan state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He also serves as a court-appointed attorney in the Kent County Circuit Court for Juvenile Delinquency cases and family neglect cases. Mr. Simkins provides aggressive, personalized representation in the following areas: Criminal...
Ryan Anthony Maesen
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Wyoming, MI DUI Attorney with 13 years of experience
(616) 821-7691 2675 44th St. SW Suite 208
Wyoming, MI 49519
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
Michigan State University
I have a passion for defending the rights of the accused. It disgusts me how often a person is convicted in the public eye without any kind of evidence being introduced against him or her at all. Social media has allowed people to form opinions based on sound bites and not real evidence. I focus mainly on criminal defense and have been practicing since 2006. My office is in Wyoming, MI a suburb of Grand Rapids but I take cases within about an hour of here.
William McCririe
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(800) 342-7896 2922 Fuller Ave., NE
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Grand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 38 years of experience
DUI, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
All attorneys go to trial, but there are a select few who truly live for it. William McCririe is proud to be one of those few. He thoroughly enjoys preparing for trial: reading and connecting with jurors, selecting the right experts, crafting succinct and probing witness questions and taking any necessary steps to make clients comfortable with the process. It is not unusual to find Mr. McCririe meeting with clients and their families evenings and weekends before and during trial; he fights like it’s his own life on the line. Mr. McCririe served as a Livingston County prosecutor for over...
Clayton E Wittman
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Kentwood, MI DUI Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(616) 965-2114 PO Box 888181
Kentwood, MI 49588
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Clay Wittman served 26 years in the Active Duty US Air Force, retiring as a Colonel in 2009. He is now "retired" in Grand Rapids. He has "been around the block" a few times and knows what it means to serve others. As a Lawyer, Clay Wittman takes a very limited number of clients, so that he can serve those few clients with the care and attention they deserve. Clay is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and the Western Michigan Law School. He graduated Law School Magna Cum Laude and...
Joseph Tevlin
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Wyoming, MI DUI Lawyer
(616) 261-5944 508 28th St SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
Free ConsultationDUI and Criminal
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
I have been representing persons charged with a crime for almost 30 years. I take each and every case very seriously and I will aggressively fight and protect my client's rights.
Keith Corbett
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Grand Rapids, MI DUI Attorney with 46 years of experience
(616) 365-5780 61 Commerce Ave SW
#504
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Free ConsultationDUI, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Immigration
University of Notre Dame Law School

Arrested or charged with a DUI or DWI?

Driving under the influence (DUI) means operating a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs that have impaired a person's mental or motor skills. In most states, a person will be considered "impaired" if they exhibit objective signs of intoxication, or if they have a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Many states also have zero tolerance laws for drivers under 21, where any non-zero BAC level constitutes an offense. Most states also hold commercial drivers, such as truck drivers, to a more rigorous standard.

Law enforcement officers use a variety of tests, such as field sobriety tests and breathalyzers, to determine whether a driver is impaired by alcohol. In some jurisdictions, you have a right to refuse some of these tests, but in other jurisdictions you may be required to submit to them. It is important to know the law in your particular state, and to consult a DUI attorney if you are facing charges.

DUI lawyers are criminal defense attorneys focused on representing clients facing DUI/DWI/OWI charges. Each state has different DUI laws. An experienced DUI lawyer will be able to evaluate the case against you and present your options on how to best limit the impact of the charges against you. DUI lawyers also handle related cases such as driver's license reinstatement and DUI record expungement.


Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC): The percentage of alcohol in a person's blood.

Field Sobriety Test: Any one of several roadside tests that can be used to determine whether a driver is impaired.

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