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Michigan DUI Lawyers Organization MIAOWIA to Host “Success in Defending DUIs” Seminar

An organization of Michigan’s top DUI defense lawyers will be hosting a seminar in December entitled: Success in DUI and DUID? Yes YOU can! Learn how to take

Justice is served

Barone Defense Firm DUI Lawyer Keith Corbett Gets Another Not Guilty!

Barone Defense Firm DUI Lawyer Keith Corbett recently got another not guilty verdict for one of the Firm’s DUI clients.  This case took place in the Troy

DUI in Progress

Michigan DUI Lawyer Offers Tips For Staying Out of Jail on Biggest Bar Night of the Year

In bars and pubs across the country, the night before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest nights of the year. College students and extended family members come

Police issue PBT

BestBuy’s New Bluetooth Breathalyzer a Dangerous Toy More Likely to Cause DUI than Prevent it

A company called “Breathometer” has introduced a device it calls the “Breeze.”  According to the company this device “has a fuel cell sensor built-in

Ryan Ballard

Barone Defense Firm Continues to Grow in Michigan with the Addition of a New Associate Attorney

The Barone Defense Firm, Michigan’s largest DUI Defense Law Firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of an additional associate attorney Mr. Ryan Ballard. Ryan

driving under the influence of marijuana

Stoned Drivers Are Smarter Than Drunk Ones

Contrary to well-known characters portrayed in movies like “Up in Smoke,” and “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” (yes, showing my age), a new study suggests

Police Officer with Handcuffs

Governor Snyder’s New DUI Law Encourages More Drugged Driving Arrests in Michigan

Michigan Governor Snyder signed House Enrolled Bill 5385 on October 14, 2014.  This law amends 257.625 thereby making it easier and far more likely that police


Police Use Stun Gun During DUI Arrest

It is usually not necessary for the police to use excessive force, such as the use of a stun gun, during any sort of traffic stop, including a DUI stop and

driving under influence of Ambien in Michigan

Driving Under Influence of Ambien in Michigan

Driving under the influence of Ambien in Michigan is punishable just as if you were charged and convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol in

Costs in Michigan DUI

Michigan Drunk Drivers Ordered to Pay Judge’s Salary

If you are convicted of drunk driving in Michigan you could be ordered to pay part of the judge’s salary; that is, if house bill 5785, introduced September 9,

GM to use eye tracking technology that can stop DUI

GM to Launch Cars With Eye Tracking Technology That Can Stop Drunk Driving

According to the Financial Times[i], “GM is preparing to launch the world’s first mass-produced cars with eye- and head-tracking technology that can tell


Court Questions High Costs in Michigan DUI Cases

In the recent Michigan Supreme Court case of People v. Cunningham, the court was called upon to decide if Michigan law[i] provides courts with the independent

driving under the influence of marijuana

Is Driving Under Influence of Marijuana Safe?

The question of whether or not driving under the influence of marijuana is safe is not an easy one to answer.  Many law makers and traffic safety advocates


DUI Law Says Felony to Drive Drunk with Under 16 Yr. Old Passenger

The DUI / drunk driving law of most states, including the Michigan DUI laws, have increased penalties for driving drunk with younger passengers.  In fact,

Jail is common for some Michigan DUI offenses

Jury Gives Life in Prison for DUI Third Conviction

A woman was given a sentence of life in prison by a Texas jury, and this sentence was recently upheld by the Texas appeals court.  Finding that a life sentence


Using Synthetic Marijuana and Driving Causing Death a Felony in Michigan

Some people think that if a drug is legal, you can take the drug, drive and be ok.  A perfect example is a synthetic drug like “bath salts,” which is


Use of Breathalyzer Phone Apps Might Cause a DUI Arrest

It is well known that the legal limit in Michigan is .08.  This means if the police breath, blood or urine test show that you are at or above .08, you can be

Patrick Barone speaking at Harvard, 2014

Top DUI Seminar Presented on Campus of Harvard Law School

On July 24-26, 2014, the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) held its annual summer session at the Harvard Law School. The mission statement of the NCDD is

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