Michigan’s New Roadside Marijuana Testing Program
As detailed in another blog entry, there is no chemical test for determining (i) if a driver is driving under…Read More
Dispute Avoidance: Negotiating and Drafting Contracts
In practicing “dispute avoidance;” i.e., drafting significant contracts that do NOT end up in litigation, lawyers play a critical role.…Read More
The Impact of COVID and Coronavirus on DUI/OWI Cases
The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the day-to-day lives of everybody in the Detroit area and Michigan in general. For…Read More
General Divorce Blog
Ending your marriage is one of the most difficult decisions that you ever make. There is nothing simple or easy…Read More
In the Collaborative Divorce approach, a professional team supports couples through the emotional aspects of divorce as they resolve the…Read More
Why Your Business Should Care about Intellectual Property
If you own a business, you should take steps to protect your intellectual property – it may be the most…Read More
Breathalyzer Myths Debunked
We’ve all heard so many stories about how to beat a breathalyzer test. Truthfully, I used to believe many…Read More
Can You Record a Conversation on Your Cell Phone?
Everybody has a cell phone, and nearly everyone has a smartphone. Sometimes you talk to someone who lies all the…Read More
What are Criminal Charges for Hazing in Michigan
Boys will be boys, we often think. We all know lots of people who were subjected to “hazing”, maybe even…Read More
Can I Challenge a Breathalyzer-Test Result?
Breathalyzer readings are critical pieces of evidence in drunk-driving cases. You need to ensure that the test results were properly…Read More
Businesses Surviving the Quarantine
The business world is confronted with financial issues it’s never before seen. Businesses are quarantined. Unfortunately, though your revenue has…Read More
Drunk Driving – a Summary
Very few people drive while they think they’re drunk. They don’t think they’re a danger to anyone. But something happens,…Read More
Documents that Your Young-Adult Child Should Have (and Doesn’t!)
.Your baby is now 18-years old. Maybe off to college. Maybe living on their own. Not really a baby anymore,…Read More
Michigan Domestic Violence – No Contact Order
If you have been charged with a domestic-violence crime, the judge may have entered a “No-Contact Order” while the case…Read More
Domestic Violence Against Men
We live in the #MeToo era. A record number of female victims have sought justice for physical and sexual abuse…Read More
Detroit Michigan Attorney Working Through COVID-19
At George Law, we are available to assist you with any of your legal needs, despite Michigan's current Shelter-in-place order…Read More
Michigan Domestic Violence: In General
Under Michigan law, it is a crime to threaten to harm or to actually harm an intimate partner. Michigan domestic…Read More
Do You Have to Take a Breathalyzer Test if You Get Pulled over in Michigan?
As Michigan DUI defense lawyers, we are often asked ‘do you have to take a breathalyzer test if you get…Read More
What Happens if You Get an OWI With A Passenger Under 16 in Michigan?
The crime of Operating While Intoxicated is taken very seriously. You face an even harsher sentence if you get an…Read More
Domestic Violence in Michigan: Staying Safe During COVID-19
For victims of abuse, the governor’s quarantine order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 puts them in a nightmare situation:…Read More
Michigan OWI Causing Death Carries a Heavy Sentence
Michigan has strict DUI laws. Unsurprisingly, the courts give elevated sentences to drivers who kill people or cause serious injuries.…Read More
Can You be Arrested for DUI/OWI in a Parked Car in Michigan?
Drunk people often fall asleep in parked cars. They often don’t realize they can be arrested for DUI/OWI in a…Read More
Michigan Politician Charged with Being “Super Drunk” Admits Lesser Charge
Driving “super drunk” carries a heavy penalty. Police recently arrested a Michigan lawmaker and charged her with being “super drunk”…Read More
What is Operating While Visibly Impaired in Michigan?
Many people don’t realize police can charge them with a drunk driving offense even if their blood alcohol content is…Read More
Do Police Have to Prove Drugs Affected Your Driving to Charge You With OWPD in Michigan?
Michigan has a “zero-tolerance” approach to drugged driving. Although many motorists believe police have to prove drugs affected their driving…Read More
How Much Does an Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device Cost in Michigan?
The State of Michigan is increasingly using alcohol ignition interlock devices to keep drunk drivers off the road. Although it…Read More
Did a False Breathalyzer Test Cause Your Drunk Driving Arrest in Michigan?
Breathalyzers have been used in DUI/OWI arrests in Michigan for decades. When drivers are pulled over and breathalyzed, they often…Read More
6 Michigan drunk driving facts you probably did not know
On behalf of George Law, posted in drunk driving charges on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. At George Law, we know a lot about…Read More
What are the differences between DUI, OWI, OWVI and why does it matter?
The legal system is already confusing, right? That's why my profession exists, but you should still educate yourself on the…Read More
5 Things to Do If You Are Pulled Over For a DUI
Let's get one thing straight. Don't drink and drive. Just don't to it. It is dangerous for you, it is…Read More
What to Expect If You Get Pulled Over for Drinking and Driving
The site of those flashing lights behind you can induce major anxiety and if you've been drinking while driving, those…Read More
Can I refuse to take a sobriety test?
On behalf of George Law, posted in blood alcohol tests on Monday, March 5, 2018. If you are ever pulled over because an…Read More
Can an employer refuse to hire me because of a DUI conviction?
On behalf of George Law, posted in blog on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. How does a DUI affect a job search? Our clients often…Read More
Know the Law – Drunk Driving Laws
On behalf of George Law, posted in drunk driving charges on Thursday, November 30, 2017. The holiday season is here, which means holiday…Read More
Andy Levin Considers Run For Michigan Governor!
On behalf of George Law, posted in Law on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The Detroit News - Democrat Andy Levin, a former state…Read More
Michigan is Lenient on DUI?
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in drunk driving charges on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. According to a report released by…Read More
Chemical Test Refusal – What’s Next?
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in blood alcohol tests on Monday, August 28, 2017. What is a Chemical…Read More
Important Facts – Michigan OWI Law
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in drunk driving charges on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. In the state of…Read More
GETTING TO KNOW: Derrick E. George, Esq.
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in DUI on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. http://legalnews.com/oakland/1442752/ Attorney Derrick George has served…Read More
OAKLAND COUNTY Mich. justices hear Northville man’s driveway DUI case.
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Associated Press | 11:54 a.m. ET April…Read More
Drunk driving suspect tells cops she’s Hillary Clinton.
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. on Sunday, May 7, 2017. CHALKHILL, Pa. - Authorities say a drunken…Read More
Ferndale woman pleads guilty to super drunk driving in train crash
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. A Ferndale woman who drove her Jeep…Read More
Court: Weak taillight enough to stop drunken driver
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in DUI on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The…Read More
Federal judge charged with sexual assault in Livonia.
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. on Saturday, March 18, 2017. A federal administrative law judge is facing…Read More
Lawmakers pass toughest DUI limit in U.S. at 0.05%
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in DUI on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Salt Lake City - Utah could…Read More
Judge throws drunk driver’s mom in jail for laughing at victim’s family in court
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Judge Qiana Lillard's no-nonsense approach is getting…Read More
Impaired Driving Law
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. posted in DUI on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. It is a crime for a…Read More
What’s it mean under Michigan law to be “Super Drunk”?
On behalf of Law Offices of Derrick E. George, P.C. on Friday, February 17, 2017. A man who said he…Read More