New Year’s always brings new laws to the State of Michigan. The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris, P.C. has put together a list of the new laws that will be going into effect this year. Hard copies of proof of insurance will no longer be needed when drivers are pulled over. Drivers will now
Many people choose to ignore a situation, simply hoping that it will just go away. This is never a good idea, but when it is regarding a court case, it could lead to jail time and additional charges, making an already bad situation, much worse. In the State of Michigan, if you are charged with
Proposed Changes to Michigan Gun Use and Ownership Laws – February 2015 Recently, the Michigan House voted on a number of bills created to revise Michigan’s gun ownership and use laws. One of the many proposed changes now on its way to Governor Snyder for approval is the removal of air guns from firearms law.
Under federal law, and the Controlled Substances Act, there is no difference between medical and recreational marijuana use. It is only through state specific laws that the medical use of marijuana is made legal and in Michigan as well as a number of other states, it is this legality along with the perceived outdated child
Most of us are at least somewhat familiar with Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, but in 2004, Romeo and Juliet gained a whole new meaning to some being accused of a sex offense in Michigan. Referred to as the Romeo and Juliet Law, this law protects the rights of those teens convicted of having consensual sex
In January of 2013, Senate Bill 756 was signed by Governor Snyder. Called Kelsey’s Law, it was named in honor of 17 year old Sault Ste. Marie resident Kelsey Raffaele who died in a cell-phone related car accident in 2010. Unfortunately, distracted driving accidents happen all too often in the United States. Distracted driving is