Archive for September, 2011

Driver’s License Q&A: DRF Fee

Jerry Hopkins heads the Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Division at Hills Law Office and for 30 years worked at the Michigan Secretary of State office overseeing driver’s license litigation. Jerry answers driver’s license questions in this Q&A series reprinted from the Kalamazoo Gazette. Q: I had 3 points on my license until a recent ticket […]

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Driver’s License Q&A: Drunk Boating

Jerry Hopkins heads the Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Division at Hills Law Office and for 30 years worked at the Michigan Secretary of State office overseeing driver’s license litigation. Jerry answers driver’s license questions in this Q&A series reprinted from the Kalamazoo Gazette. Q: I was arrested for drunk boating. Will it affect my driver’s […]

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People vs Reed: Michigan Medial Marijuana Case Law

The Michigan Court of Appeals has recently affirmed case law related to MCL §333.26428(a), which lists affirmative defenses to charges of manufacturing marijuana. Pursuant to People v. Reed, __ Mich App __; NW2d __ (2011), “for a §8 affirmative defense to apply, the physician’s statement must occur before the purportedly illegal conduct.”   The Michigan […]

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Driver’s License Q&A: Super Drunk Law

Jerry Hopkins heads the Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Division at Hills Law Office and for 30 years worked at the Michigan Secretary of State office overseeing driver’s license litigation. Jerry answers driver’s license questions in this Q&A series reprinted from the Kalamazoo Gazette. Q: What is the new law in Michigan for convicted drunk drivers? […]

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Driver’s License Q&A: Out of State Conviction

Jerry Hopkins heads the Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Division at Hills Law Office and for 30 years worked at the Michigan Secretary of State office overseeing driver’s license litigation. Jerry answers driver’s license questions in this Q&A series reprinted from the Kalamazoo Gazette. Q: I have a Michigan driver’s license and was recently arrested for […]

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