Archive for January, 2017

Miranda Warnings: Know the Basics

The most common issue I am presented with in initial consultations are Miranda warnings. The Miranda warning is one of the most widely recited quotes in law enforcement (“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say…” etc.), yet are probably the most widely misunderstood constitutional guarantees that American citizens have. Here are the […]

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When can I seek help for my drug problem and not get arrested?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Opiate – prescription and illicit – are the main driver of drug overdose deaths. Opiates were involved in 33,091 deaths in 2015, and opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 1999.”  In Michigan in 2015, 1,980 individuals died from a drug overdose.  This is up 13.3% from 2014. […]

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