Operation of a Boat While Drunk

Operation of a Boat Under the Influence

For many, a cruise around a lake or afternoon of fishing isn’t complete without a six pack or two. However, boating while drunk is a crime that can have consequences. If you are convicted of drunk boating in the state of Michigan, you can be barred from operating a boat in the state of Michigan – for a few months or for the rest of your life.

Minimum Boating Restrictions for Drunk Boating in Michigan:
No boating on Michigan waterways for 6 months – 1 year.
Maximum Boating Restrictions:
No boating on Michigan waterways indefinitely.

If you are facing criminal charges related to drunk boating in Michigan, the experienced criminal defense attorneys at Hills at Law, P.C. can help.

Marine Industry: Protect Your Job

Losing boating privileges might not seem like a big deal, but if you work in Michigan’s marine industry, a conviction could cost you your livelihood. Our attorneys can take steps to prevent this all-too-common mistake from interfering with your ability to work.

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Kalamazoo

Hills at Law, P.C. is conveniently located in downtown Kalamazoo, near Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. With more than 100 years of combined experience, we have the tools necessary to prevent these charges from having a disproportionate impact on your future. We serve clients one-on-one or as a team which means we always have the flexibility to tailor our approach to our clients’ particular needs. We also have an office in Berrien County to better serve Michigan’s shoreline.


Contact The Firm: 269.373.5430

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