Do the Math and Keep you Cash Police are really cracking down these days on drivers who decide to drink past the legal limit, get behind the wheel of their vehicle, and drive without any
Drug offense prosecutions almost always involve a police search which are sacredly protected by the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states that all persons shall be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. There is no higher
When a police officer suspects a person is driving under the influence of alcohol they will generally administer a preliminary breath test (PBT) at the site of the traffic stop. The results usually determine whether
HOW TO FIGHT A CHEMICAL TEST REFUSAL AND KEEP YOUR LICENSE FROM BEING SUSPENDED The penalty for refusing a breath alcohol test is harsh: a one year license suspension with no guarantee for a restricted.
Firearm Offenses Carrying Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences in Michigan are Unfair and Discriminatory
Firearms possession is a very opinionated subject in our country. The right to bear arms is provided (limited) protected by our country's Constitution and many find that value sacred. Others believe that firearms kill people and therefore
A conviction for retail fraud, i.e. theft, is just like any other criminal conviction: you will have a criminal record that may follow you for the rest of your life. When you apply for a
Michigan's Driver Responsibility Fees are assessed to a person convicted of drunk driving, fleeing and eluding, negligent vehicular homicide, failing to stop and identify at an accident, driving while license suspended or for obtaining seven or more
A top Oakland County Executive able to get DUI dismissed because his lawyers were able to keep the case quiet. In June of 2013 the top Deputy to Oakland County Executive to L. Brooks Paterson
A drunk driving OWI DUI conviction will have a significant impact on everyone's life but some may be more than others. The medical profession including nurses are no exception. The State of Michigan has a
A police officer can’t pull cars over randomly and just because he feels like it. There needs to be a reasonable reason to justify stopping your car so it’s important to not give them one.
In a highly contested Felony DUI prosecution in Port Huron, Barton Morris and his client finally prevailed on April 16, 2014 after a jury of 12 citizens found the Defendant Not Guilty of Third Offense
Sometimes a person will park a vehicle he was driving because he feels he drank too much alcohol to be driving. He may have stopped driving to be safe and because it was the right
Methamphetamine has increasingly, and unfortunately, become a household name. With popular shows such as “Breaking Bad” showcasing its life altering effects, Meth’s pop-culture status seems to be unavoidable. Behind these depictions lies the true danger
Cocaine is a central nervous stimulant drug made from the coco leaf primarily made in Columbia, Peru and Bolivia. The cocaine extraction process is complex and involves heating then cooling the leaves. Alcohol is then
State and Federal governments are increasingly growing worried about the money being spent on jails and prisons. The Federal Government has a budget crisis and federal prisons take a significant portion of the money for
Michigan Criminal and DUI Attorneys
If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense in Michigan, you face serious limitations on your future prospects if you are convicted.
If you are looking for an attorney that will fight for your defense then look no further. Attorney Barton W. Morris, Jr. is a premier criminal defense attorney and trial lawyer in the state of Michigan. Barton has served clients all over the state for more than 15 years, building a diverse case portfolio and win percentage. Make the right choice today and contact Barton for representation.