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Alcohol Charges in Michigan

Understanding Various Alcohol Charges

Alcohol-related crimes in Michigan are taken very seriously by prosecuting attorneys and the court system and the charges vary. If you’re facing alcohol charges, you may be charged with anything from a DUI and OWI, to drunk and disorderly and Super Drunk. Much of this depends on what you were doing when police became involved and how much alcohol was consumed for you to have any alcohol charges.

Outside of court-related penalties, the perception from the greater public of some of these charges can be negative and harmful to your personal image – even when you only made a mistake. While the most common alcohol crimes are often misdemeanors, they can come with hefty penalties and unsuspecting life-altering consequences.

Get Expert Defense for Alcohol Crimes

Whether you’re charged with a DUI, Public Intoxication, or Super Drunk, you need a criminal defense attorney who understands how the courts operate. Every court works differently and an experienced lawyer knows what to expect in each courthouse in Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County, and Washtenaw County. At the Schwartz Law Group, you’ll work with Mr. Steven L. Schwartz from start to finish. With nearly 30 years of experience in criminal defense, Mr. Schwartz has developed relationships within each of the separate courts while helping his clients get the best possible outcome for their alcohol infractions.

Ready to get help? Call us at 248-266-8720.

Common Alcohol-Related Charges

Drunk Driving & DUI

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a common offense in Michigan.

Read about drunk driving charges.

OWI Charges

Operating While Intoxicating can come with stronger charges.
Read the penalties associated with an OWI Charge.

Drunk & Disorderly Conduct

Public intoxication in Michigan may come with other charges.

Learn the consequences in Michigan.

Driver’s License Suspension or Revocation

Your license may be suspended or revoked with a DUI or OWI charge.

Learn the license restoration process.

Our Philosophy

With nearly 30 years of experience, Steven L. Schwartz built a reputation around helping clients achieve a fair trial throughout Oakland County and Southeast Michigan.

Every client that works with us is treated fairly – with respect and dignity. We will thoroughly review your case to look for any inaccuracies that may have occurred at any point while a client had contact with the police. In our experience, a thorough case review by an experienced team will get you the best possible outcome from any alcohol-related charge.

If you’re facing an alcohol-related charge, call the criminal defense attorneys at the Schwartz Law Group. The sooner you call, the faster we can start looking for ways to get you the best possible alcohol defense.