ArborYpsi Law

ArborYpsi Law Our experienced Ann Arbor criminal defense attorney will fight on your behalf in court and be with you every step of the way. Being charged with a crime can make your world feel like it has been turned upside down.
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We won’t let that happen. From your first phone call, we will explain the law and your options. Based in Ann Arbor, we appear in courts in Ypsilanti, Chelsea, Saline, Plymouth, Romulus, and throughout Metro Detroit.

We won’t let that happen. From your first phone call, we will explain the law and your options. Based in Ann Arbor, we appear in courts in Ypsilanti, Chelsea, Saline, Plymouth, Romulus, and throughout Metro Detroit.

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02/21/2020

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02/21/2020

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11/14/2019
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Will Michigan See Legal Weed in 2018? - ArborYpsi Law
11/20/2017
Will Michigan See Legal Weed in 2018? - ArborYpsi Law

Will Michigan See Legal Weed in 2018? - ArborYpsi Law

Voters next year may decide whether Michigan legalizes marijuana. A potential ballot initiative in 2018 would do the following: The Highlights Persons 21 and over can use and possess marijuana. In public, a person may possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana. No more than 15 grams may be marijuana conc...

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09/24/2017

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02/05/2017
What To Do When Pulled Over for Drinking and Driving

What To Do When Pulled Over for Drinking and Driving

You’re driving home after the Super Bowl and you’ve had one too many drinks. You see the flashing blue and red lights in the rearview and think - what should you do? Of course, the best practice is to not drink too much and drive, but mistakes happen.

01/05/2015
» Drunk Boating Laws Get Tougher

» Drunk Boating Laws Get Tougher

Everyone knows that when driving a car the legal limit for blood alcohol content is 0.08. What many do not know is that until now the legal limit for operating a boat had actually been a little higher, at 0.10. This has finally changed, as the legal limit for boats was lowered to 0.08 last week.

11/25/2014
» Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department to Begin Using Body Cameras

» Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department to Begin Using Body Cameras

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department announced last week that its deputies will begin wearing body cameras during patrols. This is in addition to the dashboard cameras already placed in patrol vehicles.

11/25/2014
» New Trial for Defendant after Prosecutor goes on Rant against Medical Marijuana

» New Trial for Defendant after Prosecutor goes on Rant against Medical Marijuana

In a case from Munising in the Upper Peninsula, Paul Heminger was convicted of growing about two dozen marijuana plants. On appeal from his conviction, Heminger argued that the prosecuting attorney on the case made improper statements that influenced the jury.

03/19/2014
Medical Marijuana Approved for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Medical Marijuana Approved for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder has been added to the list of medical conditions for which medical marijuana can be used under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act. This is the first condition to be added to the law since it was approved in 2008. PTSD is an anxiety disorder that results from a traumati...

The Michigan Supreme Court Rules That Cities Cannot Ban Medical Marijuana
02/07/2014
The Michigan Supreme Court Rules That Cities Cannot Ban Medical Marijuana

The Michigan Supreme Court Rules That Cities Cannot Ban Medical Marijuana

The Michigan Supreme Court in Ter Beek v. City of Wyoming ruled that city ordinances banning medical marijuana are invalid. The ruling should work to remove prohibitive medical marijuana ordinances in Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Livonia, and Lyon Township.

11/04/2013
Lansing, Jackson, and Ferndale to vote on City Marijuana Laws Tomorrow

Lansing, Jackson, and Ferndale to vote on City Marijuana Laws Tomorrow

On Tuesday the cities of Lansing, Jackson, and Ferndale will vote on whether to amend city marijuana laws. The Lansing and Jackson ballot initiatives would enable individuals 21 years and older to possess, use, or transfer up to one ounce of marijuana on private property.

10/29/2013
Strippers File Class Action Law Suit Against Several Detroit Strip Clubs

Strippers File Class Action Law Suit Against Several Detroit Strip Clubs

A class action law suit filed by strippers against several Detroit area strip clubs alleges that the club owners violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and state minimum wage laws. The suit contends that club owners were able to evade legal obligations under state employment laws by classifying dance...

Traffic Stops in Kalamazoo Decline After Study Reveals Racial Profiling by Police
10/21/2013
Traffic Stops in Kalamazoo Decline After Study Reveals Racial Profiling by Police

Traffic Stops in Kalamazoo Decline After Study Reveals Racial Profiling by Police

A study of traffic stops in Kalamazoo that showed racial profiling by police has resulted in a significant decline in traffic stops and citations issued following the study's public release. The study revealed that black drivers in Kalamazoo were more than twice as likely to be pulled over by a poli...

Getting Drunk on a Train
08/14/2013
Getting Drunk on a Train

Getting Drunk on a Train

Today is the 100th anniversary of the Drunkenness on Trains or Interurban Cars law. This law makes it illegal to be on a train while "in an offensive state of intoxication." A conductor can arrest a drunk passenger and deliver him or her to a police officer at the nearest station.

Michigan Methamphetamine Law
07/22/2013
Michigan Methamphetamine Law

Michigan Methamphetamine Law

Earlier this month, several defendants were sentenced to federal prison as a result of the largest ever methamphetamine seizure in Michigan. The police seized about 20 pounds of pure meth stashed in hidden compartments in the defendants' vehicle during a traffic stop in the town of Paw Paw. The meth...

Michigan Fireworks Law
06/28/2013
Michigan Fireworks Law

Michigan Fireworks Law

July 4th is almost here and that means it’s time for fireworks. Last year the Michigan legislature legalized the sale of fireworks in the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act.

ArborYpsi Law has moved to 206 N Huron in Ypsilanti
05/06/2013

ArborYpsi Law has moved to 206 N Huron in Ypsilanti

04/24/2013
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Moncrieffe v. Holder: Marijuana Distribution Crimes No Longer Lead To Automatic Deportation For Noncitizens

The U.S. Supreme Court in Moncrieffe v. Holder today ruled that a marijuana distribution crime is no longer an offense that will lead to automatic deportation for noncitizens. Before today’s ruling such crimes were considered “aggravated felonies,” a class of offenses that foreclose the opportunity...

04/01/2013
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At ArborYpsi Law we give you personal attention throughout the legal process, working closely with you to produce results. We will keep you involved and informed at all stages of representation. Our goal is to provide affordable legal representation for a full range of services.

04/01/2013
What is an Implied Consent Hearing?

What is an Implied Consent Hearing?

Michigan’s Implied Consent Act requires that motorists who are arrested for drunk driving submit to a chemical test. Motorists in essence give “implied consent” to submit to a chemical test when afforded the privilege to drive in Michigan.

04/01/2013
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The Sixth Circuit Rules That Mortgage Foreclosure is Debt Collection Under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act

In Glazer v. Chase Home Finance, LLC et al., Glazer sought to include mortgage foreclosure as a debt collection under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it was.

04/01/2013
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The Washtenaw County Circuit Rules That City Zoning Laws Are Not Preempted By The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

In the first court challenge to a city’s ability to enforce zoning laws concerning medical marijuana activity, the Washtenaw County Circuit Court held that the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act does not preempt city zoning ordinances.

04/01/2013
How to Challenge a Speeding Ticket

How to Challenge a Speeding Ticket

There are many potential driving-related civil infractions in Michigan that drivers can receive. For many people, their only contact with the justice system will be a traffic-related citation. One of the most common infractions is a speeding ticket.

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If you are facing criminal charges, you want an experienced Ann Arbor criminal defense lawyer who will fight on your behalf in court. We take your case seriously and provide you with exceptional representation, whether it’s a traffic ticket or a drug felony. We understand that legal matters are personal and extremely sensitive, and take this into account throughout your case.

Attorney Sam Bernstein at ArborYpsi Law believes in providing our clients with full transparency, which means we will explain everything that can happen before you step foot in the courtroom.

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