Month: June 2017

June 26, 2017 Matthew Benedict

Initial child custody in Michigan Child custody in Michigan requires a Court order.  In reality, many unmarried couples are raising children together. The question often arises: I am not married, we have a child, who has child custody in Michigan? The answer is found in a Michigan statute: There are a couple of important points…

June 16, 2017 Matthew Benedict

In Michigan, the process to restore driving privileges after two or more drunk driving convictions is long and arduous. License restoration represents a change in lifestyle for the petitioner. The old drinker is gone, replaced with a sober and more complete person. However, the Michigan Secretary of State and AHS do not issue driver’s licenses…

June 14, 2017 Matthew Benedict

The Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) is a device that measures the alcohol level of the operator of an automobile. In Michigan, most drivers seeking to restore their driver’s license have to drive an automobile with an ignition interlock device for a minimum of a year. Over the years, the BAIID has become more…