Criminal Defense Attorney

Spencer Law 407 E. Broadway, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 Phone: 989.317.4400 spencerlawmtpleasant.com Like Us On Facebook Why Spencer Law is the Expert We focus exclusively on aggressive criminal defense and represent clients statewide.  If you or someone you know is under criminal investigation or charged with a crime don’t wait! Call Spencer Law today for a free consultation. FAQs Q.  My car insurance recently lapsed.  I don’t have the money to renew it until next month.  Can I get in trouble for driving without insurance? A:  Yes.  Michigan law makes it a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail to operate a motor vehicle without insurance (otherwise called security).  Also, even if you have insurance, if you get pulled over and don’t have a copy of your insurance in the car with you, you can be cited with a civil infraction for not having proof of your insurance. Q.  I recently got pulled over, and the officer said that it was because I had my work parking pass hanging from my rear-view mirror.  The officer said that it was causing a vision obstruction.  Is that legal? A:  Yes.  Under Michigan law, an officer can pull you over if he believes that you have any item that obstructs the vision of the driver. Q.  I received a letter in the mail from the prosecuting attorney’s office after I received a nuisance party ticket saying that if I paid a fine and did some community service hours, it would not go on my record.  Is this legitimate? A:  Yes.  This is known as a “pre-charge deferral.”  The prosecutor will not issue...